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Posted in thread: Scotch Ale and Carmelization in the Kettle on 08-09-2014 at 04:19 AM
Awesome. I'm wondering if I should drop my crystal malts or tone them down if do this. Will the
kettle carmelization plus 1.5 lbs cyrstal 40 and 1.5 crystal 60 in a 18.5 lbs gain bill be too
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale and Carmelization in the Kettle on 08-08-2014 at 08:54 PM
I am working on honing in my scotch ale recipe. I read that the Scotts would not use cyrstal
malts to obtain carmel flavors. Instead they would camelize in the kettle (boil kettle I think)
to obtain a...
Posted in thread: Commercial beer makes me wake up on 08-06-2014 at 08:38 PM
I have wondered about that, giraffe. I also wonder if they filter stuff out, then what, if
anything, do they put in?
Posted in thread: Commercial beer makes me wake up on 08-06-2014 at 07:58 PM
Sounds like they need to distill that dihydrogen monoxide out of the beer!
Posted in thread: Commercial beer makes me wake up on 08-06-2014 at 07:15 PM
Since I have been homebrewing, I have noticed that when I drink commercial beer it really hits
me hard. For example, in the evening if I drink 4 commercial beers in 6 hours I'll wake up hot
and have t...
Posted in thread: Spent grain as fertilizer on 06-29-2014 at 02:45 PM
I thought I read somewhere that rotting grain actually depletes nitrogen from the soil so it
was a poor choice for fertilizer.I called my local extension office about this and they said I
don't need t...
Posted in thread: Spent grain as fertilizer on 06-29-2014 at 03:57 AM
I don't dry them. Just stick them in the fertilizer spreader and spread them evenly over the
lawn. Since I don't have any sense patches of grain I don't seem to have a problem with ants.
Posted in thread: Spent grain as fertilizer on 06-28-2014 at 11:31 PM
So I've been fertlizing my lawn with spent grains (and some corn meal glutten to keep weeds
down). These are the results.
Posted in thread: Yeast emergency on 06-23-2014 at 01:37 AM
Thanks. I thought that would be the case, but I wanted to be sure. I don't want to screw this
Posted in thread: Yeast emergency on 06-22-2014 at 11:57 PM
Unfortunately, a special yeast I ordered (Wyeast Greenbelt strain) got a hole in it! Ugh! To
try and save it I made a yeast starter. I plan to do a two step propagation because I lost and