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Posted in thread: Yeast starter question about what to pitch... on 06-18-2012 at 08:50 PM
so you think pitching the whole slurry of 1.6L should be okay? For a heady IPA I don't think it
should matter that much as if it was a very light beer... I have just been getting some
sweetish beers t...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question about what to pitch... on 06-18-2012 at 08:31 PM
I am brewing up a fairly big IPA tomorrow OG should be around 1.070ish... I am currently making
a 1600ml starter of Wyeast 1056 with 160grams of LME... my question and forgive me if its a
total noob q...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder extract kit help on 05-15-2012 at 09:57 PM
I figure I'd just be setting it in a funnel on top of the carboy, so size isn't as big a deal,
and that one was all stainless and a decent price, so I went for ityou have a blow off tube
setup ready r...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder extract kit help on 05-15-2012 at 09:52 PM
that'll do pig. that'll do.:mug:
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder extract kit help on 05-15-2012 at 09:44 PM
something like this works just fine... just make sure to break the wood out of the middle
since you don't want that boiling away in your beer...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder extract kit help on 05-15-2012 at 09:27 PM
I have a couple more questions. When I feel ready I will post the tweaked instructions and see
what you guys think. I appreciate the help on making my attempting to make my first brew
Posted in thread: 1.070-1.030 after 16 days... on 05-14-2012 at 10:17 PM
It was a extract kit... i steeped the grains in 152 degree water... I will try giving the batch
a swirl and giving it a few more days... I also used 9 lbs of LME and some sugar to get the OG
Posted in thread: 1.070-1.030 after 16 days... on 05-14-2012 at 07:06 PM
Brewed up a Pliny clone and only pitched one pack of Wyeast... this is the first time I have
checked the gravity but it seems high after 2 weeks... any thoughts? I did not pitch a starter,
just smack ...
Posted in thread: when to bottle? on 05-15-2006 at 02:51 PM
How long did your Belgain ale sit in the primary? If you waited for the bubbles to slow to 1
bubble per minute before transfering to the secondary then i dont see why for the super long
Posted in thread: Sweet Smelling after transfer to secondary on 05-09-2006 at 03:40 PM
yeah it tasted a little sweet.... nothing rediculous though, I'll drink it. Another thing that
happened was it took a WHILE to get a full boil going even though I was using a 3 gal pot....