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Posted in thread: Is starter ok? on 09-29-2016 at 01:22 PM
Yeah, alot of the English ale yeasts get clumpy like that. Try out a starter of Wyeast's London
Posted in thread: Pump In (Inside) a Toolbox - Stainless on 09-26-2016 at 02:09 PM
So I am finally moving forward with assembling this beast, and I have a question (not sure if
it's a concern).I have two pumps that I am going to fit inside a steel Kobalt toolbox I
purchased. I will ...
Posted in thread: Traveling with Cornies (advice sought) on 09-20-2016 at 12:54 PM
Couple notes:Not sure of your process, but I almost always wind up with a bit of gunk at the
bottom of my cornies. This is OK if the keg is stationary, but once you move it, say bye-bye to
clear beer ...
Posted in thread: Can anyone tell me if this is oxidation? on 09-16-2016 at 06:16 PM
Even the OG sample looks to have a hint of that brownish color going on... Hard to imagine that
was 100% Pilsner, unless you boiled the ever loving crap out of it for too long and got some
Posted in thread: NEW StrangeBrew Elsinore Thread on 09-15-2016 at 02:14 PM
There's definitely one guy on the strangebrew reddit who built out a Strangebrew-based
controller for both brewery control and kegerator/fermentation cabinet temp control. He may be
able to provide a ...
Posted in thread: the necessity of starters (or lack thereof?) on 09-12-2016 at 07:35 PM
Pitching a healthy, and active, starter can significantly reduce the lag phase of fermentation,
which has the dual benefit of speeding up your overall fermentation timeline and stressing the
Posted in thread: Using non-bittering hops for bittering? on 09-12-2016 at 07:26 PM
I've used all those you listed, with the exception of Centennial, for bittering at one time or
another. And Centennial, AKA Super Cascade, should be just fine too...
Posted in thread: Black Hog Granola Brown grain>extract conversion on 09-12-2016 at 02:31 PM
Here's one place you can get themJust do a Google Search for malted oats, and you'll get a
handful of other potential sources too.
Posted in thread: Black Hog Granola Brown grain>extract conversion on 09-09-2016 at 06:14 PM
Great beer! I actually volunteered at that brewery back in December to work on their canning
line!Gonna be tough, with an extract recipe, to make that go much lower on the FG scale - you
might try a m...
Posted in thread: What kind of home brewer are you? on 09-09-2016 at 06:04 PM
Scientist first, then recipe guy after that...I'm always playing with new gear, refinements to
said gear, or methods to use it all in new, different, and hopefully better ways. But I play
around with ...