Last Activity:04-22-2013 1:32 PM
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Posted in thread: Biofine vs Isinglass vs Gelatin on 04-22-2013 at 06:32 PM
I have used gelatin exclusively for beer. I only use it on beers that I really want to clear up
or with yeast strains that don't flocculate well. As gelatin has worked so well and is cheap I
Posted in thread: Mash thickness question on 04-17-2013 at 09:58 PM
I'm brewing a 5.5gal batch which will use 11.5 lbs of grain, if I go 1.5qt per pound I'll have
4.3gal of strike water. Add that to the .5gal of sparge water per pound and I come up with
10.05 gallons ...
Posted in thread: Mash thickness question on 04-17-2013 at 07:57 PM
I used 1.25 - 1.5 for several years when I had my three tier system. I finely decided I
couldn't taste the difference and the 1.5 was easier to work with. I have since made a
recirculating "brew in a ...
Posted in thread: recirculating BIAB where to put my probe on 03-27-2013 at 08:39 PM
Placed mine in a tee on the pump output because mine is a gas controlled system and I wanted
something removed from the burner. Guess it was a good choice since my system is spot on when
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 03-25-2013 at 12:49 PM
Mine came out on the numbers but way too dark for an Irish Red. However, it is an outstanding
Posted in thread: Left Hand Milk Stout Clone on 03-22-2013 at 04:41 PM
I was curious if the lactose is factored in to the OG at 1.062. When one is working up the ppg
on a grain bill I assume you do not include non-fermentables but don't they add to the OG?Does
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 02-28-2013 at 01:17 PM
Popped the cap on my first bottle. Very good indeed. Modest head, good lace and a malty finish.
What more could a man want....Is a tad dark for a red but thats a minor tweak for the next
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 01-10-2013 at 01:25 PM
Thanks, This does make sense.
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 01-09-2013 at 01:43 PM
Looking for feedback on those of you that bottle condition......Original post here recommends
to add 1/2 packet S-04 into bottling bucket to help clear beer....is this really necessary or
Posted in thread: when is yeast shocked? on 12-12-2012 at 02:32 PM
I think I understand the yeast being thrown into 35*F brew will stay dormant even though they
become hydrated. I'm assuming once a cold crashed bottled brew warms to room temp these little
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