Last Activity:09-01-2014 7:53 PM
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Posted in thread: Secondary timing on 09-01-2014 at 09:11 PM
I am going to go ahead and rack to a secondary for this brew. The reason: I sugar carb in mini
kegs, and ever racking befire filling the kegs, I get huge yeast cakes on the bottom that
affect taste, a...
Posted in thread: Kolsch yeast on 07-22-2014 at 04:17 PM
Posted in thread: Kolsch yeast on 07-22-2014 at 12:26 PM
I use Irish Moss or whirlfloc, and I add gelatin before the cold crash.
Posted in thread: Kolsch yeast on 07-22-2014 at 11:47 AM
I am considering using a lager yeast instead.
Posted in thread: Kolsch yeast on 07-22-2014 at 11:42 AM
I would love to make a Kolsch, but my last attemp was a horrible cloudy bready mess. My worst
brew ever. Everyone says that Kolsch yeast needs to be cold conditions for a long time. I only
Posted in thread: Floaties on 07-22-2014 at 02:11 AM
It is SF05.The particles remain suspended.. forever. Its not a sloppy pour. They never settle.
Posted in thread: Floaties on 07-22-2014 at 01:37 AM
I brewed an APA that has very small little particles floating in it. They look like very fine
yeast particles, smaller than a pencil dot. The beer is otherwise perfectly clear. No matter
how long I st...
Posted in thread: Ghetto grain brewing substantial mash on 06-27-2014 at 07:35 PM
So just throw the grains in the pot? And filter them out at the end of the mashing? Do you have
to stir them for the hour to avoid burning?
Posted in thread: Succession of follies - First Partial mash on 06-27-2014 at 07:31 PM
First I winged it and did my best to keep the temp 150F.Then I wasn't sure how to sparge, so I
put the grain bags ina bowl with half gallong of tap water and squished a round, and
sqeezed.Then after t...
Posted in thread: Ghetto grain brewing substantial mash on 06-27-2014 at 01:40 PM
That is 1.5 gallons with 3-4 pounds, and same in pot #2. That is OK I think.