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04-19-2014 2:18 AM

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  • Posted in thread: WLP644 vs WLP650 on 04-12-2014 at 03:29 AM
    Got curious(hey its my first time aging like this) and took samples. Raspberry down to
    1.009(1st pic), blackberry 1.010. Must have introduced some oxygen because one formed a gnarly

  • Posted in thread: Help! Very high FG? on 04-06-2014 at 06:21 AM
    I'd start by posting your exact recipe. If you followed an extract recipe its hard to imagine
    missing OG by 40pts.

  • Posted in thread: Choc/Espresso Milk Stout Carbing problems on 03-30-2014 at 10:18 PM
    Volume: 3 Gal (3 gal boil, 1/2 gal top off, distilled water)OG 1.069 FG 1.0274# Briess Dark
    DME(2 lbs at flameout)9.6 oz lactose(at flameout)2.4 oz extra dark crystal7.2 oz pale chocolate
    malt155 degr...

  • Posted in thread: Accidentally left some wort sitting in my hydrometer cylinder on 03-19-2014 at 03:17 PM
    It could just be bacteria. My ambient yeast capture went through two waves of "fermentation".
    The first looked a lot like that, it petered out in a day or two. Then two weeks later it
    randomly started...

  • Posted in thread: Mold on top of yeast slurry jar on 03-07-2014 at 06:44 AM
    Just boil it to kill any possibilities of infection.Lol...

  • Posted in thread: WLP644 vs WLP650 on 02-20-2014 at 05:19 AM
    I ended up needing to go to my lhbs anyways so I swapped for 650. The close ups are 3 days in.
    One has 10oz raspberries, the other has 10oz blackberries(both frozen and thawed a few times).
    Both have ...

  • Posted in thread: Using "Brewing Classic Styles" with a 5 Gallon Kettle on 02-18-2014 at 04:04 AM
    Using extracts you shouldn't be coming in very far off gravity. If the amount of water is
    correct and the weight of the extract is correct then the gravity should be pretty much
    correct. I've brewed a...

  • Posted in thread: Suck back.. on 02-15-2014 at 05:25 AM
    Just use a solid stopper, The S-shaped airlocks will allow air into the fermenter, I would
    rather keep it sealed with a stopper/bungWhen you eventually remove the solid stopper pressure
    equalizes and ...

  • Posted in thread: DME slurry? on 02-13-2014 at 08:14 PM
    A good whisk mixes DME in with no clumping.

  • Posted in thread: WLP644 vs WLP650 on 02-05-2014 at 11:52 PM
    Thanks. I think I'll just use it then, save a trip.