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Posted in thread: re-pitch on old yeast and bugs? on 11-12-2012 at 12:47 AM
I had a sour experiment that didn't work out well due to the wort (really poor 2nd runnings
from another beer) that was fermented with us-04 and then had dregs from various wild beers
poured into it. ...
Posted in thread: Cider won't start? on 11-03-2012 at 07:32 PM
wyldewal: I might have to give that a try as a last ditch attempt at saving this, thanks for
the info.BWN, I don't have the containers anymore but I'm pretty sure this was just 100%
pressed apple juic...
Posted in thread: Cider won't start? on 11-03-2012 at 03:41 PM
So I'm stuck here, I have a cider that just won't start fermenting and was hoping the experts
might have some ideas :). I previously made a 1 gallon batch that turned out great so I stepped
it up to 4...
Posted in thread: KBS Clone Recipe in Zymurgy! on 07-16-2012 at 02:16 AM
Curious if anyone using the "bigger" recipe (the one with 15lbs of 2-row) has tried to get
another beer out of the grains using a parti-gyle process? Was hoping to do this beer next
weekend and was th...
Posted in thread: Castle Rock water? on 03-12-2012 at 08:49 PM
Just in case anyone cares, the lady I spoke with was very helpful but said that the city
doesn't have a report with the data I need, they just do what the government requires which is
the water qualit...
Posted in thread: Castle Rock water? on 03-05-2012 at 11:32 PM
I dont know if you have already found what you were looking for but a quick googling of Castle
Rock water quality resulted in this document from the city did find that but it seems to only
have the ...
Posted in thread: Castle Rock water? on 03-02-2012 at 01:25 PM
Thanks for the info. My issue is that almost every other beer I make seems to be lacking a
"backbone", they basically taste like bitter water. I started a thread in the all grain section
about it and ...
Posted in thread: Causes for no maltiness? on 03-01-2012 at 02:55 AM
sounds like i need to get some pH strips :)as for the yeast and malt, i've used various types
of yeast, mainly dry but my most recent was wlp001. the malt is usually either maris otter or
Posted in thread: Castle Rock water? on 03-01-2012 at 12:15 AM
Have another thread going about trying to figure out some beer issues and one of the things
that has come up is my water profile. I figured before I went to the city I'd see if anyone in
the Castle Ro...
Posted in thread: Causes for no maltiness? on 02-29-2012 at 01:07 AM
Thanks for the ideas guys, I guess I'll just have to play around. I've been wanting to brew a
big RIS for next winter but I don't want to risk it being crappy so I'm trying to get
everything figured o...