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Posted in thread: Pearl barley on 12-26-2014 at 02:28 AM
Can I use it straight or do I have to roast it or do anything to it first?It has to be mashed
with the base grain. You can use a little of it, maybe 25% or so, if you have enough diastatic
power for c...
Posted in thread: Whats on my beer? on 12-26-2014 at 01:32 AM
It looks like lactobacillus. I would guess it's been in that bucket a while, as it needs oxygen
Posted in thread: Your go to brew on 12-26-2014 at 01:29 AM
I always have a house IPA on tap, and a pale ale or American red. Then, whatever else strikes
my fancy but generally something hoppy, or something totally different from the others like an
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 12-26-2014 at 01:27 AM
The skinny:We're not new to brewing beer and hard cider, but wine is an new venture for us.Wife
shows up with a flat of white grapes, so we made 2 one gallon batches that slightly vary from
Posted in thread: Sparkloid on 12-26-2014 at 12:39 AM
It might work. It depends on what is causing the haze.If it's a pectin haze, pectic enzyme
would work.If it's a haze caused by positively charged particles (protein), then a negatively
charged fining ...
Posted in thread: Cider 101 on 12-26-2014 at 12:32 AM
So the two quarts of sludge I poured into an old glass apple juice jar (previously I had made
starters in it) with an airlock, has now nearly cleared. I've moved it a few times, but most of
Posted in thread: What did Santa bring you? on 12-25-2014 at 11:04 PM
We don't do much for holidays- but I got two t-shirts and a CD.Here's one of the t-shirt
(unflattering picture of me for sure, but I burst out laughing at the t-shirts from my grandson
Posted in thread: Tubing length keg question on 12-25-2014 at 10:52 PM
Right there with us Gavin. I just installed this today and can't wait to fill it and run it.
244316I'm pretty much an IPA/APA brewer and will be serving at a constant 2.4 vol of C02. My
fridge here is...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 12-25-2014 at 08:49 PM
I just brewed this recipe (extract version) and got an OG of 1.081. My boil was approximately 2
to 2.5 gallon in a 3 gallon kettle. Will the higher OG be ok?You used 9.5 pounds of liquid
extract, or 7...
Posted in thread: Lack of bottle condition a result of low nutrient, lack of yeast or both? on 12-25-2014 at 08:10 PM
I think it's a couple of things. First, stalling the yeast means, well, that the yeast are
injured. It's probably a good thing, as at 1.012, if the yeast were still active you'd have
bottle bombs. I'm...