Last Activity:05-17-2013 10:18 AM
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Posted in thread: Multiple brews in a day on 05-17-2013 at 05:10 PM
You could also do a partigile; mash and drain the first runnings, start the boil and then add
more grains and re-mash for a second lighter gravity brew. Use the 15 gallon and the propane
for the boil ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 05-17-2013 at 03:18 PM
I have done this recipie a total of once. Pastuerized in the dishwasher with no loss. I believe
its less heat stress on the bottles because the temps ramp up and down slowly. If you are
Posted in thread: Brett pellicle from Vanilla Beans on 05-15-2013 at 07:05 PM
I did my first vanilla stout with cut and scraped vanilla beans soaked i vodka. I also got my
first brett inrfection ( a thin powdery white film formed on top of the fermenter) I am
diagnosing it base...
Posted in thread: How to avoid the temptation of drinking 'young, green beer'. on 05-15-2013 at 05:31 PM
To the OP: I have the opposite problem. I brew on a 4 week interval, and I presently have a
tower-o-beer sitting in the basement ready to drink. (I have cut down on my consumption to
assist in losing ...
Posted in thread: Boil temp ? on 04-19-2013 at 01:26 PM
Agree with all of the above. I usually turn the heat up to reach the boil (1 hr on the
stovetop, 25 minutes on the propane burner) and then turn it down to maintain a steady rolling
boil. BTW, boilove...
Posted in thread: How long to condition at room temp BEFORE fridge? on 04-19-2013 at 01:17 PM
When you put a carbed beer into the frige, 2 things happen. The C02 from the head space
dissolves back in to the beer, and the yeasts go to sleep.
Posted in thread: How does carbonation effect taste? on 04-19-2013 at 01:15 PM
There's no better way to answer questions like this than to experiment for yourself. Next time
you're ready to bottle a batch, scoop up some wort from the fermenter and bottle it without
Posted in thread: Is Nottingham a slow starter? on 04-18-2013 at 06:01 PM
Silly question, I know, but how did you aerate?
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale yeast on 04-18-2013 at 05:59 PM
But but.... where are youn going to find fresh Pumpkins thit time of year? :p
Posted in thread: Cold break...use it or leave it? on 04-18-2013 at 11:27 AM
Everybody has their process, and I am no different. I drop my wort to the fermenter from the
brew kettle through a fine stainless steel strainer. Filters out the pellet hops trub. To be
honest, I'm no...