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Posted in thread: IPA hop schedule help on 10-01-2015 at 10:38 PM
Thanks, all! I'll definitely add a hop stand, probably citra and cascade since that's what I'll
have left over!
Posted in thread: IPA hop schedule help on 10-01-2015 at 05:06 PM
My plans are to use 15lbs of 2-row for a 5.5gal batch. Here is what I have available:1lb
Cascade2oz Simcoe2oz Amarillo10oz CitraI'll be using Wyeast American Ale II (never used it
before, but it claim...
Posted in thread: Stirring during mash leading to heat loss? on 06-05-2015 at 10:32 PM
I've never stirred during the mash. Never even heard about doing it...
Posted in thread: AG recipe that's ready in 2 weeks? on 06-05-2015 at 08:27 PM
A lot of options. A pale ale, ESB, or session IPA isn't out of the question either.
Posted in thread: When to bottle/keg on 06-05-2015 at 08:25 PM
Since you've already racked to the secondary carboy, you might as well wait another week. But
really, as long as you've hit FG, you can bottle/keg anytime.
Posted in thread: TBR - Tim's Blue Ribbon (Premium American Lager) on 06-01-2015 at 03:57 PM
Brewed this one up 3 weeks ago and pulled it out of the fermenter a couple days ago. Started
fermentation at 54° and ended at 58°. It was darn near drinkable at this stage. It's getting a
Posted in thread: Does this lager yeast starter look ok? on 05-10-2015 at 08:01 PM
I bought two relatively old packages of Wyeast American Lager yeast (12/14/15) and made a
separate 1.5L starter for each package. One looked normal compared to the ale yeast starters
that I usually ma...
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast: Starter + Smack Pack on 05-07-2015 at 11:00 PM
yeah, use a growler and make 1700ml of wort, then add 300ml from the current starter into it
(use a growler even)Then you can crash both starting Saturday and decant-pitch Sunday.This is
not ideal, bu...
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast: Starter + Smack Pack on 05-07-2015 at 09:30 PM
Step it up, I usually have to do at least 2 stages for lagersI made this starter last night and
plan on pitching on Sunday afternoon. Think I have time to step it up?This is my first lager,
so I don't...
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast: Starter + Smack Pack on 05-07-2015 at 06:38 PM
Picked up a Wyeast American Lager smack pack yesterday from the LHBS that was from Dec 15,
2014. Even with a starter, yeastcalc.com says I'm only going to be ~140b cells (need 350b). If
I were to dump...