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Posted in thread: Recipe Critique: Going for a cheap and easy pilsner like ale. on 10-24-2016 at 04:27 PM
I care, what yeast choice would you recommend? was almost thinking us-05 or us-o4and by
pilsner, I guess I should clarify. an Ale that is similiar in taste to something like
Krombocher pils.If you're ...
Posted in thread: Recipe Critique: Going for a cheap and easy pilsner like ale. on 10-19-2016 at 06:58 PM
It's not even close to a pilsner, but who cares. Brew it, drink it, adjust next time. I don't
like either of those yeast choices for this beer, but who am I to care. Brew it, drink it,
adjust next tim...
Posted in thread: Gnats shut down my brewing on 10-06-2016 at 09:18 PM
I've battled with fungus gnats and fruit flies in the past. My best method of differentiating
them is the color of their abdomen - fungus gnats tend to be black/gray, while fruit flies tend
to be redd...
Posted in thread: Noob cider questions on 10-04-2016 at 05:03 PM
Well today was the day and the verdict is in. They are gushers and I picked up some yeast in
them so it's a fail. My second batch was started on 8/17/16 and put into a secondary on 9/17.
The cake in t...
Posted in thread: Full volume expected results on 09-27-2016 at 06:25 PM
I just spent an hour trying to figure out if I could get BeerSmith to help me with mash
efficiency and I'm ready to scream. If I set the brew house efficiency to 100% then the mash
efficiency goes to ...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 09-21-2016 at 02:01 PM
The"sulfur bombs" are in ales using to much smb and are easily off gassed by passing co2
through the beer or laggered outI would not say "easily". Lagering ales doesn't seem to have
much effect on exc...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 09-20-2016 at 07:10 PM
For BIAB brewers; how could we mimic underletting?I utilize a bag within a stainless basket in
my kettle. Typically, I just pour my grain into the bag/basket, with it already residing in the
Posted in thread: Interactive Hop Chart on 09-20-2016 at 02:02 PM
Up and Running (original version):https://hopchart.shinyapps.io/hopchart/
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 09-15-2016 at 04:33 PM
Has anyone tried this with a mash / batch sparge in a cooler? I am wondering how much
efficiency is negatively impacted if you fill the water from the bottom and do not stir the
grain / water at dough...
Posted in thread: Water conservation AND stagnation on 09-11-2016 at 11:57 PM
Chloramines are really stable in water and won't dissipate at any great pace. Chlorine will
dissipate fairly quickly. Leaving a pot of water out overnight that contains chloramines is of
no great valu...