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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2010, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2010, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
I took notes of everything I needed to. Didn't...

I took notes of everything I needed to. Didn't play with the water...according to my information, Terrapin doesnt alter the water for the stout.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-22-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Fletch, it's busy cold-crashing in the keg as we...

Fletch, it's busy cold-crashing in the keg as we speak. I'll cold-steep it with coffee in a couple of days then gas it. Should be good to go in two weeks or so!! Cant wait...I expect big things from...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
I'm used to kreusen lasting for 3-4 days....but...

I'm used to kreusen lasting for 3-4 days....but just one day this time round. This was the first time using Wyeast 1272 though.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-25-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Fermentation is rolling -- but not kreusen?

Is it possible to have a rolling fermentation without a protracted kreusen?

I brewed an imperial stout on saturday. By sunday, I had a nice fat kreusen which blocked my airlock. I then removed the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-24-2010, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Cause I only had a 3.5 gallon carboy free :)

Cause I only had a 3.5 gallon carboy free :)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-24-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Suggestions to recover underpitched brew

So I brewed up an imperial stout this past weekend, and totally overshot on my OG. Since I was brewing a big beer with BIAB method, I expected (based on some things I had read) to get much lower...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-23-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
IMO...you need more roasted malts in there.

IMO...you need more roasted malts in there.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-23-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Used gelatin for the first time a couple of...

Used gelatin for the first time a couple of batches ago. Added gelatin (1 week) after cold crashing my primary (4 days) in the keezer. Beer came out CRYSTAL clear. I've never had a beer come out that...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-23-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Closes just fine.

Closes just fine.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-22-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Wyeast website considers 1028 to be medium-low...

Wyeast website considers 1028 to be medium-low flocculation....how have you found it?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-21-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
First contamination -- sourcE?

Got my first contamination this last brew...nice white pillows sitting on top of my wort long after the kreusen has fallen. Waiting to see how bad it gets to see whether I can salvage the brew or...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-21-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Mmmm....was looking at the Wyeast equivalent of...

Mmmm....was looking at the Wyeast equivalent of WLP007....which is the 1098/1099. Wyeast 1099 (Whitbread) does have high flocculation, but pretty mediocre attenuation and also has some fruity...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-20-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
I suspect American Ale II (Wyeast 1272) would be...

I suspect American Ale II (Wyeast 1272) would be a fair compromise.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-20-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
But if it is like its Wyeast equivalent 1056 then...

But if it is like its Wyeast equivalent 1056 then none-to-floculent.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-20-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Just bottled my Christmas ale...and tasting my FG...

Just bottled my Christmas ale...and tasting my FG sample, could tell that the All-Spice was way overpowering......particularly the cloves character. Thankfully it has 2months to age and mellow a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-20-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Naked_Eskimo
I just popped open your recipe on...

I just popped open your recipe on BrewBuilder...are you sure your hop additions are correct? You have low AA for 60min boil, and higher AA for flavor and aroma additions.
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-20-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 373
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Not unusual for OG readings to be lower than...

Not unusual for OG readings to be lower than expect with extract -- commonly a problem when the top up water and wort are not mixed adequately.

Don't open up now and take a reading...just leave it...
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-20-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 107,229
Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Did you mix well before taking your OG?

Did you mix well before taking your OG?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-19-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
FG is 1.060? You sure?

FG is 1.060? You sure?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-19-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Dfh 60.

Dfh 60.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-19-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,381
Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Great attenuation....not so great floculation....

Great attenuation....not so great floculation. Not a problem if you're cold-crashing and fining, but yeasties do not like to drop out.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-19-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Naked_Eskimo
You know, I've read myself about purging the keg...

You know, I've read myself about purging the keg before hooking up to CO2.

I'd suggest hook it up and test before purging. After purging, I found I needed another week or so to get the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-19-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Until you actually do a bunch of brews and can...

Until you actually do a bunch of brews and can accurately do the measurements with a "real" brew, doing the water boil-off is a good way to get an estimate.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-18-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,731
Posted By Naked_Eskimo
Either gravity reading is wrong, as those above...

Either gravity reading is wrong, as those above have suggested....or your volume readings before and after are inaccurate.
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