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Posted in thread: Gavin's Glorious German Pilsner on 08-22-2016 at 12:45 PM
[QUOTE=Gavin C;7474279]Water Profile344897Actually, a quick question. Did you purposely
undershoot the target Mg and SO4 levels?Sorry, just adding another question: You only
lagered/aged your lager fo...
Posted in thread: Gavin's Glorious German Pilsner on 08-22-2016 at 10:59 AM
You really take the most impeccable notes, Gavin. I swear you must have been an auditor in your
past life. ;)This recipe is at the front of my list now. Much obliged!
Posted in thread: Frustrated, disappointed and stumped on 08-19-2016 at 02:50 AM
Sourness and gushing bottles are clear signs of infection.I guess we can rule out issues with
your process since you've brewed consistently for 2 years.So, something must have changed
recently to caus...
Posted in thread: WLP002 very lumpy pre-fermentation. Problem? on 08-17-2016 at 01:04 PM
That stuff floccs like crazy too, so you may need to swirl it toward the end of fermentation,
just to put it back into suspension.Oh. The idea of swirling my fermenter gives me goosebumps.
What about ...
Posted in thread: WLP002 very lumpy pre-fermentation. Problem? on 08-17-2016 at 09:24 AM
Thanks for the quick response. Then it's confirmed. This is the damn ugliest yeast I've ever
Posted in thread: WLP002 very lumpy pre-fermentation. Problem? on 08-17-2016 at 06:38 AM
First time using the WLP002 English and when making a starter I noticed the texture was
completely different to any strain of yeast I've used before. Is this normal?I shook the
Purepack as usual, shoo...
Posted in thread: Help pairing European Beers with Exotic Flavors on 08-09-2016 at 04:30 AM
I’ve collected quite a variety of spices and “stuff” from various exotic markets and stores and
want to brew with them. I'd love to hear seasoned brewers’ views on which European beers (ales
Posted in thread: How to make a dry yet sweet beer? on 08-05-2016 at 11:38 PM
More adjuncts and honey malt/lighter crystal. Got it.Thanks everyone.
Posted in thread: How to make a dry yet sweet beer? on 08-05-2016 at 02:37 PM
It seems as you want light bodied and sweet, and not dry? Correct. My mix-up in terms, sorry
everyone.Ok, i can see using adjuncts like corn, sugar or rice will help bring the light body
so I'll try t...
Posted in thread: How to make a dry yet sweet beer? on 08-05-2016 at 08:26 AM
Use Conan yeast. It attenuates well but leaves a lot of bodyInteresting idea to approach the
problem from the yeast angle. But given I don't want body and instead want it dry (thin body)
yet sweet in ...