Last Activity:08-04-2015 11:05 AM
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Posted in thread: Chris White on Starters on 08-02-2015 at 12:18 PM
I don't do starters, I find repitching slurry easier for me but if your doing starters wouldn't
it be better to pitch it to your wort while its active at high krausen instead of cold crashing
Posted in thread: Marzen/Octoberfest type beer advice on 08-01-2015 at 11:33 AM
Looks good. My Ofest is usually 50/50 Pils/dark Munich and just a touch of caramunich to get
that nice amber orange color. I also like a small flavor hop addition around 15 min to balance
out the malt...
Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this quick-lagering method? on 07-30-2015 at 11:15 AM
So... I have been planning to use this method for a Marzen I have in the fermentation chamber
now. This was my plan.1. Ferment for about a week at 55 (should have gone lower I know but too
Posted in thread: My first lager in the planning... Vienna/Amber. on 07-28-2015 at 07:57 PM
Yeah, way too much crystal for my taste.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 11:55 AM
Posted in thread: This is huge for us Lager brewers... on 07-27-2015 at 10:05 PM
Sounds good to me
Posted in thread: Kettle PH on 07-27-2015 at 03:41 PM
Wheeling all that retained extract (which is potential beer) out to the garden and dumping it
would just drive me nuts.Lol, I can relate, I took me awhile to except the fact of a bit lower
Posted in thread: Kettle PH on 07-27-2015 at 12:56 PM
Correct, one of the reasons I don't sparge. ;)Same here, my efficiency is much more consistent
without but I think many home brewers don't take this into account.
Posted in thread: Looking for an induction cooktop on 07-26-2015 at 04:43 PM
This is the one I have and it works great. I've heard of people boiling 10 gal batches no
Posted in thread: Kettle PH on 07-26-2015 at 03:03 PM
Just to throw another wrench into this discussion, what about sparging and it's effect on
kettle PH? I suppose if you adjust your mash PH to a certain range sparging can raise the PH
unless you accoun...