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Posted in thread: 23 oz of hops In one batch, turned out amazing so far! on 06-11-2012 at 03:47 AM
My brain hurts. I'm a little confused about the hops in the bottling bucket....? Are you just
trying to use up some extras, cuz the time they're in the bucket won't do anything. I'd save
them for anot...
Posted in thread: 23 oz of hops In one batch, turned out amazing so far! on 06-11-2012 at 03:32 AM
This was my 6th batch so far, a Black Rye Imperial IPA. OG: 1.1 and FG: 1.018. Used 8oz Choco,
8oz Choco rye, 8oz caramunich II, 8oz crystal 40L, 6.6 gold lme, 3.3 amber lme, 3.3 dark lme,
as far as f...
Posted in thread: my stout isnt black? on 06-06-2012 at 12:10 PM
i just google "synamar".... couldnt find anything, what's that?Sorry about that, spelled it
wrong, it's sinamar. I bought 4oz of it from Midwest supplies and used all 4oz in the boil.
Posted in thread: my stout isnt black? on 06-06-2012 at 12:03 AM
I had to boil up some synamar and add it to my secondary to turn my black rye ipa from
brown/amber to black.
Posted in thread: Adding steeped grains after primary on 05-31-2012 at 10:32 AM
One thing I'm still having a hard time with is being patient. I am learning slowly but surely
:). The sample I did taste was awesome. The rye came out more than I thought it would, perhaps
I'm just ta...
Posted in thread: cooling wort with ice? on 05-31-2012 at 12:39 AM
Best idea would be to boil all 6 gallons, but not everyone can do that, in this case if you
feel like you must use ice in the wort, which is. It necessary, ice bath or immerison cooler is
just fine, I...
Posted in thread: cooling wort with ice? on 05-31-2012 at 12:06 AM
Certain risks of infection maybe but I have done it before, froze some mountain spring water,
same water I used in boil as to make sure there was no added taste from the whatever water ice
bags are ma...
Posted in thread: Adding steeped grains after primary on 05-30-2012 at 11:57 PM
I initially made the mistake of pitching my yeast and fermenting with only 5 gallons of wort in
my 6.5 gal Carboy. I meant to top up to 5.5 soni could have a transferable 5 gallons at
bottling. It has...
Posted in thread: Yeast blend by mistake on 05-28-2012 at 02:55 AM
beerHow informative lol. I get it though! Yes beer, but isn't there difference in taste,
attenuation etc? I have not used s04 but from I heard it is a bit different, obviously one is
an American ale y...
Posted in thread: Stuff that looks like an infection but maybe isnt? on 05-28-2012 at 02:48 AM
Thanks folks! I sure hope that's the case. The white film was the most concerning, but I guess
I would have expected it to be growing after 1-1.5 weeks of first seeing it.Could there be some
sort of o...