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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-11-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By KMOX
There's no need for a secondary fermentation,...

There's no need for a secondary fermentation, unless you're adding fruit or expect to age it for an extended time.

In terms of temperature, once you're past the initial growth phase of the yeast...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-09-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By KMOX
Check your gravity. It might have already...

Check your gravity. It might have already fermented out.

What is the recipe? What was the OG?

Don't rely on your airlock to indicate fermentation. Is there still a kreusen?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-27-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By KMOX
@ Tinga - Yes, I realized after I hit 'post' that...

@ Tinga - Yes, I realized after I hit 'post' that someone would point out that gravity changes with evaporation. I had forgotten to say that one thing that is spot-on consistent is my evaporation...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-26-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By KMOX
I have been in the habit of taking the pre-boil...

I have been in the habit of taking the pre-boil gravity measurement lately, and I'll tell you why:

1) I make a lot of fine-tune adjustments to my system, and I vary the water/grist ratio of my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-13-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By KMOX
Like I said, I chilled down to about 80 or so,...

Like I said, I chilled down to about 80 or so, then cooled in the fermenting fridge overnight to 60. So it could have stayed relatively warm for a long period of time.

I'm not concerned about...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-12-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By KMOX
No, nor did the recipe have any pilsner malt. ...

No, nor did the recipe have any pilsner malt.

I just noticed last night that in The Homebrewer's Companion, Papazian also attributes the cooked vegetable flavor to long lag times.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-12-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By KMOX
I'm thinking of John Palmer's note in How to Brew...

I'm thinking of John Palmer's note in How to Brew that diacetyl can result from long lag times...

...in this case, I'm starting to think that the DMS flavor is a bacterial infection that's hiding...
Forum: Stout 07-12-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,046
Posted By KMOX
How did it taste?

How did it taste?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-12-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By KMOX
Well, a long lag time would allow for a bacterial...

Well, a long lag time would allow for a bacterial infection, I suppose.

I've just read in a couple of places that DMS can result from long lag times. I'm wondering if the other poor fermentation...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-12-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By KMOX
You could always re-boil it, to be safe.

You could always re-boil it, to be safe.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-12-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By KMOX
Here's what I've been doing: Maintain an...

Here's what I've been doing:

Maintain an inch or two of water above your grain bed until you've used your pre-determined sparge water, then let it drain completely.

Alternately, you can stop...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-12-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By KMOX
Nobody seems to want to weigh in on problem #2 -...

Nobody seems to want to weigh in on problem #2 - when you say "juice," do you mean it has a green apple flavor?

If so, there could be a number of causes. One could be a minor bacterial infection....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-12-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By KMOX
Long Lag Time Creates DMS?

I've read something to this effect in a couple different sources, but I want to confirm that one of the hazards of a long lag time is a serious DMS problem.

To point: I had a chocolate rye brown...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-12-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By KMOX
Update - the beer came out pretty acrid. The...

Update - the beer came out pretty acrid. The combination of the chocolate rye and the roasted barley is pretty overwhelming. I hope some extended cold aging will do it some good.

Oh yes...and...
Forum: General Techniques 07-11-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,806
Posted By KMOX
Yes, I heard that interview with Fuller's, too. ...

Yes, I heard that interview with Fuller's, too. Their process isn't exactly a parti gyle as we tend to think of it, but still very interesting. It's a good point about having a little desirable...
Forum: General Techniques 07-11-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,806
Posted By KMOX
Parti Gyle & Mash Length for Second Runnings

We started talking about this in another parti gyle thread, but thought it might be better to start a new thread instead:

Let's say I'm planning on doing an IPA/Imperial IPA and then a Bitter/ESB....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-10-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By KMOX
Good point - I had forgotten to say that I'd plan...

Good point - I had forgotten to say that I'd plan on capping with a little chocolate malt or dark crystal. I guess it would only need about 10 or 15 minutes to do the trick.
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 07-10-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 32,437
Posted By KMOX
Um, recipe please?

Um, recipe please?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-10-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By KMOX
I have a similar question about the process: I'm...

I have a similar question about the process: I'm wondering how long I can let my mash sit for the second runnings. I mean, I'm not about to try two concurrent boils (can't and won't), so I'm...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-10-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By KMOX
I've had mixed results. I think I've used the...

I've had mixed results. I think I've used the Munton's four times total - two perfectly carbed batches, one well-carbed batch with little white floaties, one under-carbed batch with little white...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-03-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By KMOX
I've also used a coffee maker - it has a built-in...

I've also used a coffee maker - it has a built-in sparger!

But yes, your plan should work. Just strain with a bag and a colander?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-30-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By KMOX
I've got the PC Leuven yeast going right now in a...

I've got the PC Leuven yeast going right now in a dubbel. It made an insane head in under 12 hours and the head dropped about 12 hours later (so krausen to nothing within 24 hours).

There are...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-30-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,039
Posted By KMOX
I've got the PC Leuven working on a dubbel right...

I've got the PC Leuven working on a dubbel right now.

It's a funny story - I was set to brew two weeks ago, but some (4) ants snuck into my starter and died. I assumed that it was a lost cause,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-12-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,887
Posted By KMOX
Max percent of choco rye?

Yeah, I was a little worried about your % of chocolate rye - it's listed as max 5%.

How did it turn out? I have a recipe for a chocolate rye brown ale that I accidentally ordered 7.4% chocolate...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-12-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By KMOX
Max Percentage of Chocolate Rye?

I don't know what I was thinking, but I put in an order for an all-grain version of my very first recipe - "Brown Ryed Girl," which is an American Brown Ale with chocolate rye malt. For some unknown...
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