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  • Posted in thread: All Grain - Aeration on 11-15-2012 at 06:07 PM
    Also consider your end goal. If it is to make great beer for you to enjoy in your own home, I'd
    just shake it and enjoy in 3 weeks. If you are trying to perfect yeast techniques / move into

  • Posted in thread: Bavarian Hefewiezen all grain on 11-15-2012 at 02:33 AM
    I wouldn't recommend the ferulic acid rest or a protein rest unless you are positive it is with
    floor malted pilsner. If it is well modified, the protein rest has already been accomplished by
    your mal...

  • Posted in thread: Keggle Mash Tun Questions on 11-15-2012 at 02:17 AM
    Agree with answers 2 and 3 above. For 1, even with recirculating and controlling for heat, your
    efficiency will be off if you don't sparge, Even if you put all the water in at once. That is
    partly bec...

  • Posted in thread: Gamma amylase rest on 11-15-2012 at 02:11 AM
    any particular reason you'd be investigating this? It sounds like it will give you good
    attenuation, but unless you are looking for super attenuation in lager settings (light american
    lager?) Can't se...

  • Posted in thread: Battle over the "strange" name on 11-12-2012 at 04:51 AM
    Yeah, I can't argue much with that. But you have to see that this isn't the best way. Proving
    confusion is really difficult, even if there are cases of mild confusion before. It would have
    been helpfu...

  • Posted in thread: Battle over the "strange" name on 11-12-2012 at 04:38 AM
    Bovineblitz, how could a little paperwork not be better than all this ill will they are
    generating? Although you are "obligated" if you wish to protect other copyrights and
    trademarks. You can also ca...

  • Posted in thread: how did you choose recipes when you first started brewing beer? on 11-11-2012 at 06:20 AM
    I agree with everyone about making beers you enjoy, but I would also suggest either a Heffe or
    a Saison because they are simple recipes and the yeast can handle more erratic fermentation

  • Posted in thread: No starting gravity taken, Problem? on 11-11-2012 at 06:17 AM
    Right, and also make sure your yield was correct. If you didn't get as much as you thought the
    OG is probably on the higher end, and if you got more than planned, it's probably on the lower
    end. It's ...

  • Posted in thread: WLP002 (English Ale yeast) vs WLP041 (Pacific Ale yeast)? on 11-06-2012 at 03:07 AM
    Definitely recommend 002 for the Porter. I've split batches with lots of different British
    yeasts, Yorkshire, Whitbread, British Ale, Scottish and English. By far, my notes with 002 are
    the cleanest. ...

  • Posted in thread: How is this American Pale Ale looking? on 11-06-2012 at 03:00 AM
    Yeah, according to that calc, your bitterness is goig to be too high for a pale. You could
    either change the bittering hops or change the amount to, say .75 oz if you have an accurate
    scale. Could als...