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Posted in thread: wort chilling on 03-09-2014 at 02:58 AM
No, you'll get off flavors if you pitch your yeast at too high a temperature. Splurge for
copper coil wort cooler you'll shorten your brew day time, and lessen the chance for infection.
I'm not sure i...
Posted in thread: El Segundo Grado Witbier on 03-08-2014 at 02:17 AM
Mine came out hazy like yours but a little too bitter (but I added a little freshly ground
ginger) but I have to say this got BETTER as the keg aged! When I make this again I'll skip the
ginger and us...
Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 02-23-2014 at 04:51 PM
Thanks for the responses. The pic isn't so good probably due to it being taken on a
Blackberry(not the best phone). It was boiling and my stove was on full blast and it boiled
over onto my stove top. ...
Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 02-23-2014 at 12:01 AM
Thanks for the reply, the hot break was so good it went over the pot onto the stove because I
didn't keep my eye on it. I also forgot to line the stove top with tin foil to help with the
clean up if s...
Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 02-22-2014 at 09:45 PM
brewing this all grain recipe right now and have these little things floating around that
look like strips of cardboard. Is this normal? Did I not vorlauf enough? Do I put a whirfloc
tablet in to he...
Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 02-22-2014 at 09:22 PM
181318181319181320I'm brewing this right now using this recipe- and have these little floating
things that look like strips of cardboard. Is this normal for this all grain? Maybe I didn't
Posted in thread: Mash Tun temperature reading on 02-19-2014 at 05:19 PM
I wouldn't worry,just take the initial temp to hit your mark, cover, and wrap with a blanket.
Take your temp at the end and you should be good at the end. Some people even put hot water in
the tun fir...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun temperature reading on 02-19-2014 at 03:59 PM
I have a digital thermometer that I use only to get the temp. at the beginning and end of the
mash time. With my Igloo @ room temp., I add 12-13 degrees to my mash temp when putting the
water in an us...
Posted in thread: Carbonation problems on 02-16-2014 at 06:26 PM
I had a lot of trouble getting carb right too. I just (last week) forced carbed (rolled) my keg
cold(about 40 degrees) @ 20 psi for 8 minutes then @ 30 PSI for 2 minutes and then let it sit @
Posted in thread: A good base for a fruit-flavored ale? on 02-08-2014 at 01:21 AM
Raspberry lambic is great beer!