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Posted in thread: CaraAroma substitute on 12-24-2014 at 08:00 PM
What is the color rating on CaraAroma (Weyermann)? Supplier tells me "about 145L" Beersmith has
178 listed in the database.TD
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 12-24-2014 at 05:02 PM
I am nearing bottling time on this. Brewed New Year's Day last year. I haven't re-checked the
gravity or pH, but have taken numerous small samples of each. The batch A, which to re-cap was
Posted in thread: poor attenuation with S04 on 12-24-2014 at 04:56 PM
Hasn't budged in last 4 days.I kegged it last night and racked the other half of my 10 gallon
batch into a carboy for lack of free keg space. Will see what happens to that half. I suspect
Posted in thread: Newbie cider sweetening question on 12-24-2014 at 04:28 PM
Ok. Thanks.As far as sweetening, I intend to use Splenda. I do not mind the taste/aftertaste
and enjoy soft drinks flavored with it. Any idea on how much to add to a corny keg full of
cider for a hint...
Posted in thread: Newbie cider sweetening question on 12-23-2014 at 10:05 PM
campden tablets will not kill off cultured yeast, unless you use it in high enough blends to
affect the taste. I think you will need k-meta in addition to kill and prevent fermentation. Or
Posted in thread: Cider 101 on 12-23-2014 at 10:00 PM
So the two quarts of sludge I poured into an old glass apple juice jar (previously I had made
starters in it) with an airlock, has now nearly cleared. I've moved it a few times, but most of
Posted in thread: poor attenuation with S04 on 12-22-2014 at 03:15 PM
If you overshot your mash temp by a few degrees and your grainbill had a lot of unfermentables
(crystal, roasted malts), that type of attenuation wold be expected for S-04.I didn't overshoot
the mash ...
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 12-22-2014 at 01:22 PM
Im sure the compression fittings can be reused, might need to replace the internal collar
though. I had to search for this but I mentioned that I was awaiting some of the BruGear
fermentors and you we...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 12-21-2014 at 09:03 PM
I have the wyeast 1217 west coast IPA that I will be using in my arrogant bastard clone
attempt.It hadn't been available before now so I don't think anyone has used it for this beer
yet.As far as the ...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 12-21-2014 at 03:06 PM
Planning to use roughly 5 oz homegrown Chinook hops for the whirlpool and possibly 5 minute
additions perhaps. No idea on the AA%. Might also add some 30 and 45 minute additions, my last
brew of this ...