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  • Posted in thread: Recommendation for Saison Recipe on 07-21-2014 at 09:06 PM
    Just a blanket will be fine. You're just trapping the heat generated by the yeast activity.
    Once active fermentation slows, it'll drop to room temperature even with the blanket. I'm sure
    a heater woul...

  • Posted in thread: Recommendation for Saison Recipe on 07-19-2014 at 06:29 PM
    Saisons want to start low and finish high. I keep it cool, about 65, on the first day and let
    it rise on its own. Around day 3-4, I'll wrap the carboy with a blanket to trap the heat in and
    let it fin...

  • Posted in thread: Cucumber in beer on 06-27-2014 at 11:22 PM
    I peel them, cut them into chunks and freeze before adding them after primary slows down. Pound
    per gallon. Comes out great.

  • Posted in thread: Saison question on 06-15-2014 at 12:30 AM
    Definitely want to mash low. 148 is good. Consider a 90 minute rest. You're going to this bone
    dry. FG should be below 1.010.I let it start fermentation at 68 and free raise it to above 80.
    This way y...

  • Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde taste on 04-30-2014 at 03:19 AM
    I have a Belgian tripel OG/FG 1.080/1.013 which spent 28 days in primary followed by three day
    cold crash and bottle conditioned. I used 6 oz corn sugar by weight. Opened my first one
    tonight after 41...

  • Posted in thread: Stout has no body?? on 04-11-2014 at 05:57 PM
    A few ounces of maltodextrin next time ought to do the trick.

  • Posted in thread: No water in airlock on 02-26-2014 at 10:08 PM
    Are you sure there isn't a leak in the airlock? I agree it's most likely counter-pressure. I
    only ask because I found a repeating empty airlock and it turns out it was a slow leak.

  • Posted in thread: Best online retailers for NJ area? on 02-20-2014 at 10:32 PM
    The Thirsty Quaker is opening on Tuesday (Feb 25) in Jersey City. Full homebrew shop, craft
    beer, wine, liquor. Very knowledgeable staff.

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale help on 02-20-2014 at 10:01 PM
    Use pure pumpkin .. NOT pumpkin pie filling. I used two large (29 oz) cans of Libby's. Dumped
    them in a roasting pan in the oven at 350 for an hour and then added it to the boil with 15
    minutes to go....

  • Posted in thread: Movie name game on 02-12-2014 at 05:01 PM
    top gun

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