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Posted in thread: Poor bottle ferment with French Saison - any tips? on 02-12-2014 at 03:01 AM
First of all, I have to say I am very, _very_ sorry you were not able to get WY3711. That is
some tear-inducingly beautiful yeast. I would invite 3711 as a groomsman at my wedding if I
Posted in thread: Too Much Oatmeal? on 02-12-2014 at 12:41 AM
That's about 17% oats, which many would call too much. I have found my happy spot with oatmeal
stouts to be about 10%.You do say though that it doesn't taste good, but how does it not taste
Posted in thread: So I really am a noob. I'm brewing an oatmeal stout as a partial mash for my third br on 02-11-2014 at 11:02 PM
Yes, less resistance pressure will help prevent an explosion, but will still leave the option
of a big foamy mess open. I highly suggest getting some Fermcap-S if you are wanting to push
Posted in thread: Mash run on 02-11-2014 at 10:47 PM
Maybe a little, but no reason you couldn't epoxy it up anyways since it's on the outside!
Posted in thread: Does Vodka Lower FG Readings? on 02-11-2014 at 07:29 PM
It would lower the gravity, yes. Vodka is ~0.950 SG, and GU=(SG-1)*1000, so:512oz (4 gallons)
beer at 1.006 = 6GU*512oz = 3072 GUoz6oz (4 'normal' shots) vodka at 0.950 = -50GU*6oz = -300
Posted in thread: Tips on racking apfelwein and how to preserve in the bottles? on 02-11-2014 at 02:19 AM
Hey there... do you want carbonated apfelwein or "still"/flat apfelwein?Also, welcome to the
forums! where are you from?
Posted in thread: Hair in bottling bucket... on 02-11-2014 at 12:17 AM
I wouldn't be too worries, mostly because it won't do you any good!You know the saying.........
hair today, gone tomorrow! Hopefully it turns out good :)
Posted in thread: AG tasting like extract? on 02-11-2014 at 12:13 AM
I guess a higher-than-expected FG could be an "extract-like" flavor, which could be from a
too-high mash temp, poor conversion (pH, temp, etc).Lack of complexity might lead some to taste
Posted in thread: Got this in the mail today! on 02-10-2014 at 11:33 PM
A wonderful book for sure! Some now-commonplace technical practices aren't covered in it (like
BIAB) but the foundation it builds for you is extremely solid. Just be aware that there are
other ways to...
Posted in thread: stuck fermentation - give up and bottle? on 02-10-2014 at 09:40 PM
How does it taste?