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Posted in thread: Harvesting Dry Yeast? on 12-07-2012 at 10:15 PM
el caro:If you do not want to open the fermenter to harvest off the top then go ahead and make
the starter from the US-05. Unless you have a fermenter with a dump valve, you have really
narrowed your ...
Posted in thread: Cidery Kolsch on 08-26-2012 at 01:39 AM
You did not mention the yeast, but I had a bad experience with WLP-029. Very cidery,
chardonnay, and it took six months in bottle to be drinkable. (I attribute some of this to too
high a starting temp...
Posted in thread: Harvesting Dry Yeast? on 07-22-2012 at 05:48 PM
Saflager W-34/70- Wiehenstephan Lager Yeast has been $6.95 for a while but that is expensive to
use for just one five gallon batch.I go three batches off one sachet and often find the 2nd and
3rd to b...
Posted in thread: 40 minute boil of Weyermann Pilsner malt worked on 06-06-2012 at 05:33 AM
34/70 is my go to lager yeast. This past winter I did 3 pilsners, a Vienna lager, Mexican Amber
and a toasted Vienna from 2 sachets of Saflager 34/70.Brew 2 weeks after fermenter 1 has
started, dump y...
Posted in thread: 40 minute boil of Weyermann Pilsner malt worked on 06-04-2012 at 09:03 PM
I switched from brewing using 2 row and Vienna as my base malt for various amber colored beers
to a Pilsner using nothing but Weyermann Pilsner malt.The well modified, not the extra pale, is
what I bo...
Posted in thread: First All-Grain Stout on 02-15-2012 at 01:41 AM
The pilsner would be the lightest and least malty, vienna next, and munich the darkest and
maltiest of the three. If they really have no chocolate, the munich as your base malt would
probably do very ...
Posted in thread: North German Alt Recipe help on 08-12-2011 at 04:32 AM
Nothing wrong with that recipe. If you want to read about just Alt, I can highly recommend
Horst Dornbusch's "Altbier: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style) "And you
will see that ...
Posted in thread: Pilsner Recipe question on 12-31-2010 at 05:41 AM
Here is a simple recipe based off the clone brews books:95% pilsner malt, 2.5% Carahell(10L)
and 2.5% German Munich (6-8L)That should be similar to a Pilsner Urquell, which is maltier than
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-09-2010 at 04:38 AM
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Posted in thread: Draining a MoreBeer! Heavy Duty Brew Kettle on 11-07-2010 at 10:12 PM
Think I found a solution that is stainless and not rigged out of random parts.Diptube from
bargainfittings. Now I just need to wait to get the kettle to find out if the coupling is edge
welded even wi...