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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2013, 03:26 PM
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Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
* let trub settle ( at room temp) And I do a...

* let trub settle ( at room temp)

And I do a starter for each batch based on jamils yeast calculator.

Thnx
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
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Amount of yeast harvested

Hey guys and gals,

Just looking for a general quickie answer here, all variables aside, when I do a typical 1.050 beer, 5 gallon batch, cal ale yeast, how much should I expect to harvest once I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-24-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
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Is Sinking even necessary? wouldn't the hop oils...

Is Sinking even necessary? wouldn't the hop oils distribute homogeneously throughout the beer over a week if I just throw the hops in as free hops (no hop bag)?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-24-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
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Type of metal for sinking dry hops in secondary

I'm putting hops in a hop bag and sinking them to the bottom of the fermenter, but I don't know which type of steel to use. I typically hear stainless, but would alloy steel work? Like a socket from...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-28-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Yea I meant syrup. It's the D 90. Do you know if...

Yea I meant syrup. It's the D 90. Do you know if it is all unfermentable, or only partly?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-28-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Belgian dubbel candi sugar...?

Hey guys,

I'm brewin a Belgian dubbel and was curious whether anybody recommends adding the candi sugar during the boil vs. any other time. I assume it is all unfermentable, and therefore it would...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-04-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Cold condition vs carbonation

Hey there everyone,

Would there be any benefit to letting a beer cold condition in the fridge for a week or 2 prior to attaching the co2? Or would carbonating it in the fridge from the start have...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-27-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
I currently have a fridge that I use for...

I currently have a fridge that I use for fermenatation or as a keggerator when I'm not fermenting. It only has capacity for 2 kegs, so thats great that you can fit 3 or 4. I often will let a beer...
Forum: General Techniques 06-25-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
You could also pitch some lager yeast, which has...

You could also pitch some lager yeast, which has the ability to break down longer chain sugars than ale yeast (when you're looking for a workhorse to power through sugars you should pitch lager yeast...
Forum: General Techniques 06-25-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
As far as adding hops for bitterness, that option...

As far as adding hops for bitterness, that option is kinda out of the picture since you can no longer isomerize them. I noticed with a robust porter that I did (I filled the fermenter too high so too...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-25-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Morebeer black ipa

Hey all,

For anybody who has brewed the morebeer black ipa kit, have you tried it with California ale yeast 1056, versus the pack man yeast that the site recommends? They boy ferment very clean,...
Forum: General Techniques 06-02-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Oak cubes soaked in jim beam

I had some Jim beam lying around so I decided to soak about 1 oz of oak cubes in it. They've been soaking in it for about 3 months. I'm planning to add it to a barley wine. How long after I remove...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-28-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Hey guys so I have a few other issues regarding...

Hey guys so I have a few other issues regarding this brew. The OG for the beer is 1.072, so naturally I made a starter for a 1.072 beer. However since I'm doing the sugar additions later I actually...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-26-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Nice guess sir. Yep doin jamils recipe. If he...

Nice guess sir. Yep doin jamils recipe. If he didn't tell me to do it, I would have been very hesitant to use 3lbs of sugar. But he is the master when it comes to style. Thanks for the tip on doin 2...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-26-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Sanitation with belgian golden strong

Hey guys,

I'm brewing a Belgian golden strong and I plan to let it get most of the way through primary before adding the 3lbs of sugar that it calls for- in order to let the yeast develop the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-21-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Mr malty and dry yeast

I have always used mr malty.com for making starters using vials of liquid yeast. I made a 1067 beer 3 weeks ago and, based off of what mr malty said for DRY yeast, all I required was 1 yeast packet....
Forum: General Techniques 11-25-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Have you ever experienced a problem dry hopping...

Have you ever experienced a problem dry hopping with pellet hops and not using a hop back, under all the same conditions as stated above?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-19-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Cold conditioning

I've been cold conditioning a beer for three weeks and am planning to bottle it today. First time cold conditioning. I know that it causes yeast to settle out, among other things, like poly...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-27-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Popit valves

Anybody had trouble getting these guys out of the body connects on a newly purchased keg? They will not budge and I don't want to do too much damage with my needle nose plyers.

Thanks
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-16-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
*OG. Sry

*OG. Sry
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-16-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
It's of was 1058, so not a huge beer. Plus I...

It's of was 1058, so not a huge beer. Plus I don't have an accurate measurement of how much harvested yeast I pitched. There may have been enough that not much reproduction was required, but my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-16-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Well yes and no. Once the yeast are pitched they...

Well yes and no. Once the yeast are pitched they use the oxygen from aeration to build up there cell walls and reproduce. fermentation begins when the environment becomes anaerobic, so once oxygen...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-16-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Aeration after signs of fermentation

Ok I need an expert. Last night I brewed a 5 gallon batch, cooled it, and aerated for 40 mins. I woke up this morning and it was already pushing some crud out of the blowoff tube.... Which is too...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-25-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Brewing classic styles enlish ipa

Who has brewed this recipe? Won't know anything about your process but was curious on your critiques... I did extract with steeping grains... Definitely feel like the Carmel malt flavor dominates,...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-27-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By 2BeerOrNot2Beer
Does the welded nipple very much of a hassle to...

Does the welded nipple very much of a hassle to clean? Any bacteria problems more likely?
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