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Posted in thread: Who's buying grain online? on 06-29-2015 at 07:41 PM
Rice is better than sugar for light beers. It still has some body but doesn't really contribute
any malt flavor. It doesn't thin the beer like sugar does.
Posted in thread: Old school lagers on 06-29-2015 at 05:22 PM
I skip the crystal/cara malts, mash low, and use a sweet yeast, s-23. It mimics the poor
fermentation of the old school east coast lager houses imho ny leaving a sweetness in an
otherwise dry beer. 34...
Posted in thread: T-58 Stalled? Anyone have expierienc with it? on 06-25-2015 at 10:25 PM
That's like 40% attenuation. Not good :(.I've not used T58 but I don't think its highly
flocculant. Here's my general thoughts:Imho....Yeast stalls are rare. The problem is usually
that the given yeas...
Posted in thread: IRIMS is here! on 06-25-2015 at 10:13 PM
That's decent for that big of a batch! Nice!
Posted in thread: IRIMS is here! on 06-25-2015 at 04:24 PM
Less chit chat and more testing to tell us what sort of *F/min you get out of this setup for a
typical mash volume.:)
Posted in thread: IRIMS is here! on 06-24-2015 at 04:53 PM
Yes, very true. but the equipment/form factor and performance is more akin to a rims setup,
especially since the herms tank is usually double duty as the HLT. I've never used HERMS but
I'd guess that ...
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-23-2015 at 02:22 PM
Yes please, thank you.
Posted in thread: S-04 I think I love you on 06-23-2015 at 02:15 AM
Kudos to you for getting gf the hype wagon and experimenting and enjoying! Yeast is so critical
to the end product and finding one that imparts an effect you like is golden.
Posted in thread: Shorter mash times for session beers? on 06-21-2015 at 11:41 AM
conversation of all extracted starches was 100%. There's still starches in the grains that
hasn't been extracted yet, so cannot be converted. Pretty misleading to say that it's 100%
converted, yet it ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in the keg on 06-20-2015 at 01:36 PM
Carbing during dry hop or not is fine. It doesn't matter. People commonly do both at the same
time because it saves time.