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Posted in thread: Is there an unavoidable "homebrew" taste? on 05-14-2014 at 09:18 PM
Your yeast handling is suboptimal. Pitching at 76 degrees and then chilling the wort to 58
stresses the yeast tremendously. Drop the temperature to 62 degrees first, then pitch the
yeast. Going any lo...
Posted in thread: Importance of pH for BIAB on 03-08-2014 at 08:06 PM
I BIAB and I adjust my mash water to keep it within 5.4-5.6 pH. Mostly use lactic acid. My
beers have improved lately. That could be a factor.
Posted in thread: Consistent acetaldehyde issues on 02-15-2014 at 06:07 PM
Try less yeast.
Posted in thread: Fermenting/Primary question and conditioning question on 01-31-2014 at 03:20 AM
You are correct that fermentation is done when gravity readings remain the same. The yeast do
need a couple of days to clean up byproducts. Larger beers will get better over time. For your
Posted in thread: Brewing an IPA with Lucky Charms on 01-29-2014 at 12:30 AM
Lucky Charms INGREDIENTS: Lucky Charms (Oats, (Whole Grain Oats, Flour), Marshmallows (Sugar,
Modified Corn Starch, Corn Syrup, Dextrose, Gelatin, Calcium Carbonate, Yellow 5 & 6, Blue 1,
Red 40), Art...
Posted in thread: Which of the three pots to use? on 01-28-2014 at 06:57 PM
The 60qt is in the sweet spot for full volume 6 gallon biab. The 28qt could work if you topped
off with water after the mash and watched like a hawk for boil overs. Might have to add more
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 01-22-2014 at 12:01 AM
Brewed this with conan and a little apollo, good beer, but totally different. Def not cloned.
Posted in thread: beer tools 2 on 01-20-2014 at 07:58 PM
Actually it you're upgrading it only cost 13 bucks to do so. Not the full 30. Just log into
beertools pros website with the information you purchased version 1.5 with and it'll give you
the discount. ...
Posted in thread: beer tools 2 on 01-19-2014 at 02:29 AM
I have btp 1.5 and I was thinking of either switching to beersmith or upgrading. Not sure if
the upgrade is a good value. Seems like it is $30 unless I am missing something. Might switch
to beersmith ...
Posted in thread: 240V 5500W 30A 50L ebiab keggle conversion w/recirculation [pics] on 01-15-2014 at 05:08 PM
I have a few questions about this buildHow important is the use of pumps, does being able to
recirculate and whirlpool really make a big difference? Will this still work well if the pump
is omitted? H...