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Posted in thread: Doin' a Blonde on 03-28-2009 at 04:31 AM
after reading info on how bacteria can "ride" the air, I wouldn't think an ice bath is ok. Even
though the airlock will keep it safe from contaminents, i'd be nervous about bacteria riding
the air and...
Posted in thread: Doin' a Blonde on 03-28-2009 at 04:13 AM
Hey guys- I'm brewing a Leffe Blonde clone, but making it with not so much body; you might say
a Leffe Blonde Pilsner. So I've got two yeasts going, one ale and one lager. it's been
fermenting for a w...
Posted in thread: pitching lager yeast on 03-22-2009 at 04:52 AM
after you pitch the lager yeast, should you get the primary down to 55 or 60 asap, or wait till
you see some fermenting at 70, and then bring the temp down to 55 or 60?
Posted in thread: Can someone explain the differences in OG I am getting on 02-27-2009 at 06:21 AM
So how is mashing different than mini-mashing? I'm a little confused there. If recipes are
generally for 5 gallons, where and when does your amount get to that level? I'm such a
Posted in thread: Can someone explain the differences in OG I am getting on 02-27-2009 at 02:19 AM
Hey Brad-Here's the recipe and how i did it.7lbs amber malt; 1.5 crystal 75, .25 peated malt;
.5 dark munich; .25 carafa II, 1 flaked barley; .5 golden promise. 1 oz pearle; 1 oz
Posted in thread: Can someone explain the differences in OG I am getting on 02-26-2009 at 05:27 AM
I just stared using the Beersmith program. Great program. After I listed the grains and malt
for my scottish ale, the OG recipe estimate (1.069) is about 0.020 more than the style OG and
what I got (1...
Posted in thread: Scottish Ale calculations off on 02-25-2009 at 05:14 AM
[QUOTE=Got Trub?;1157547]Dark munich should be about 36-37 points/lb and flaked barley is about
32.what does that mean?
Posted in thread: Scottish Ale calculations off on 02-25-2009 at 04:43 AM
I'm using the QBrew program for my caclulations. It says my OG should be 1.064, and my final
should be 1.016. I got 1.054 as my OG. It looks like i'm going to have a FG of 1.018. I'm sure
Posted in thread: secondary transfer on 02-24-2009 at 01:44 PM
Do i have to wait till the hydrometer reads a final gravity to move to the secondary? or should
i let the last stages of fermentation finish in there to come to a final gravity? i know the
Posted in thread: Ukrainian Beer on 02-21-2009 at 02:46 AM
I'm interested in brewing some heritage beers; beers either from the Ukrain or with grain that
is characteristic of Russia. Any ideas? How about Hungarian?