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Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-11-2015 at 02:24 PM
Posted in thread: Sour Mash odor behind your house? on 03-04-2015 at 07:58 PM
Try spreading them out good. That's what I do and it seems to help a lot.+1 to this. During
cleanup first option goes to my wife. She usually hits me up during the brew session and points
out areas of...
Posted in thread: first yeast starter. this doesn't look like enough on 02-11-2015 at 09:21 PM
That looks good to me. It also looks like you recently pulled it off the plate because the
starter beer is still murky. Put that in a relatively cool place for a few hours and the liquid
will be super...
Posted in thread: Pitching at Fridge Temperature? on 02-11-2015 at 09:11 PM
If I get what you're saying properly, you want to pitch at fridge temp and then let it warm
back up for fermentation?If so, I think you're probably OK as long as both your wort and your
starter are at...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-02-2015 at 04:56 PM
Posted in thread: Mixing Rye and Wheat on 01-31-2015 at 02:55 PM
One of my wife's favorite beers came from this Brew Your Own article. His first recipe is a
straight wheat beer. His second recipe uses a blend of wheat and rye. recipe as written has
about 45% 2-row...
Posted in thread: What yeast to use when US05 doesnt hit FG? on 01-24-2015 at 09:30 PM
Have you tasted it yet? 1070 to 1024 is still around 65% AA. If your thermometer was off at all
and you mashed higher than you thought it just may be done.If the gravity is from unfermentable
Posted in thread: What yeast to use when US05 doesnt hit FG? on 01-20-2015 at 09:45 PM
Did you rehydrate the yeast or pitch it dry?
Posted in thread: British Yeasts, Fermentation Temps and Profiles, CYBI, Other Thoughts... on 01-18-2015 at 09:34 PM
IMO you will be "true to style" with any of the yeasts mentioned in this thread. At some point
it becomes a matter of taste and preference.For me, the various varieties are like components
of a highly...
Posted in thread: Ferm. Chamber for an SSBrewtech 14 gallon Conical on 01-05-2015 at 07:52 PM
I went with the 16.7 cuft model at Lowes. It was on sale through Thanksgiving (about $150 off).
My space concerns were unfounded. The 14 gal fermenter fits easily with no mods to the door.
All I have ...