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Posted in thread: Converting a Recipe to Imperial on 07-23-2014 at 09:10 PM
1) Yes, imperializing a recipe does work. The no portion of this is answer is that you have to
increase hop quantities to offset the increased alcohol.2) Increasing grain ratio is one option
Posted in thread: Wheat yeasts - sulfur odors on 07-23-2014 at 08:59 PM
Sure, there is room to improve your yeast health based on what information you've provided us,
but are you still under the impression that sulfur production from wheat beer yeasts is bad? I
Posted in thread: Pilsner ale - recipe ok? on 07-23-2014 at 07:13 PM
You're sure 100% pilsner wouldn't look more like this than this I'm sure. Here's a link to
my German Pils recipe that has 96.2% Pils malt, 1.7% melanoidin, and some acidulated malt for
Posted in thread: Wheat yeasts - sulfur odors on 07-23-2014 at 06:38 PM
That's perfectly normal, and it will go away. It's hydrogen sulfide, produced by the yeast
during anaerobic fermentation. Don't worry about how it smells during fermentation, just see it
Posted in thread: Converting a Recipe to Imperial on 07-23-2014 at 06:32 PM
You certainly can boost the gravity of your favorite beer to "imperialize" it as you say, but
you'll need to adjust a few other aspects as well of course. For something like a stout, you
might want to...
Posted in thread: Pilsner ale - recipe ok? on 07-23-2014 at 05:18 PM
With the goal of brewing a 19l/5gal batch of something easily drinkable for people not into
heavy beers, does this seem ok?Looking for that golden pilsner color, not the watery bud lite
color, but I w...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 07-18-2014 at 04:39 PM
21201.5+11 Centennial IPA21212.5
Posted in thread: Widow Maker Black Ale on 07-17-2014 at 05:14 PM
For those paying attention, yes, that's the MTU logo on the shirt. "I Survived Semester
Conversion at Michigan Tech"My wife and I are both Tech alum. She was one of the few who
actually benefited from...
Posted in thread: What can I use to strain out hops when racking to bottle bucket on 07-17-2014 at 02:49 AM
You could use something like this. Put it in your bottling bucket, and run your racking hose
into it while filling the bucket up. It will strain most hop matter.
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