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Posted in thread: JBLM Brewfest 2013 on 02-01-2013 at 04:40 AM
crazy, I already entered this, but it's a nice heads up to know that I have to have $10 at the
door in order to get in for the awards ceremony. however it sucks that I won't be there until
late in the...
Posted in thread: First competition coming up on 01-27-2013 at 09:29 PM
Just an update. I entered into the JBLM competition ( In three categories, the Alt,
Dunkelweizen and Dry Stout. Decided not to go with the specialty.Reasoning is that I got to
crack one of each and t...
Posted in thread: idea for yeast profiles on 01-19-2013 at 05:00 AM
I've been doing research into this to try and discover the thresholds of the genus
Saccharomyces. and have yet to find it. there is more knowledge and data regarding
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and yet m...
Posted in thread: idea for yeast profiles on 01-19-2013 at 04:50 AM
The Belgian yeasts are especially problematic to get data for. Attenuation is way off the mark
when used in real world scenarios. Flavors are so different in high gravity vs low gravity, low
temp vs h...
Posted in thread: idea for yeast profiles on 01-17-2013 at 05:20 AM
On a side note, do the Amish drink? I can only assume there are Amish in Amish county.
Posted in thread: idea for yeast profiles on 01-17-2013 at 05:06 AM
True, while I keep a lot of data on my brews(not the first dozen batches) I do not expect every
brewer to do so, but the listed data points are ones that most would have. By getting the
extreame data ...
Posted in thread: idea for yeast profiles on 01-17-2013 at 04:14 AM
Background: I was trying to look up the operational ranges for particular yeast strains from
given labs. I have a few homebrew shops in the area so I have plenty of options when it comes
to yeast. How...
Posted in thread: Primary lager temp minimum on 01-15-2013 at 03:28 PM
You might be able to get away with fermenting at those temps depending on the yeast, but
lagering needs to happen around freezing temps (32 - 34 F).It was my understanding that lager
yeast needs the 5...
Posted in thread: Primary lager temp minimum on 01-15-2013 at 05:41 AM
Okay, so I usually brew ales because of temp control limitations. Over the last few weeks the
temperature has kept at a near constant 40-42 degrees in my garage and I have lagered two ales
in there. N...
Posted in thread: batch sparging questions on 01-14-2013 at 05:10 PM
I did my first AG this weekend and did a batch sparge in 2 stages. I didn't stir much at all
and came out with about 65% efficiency.I will stir like the devil next time around. Anyone run
into issues ...