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  • Posted in thread: Bottling Temperature on 06-06-2016 at 12:37 PM
    I've never had much luck with priming sugar calculators, this could be why. Ive always gone by
    the temperature at time of bottling

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Temperature on 06-06-2016 at 11:14 AM
    About to bottle a few demijohns. I've currently got them lagering at -1*C (30*F). Should I
    raise them to room temperature first or bottle them as they are? Does it matter?

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-28-2015 at 09:50 PM
    ...Also I might do an acid rest as I don't want hard water and I don't have any lactic acid. I
    calculate my mash ph to be 5.75 with gypsum and calcium chloride

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-28-2015 at 06:29 PM
    Hold your horses everyone! I've just got word from the maltster, my lager malt is fully
    modified with an snr of 38-42 (maybe this isn't surprising). Is there any point doing a protein
    rest? From what ...

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-27-2015 at 08:54 AM
    I would keep it simple, do a 90 min mash around 150 degrees and you should get the dry crisp
    "lager" style from ale yeast that you desire.That was my first thought. I've read that a step
    mash is not i...

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-26-2015 at 11:15 PM
    On some of my lagers I do a single decoction with half the malt and while it's boiling 15
    minutes I do a 131 degree protein rest and then use the decoction to raise it to whatever my
    second rest is de...

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-23-2015 at 08:36 PM
    I've read about doing a partial decoction by taking half of the grain at near the end of a
    single infusion mash and boiling it for 15 mins before adding it back. I've never done a
    decoction mash so I ...

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-23-2015 at 01:46 PM
    Single, double or triple decoction? Does it matter? I'd like a malt profile like a german
    pilsner. Not sure what their traditional decoction method would be.

  • Posted in thread: Smash Blonde Ale on 12-22-2015 at 12:52 PM
    I'm thinking of doing a quick and easy crowd pleaser beer, sort of pilsner inspired blonde
    ale.23L batch4Kg Lager malt40g Tettnanger (1.9%) 60 mins80g Tettnanger (1.9%) 20 mins80g
    Tettnanger (1.9%) 6 ...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB Keggle Build on 09-28-2015 at 09:24 AM
    It's still working great after maybe 10 batches. It's no longer got a nickel finish, it's been
    coated with copper, by electrolysis from the copper pipes I assume. It is a pain to clean. If I
    built it ...

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April 20, 2013  •  12:44 PM
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