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Posted in thread: New AG brewer--looking for input on 01-30-2016 at 12:33 AM
Definitely no bag in the mash tun. God knows what kinda chemicals can leach off of a plastic
bag at 150°+.I've been giving the spent grains to a friend who raises chickens. In return she
gives me eggs...
Posted in thread: Starter + Smack Pak in same beer on 01-29-2016 at 11:48 PM
Good stuff, thanks. I may head to tri-state tonight and pick up another pack.
Posted in thread: Starter + Smack Pak in same beer on 01-29-2016 at 11:17 PM
Just wondering, has anyone used a starter and a smack pack in the same beer? I'm making a lager
tomorrow and have a 1.8L starter going, but thought another billion or so yeasties probably
Posted in thread: Forgot to Sanitize Hop Bag on 01-29-2016 at 05:11 AM
Probably ok since there is already alcohol in the beer to kill any bugs. Most infections happen
after the boil but before fermentation.
Posted in thread: Maple Porter, but what base recipe? on 01-28-2016 at 06:01 PM
I've found that northern European yeasts (London, English, Scottish, Irish, etc) have a funky,
almost metallic taste that might give the impression of dryness. I used London Ale in my porter
and will ...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Critique on 01-28-2016 at 05:48 AM
Absolutely must use Kolsch yeast to call it a Kolsch. And it'll need a few weeks at cool temps
(not necessarily lager temp but darn close) to really give it the full affect.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2035 American Lager How Cold Can You Go? on 01-27-2016 at 10:33 PM
This is great info, stpug. Thank you!
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2035 American Lager How Cold Can You Go? on 01-27-2016 at 06:47 PM
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2035 American Lager How Cold Can You Go? on 01-26-2016 at 04:43 AM
My crawl space is currently sitting at ~45°, has anyone fermented a lager at that temp? Wyeast
website says 48°-58°. With a big enough starter, could that work?
Posted in thread: Taprite Regulator leaking CO2 on 01-22-2016 at 03:07 AM