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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-11-2010, 07:53 AM
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Posted By StAnthonyB
A little :off: but related to WLP007 and WLP002. ...

A little :off: but related to WLP007 and WLP002.

I have only used WLP007 once (ran it side by side with WLP022) and noticed it dropped to the bottom of the fermenter within a day or so, but, it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2010, 07:38 AM
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Posted By StAnthonyB
"BYO British Real Ale" and funky EBC values

I was reading the third edition of the book put out by CAMRA and noticed that many of the EBC values given for beers seem ridiculous.

The first beer listed is a mild with an EBC of 100; which is...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2010, 07:19 AM
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Posted By StAnthonyB
New Jersey? That's practically Florida for Pete's...

New Jersey? That's practically Florida for Pete's sake.

I've seen snow on July 2nd.

My frost line goes down almost 3 feet. The ground just goes all tundra on me until May.



EDIT: I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-10-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By StAnthonyB
+1 on keeping the percentage of crystal low....

+1 on keeping the percentage of crystal low. (~7%)


Crystal when it is malted is malted in the husk to be dextrinous. If my memory serves me, I think it is made at over 160F.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-10-2010, 06:10 AM
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Posted By StAnthonyB
First things first. A thicker mash helps keep the...

First things first. A thicker mash helps keep the mash pH nice and low. There is less water (with it's higher pH) diluting the low pH grains.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-10-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By StAnthonyB
That UK Amber Malt can come through real strong....

That UK Amber Malt can come through real strong. You may consider scaling it back to half a pound.
Forum: General Techniques 11-10-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 27,113
Posted By StAnthonyB
When using hop pellets put them into fine mesh...

When using hop pellets put them into fine mesh nylon bags.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,980
Posted By StAnthonyB
You know... I miss the days when White Labs sold...

You know... I miss the days when White Labs sold WLP007 as dry yeast.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By StAnthonyB
The answer is yes. I recently posted a few...

The answer is yes.

I recently posted a few videos on Chimay. In one of them there is an old man who has spent his life breeding yeasties.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-07-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By StAnthonyB
I am not a kit-brewing guy but they are good...

I am not a kit-brewing guy but they are good guides... Following the link shows the Northern Brewer recipe.
...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-06-2010, 10:45 AM
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Views: 912
Posted By StAnthonyB
If you must know, I used to live in Shrewsbury...

If you must know, I used to live in Shrewsbury and Worcester. I'm one town over now.



Although Shrewbury isn't on the MWRA. I think it's on it's own system; either that or with Worcester.
...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-06-2010, 02:38 AM
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Posted By StAnthonyB
Found some neat videos on Chimay

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_sVVOk0njU

www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi6pEGrRUro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ileW9dXzsnA
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By StAnthonyB
Did you ever figure this out?

Did you ever figure this out?
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 11-05-2010, 04:27 AM
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Posted By StAnthonyB
Looks good! I was just reading on the...

Looks good!


I was just reading on the Briess website that torrified wheat has a higher yeild in the mash over flaked wheat.
...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-05-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By StAnthonyB
Sounds like a yeast for Belgians.

Sounds like a yeast for Belgians.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By StAnthonyB
Briess answered the question for me. The answer...

Briess answered the question for me. The answer is yes sir it's okay. And, torrified wheat yields greater extraction.

http://www.brewingwithbriess.com/Assets/PDFs/Briess_PISB_TorrifiedWheat.pdf...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By StAnthonyB
Maybe I am. Or... maybe I've been drinking too...

Maybe I am. Or... maybe I've been drinking too many 6 month old starters from out of my yeast fridge.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By StAnthonyB
Far and by far the easiest way hands down to...

Far and by far the easiest way hands down to build a yeast library is to eat a whole bunch of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

Take the jelly jars, cleanse them with OxyClean Free, and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-04-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By StAnthonyB
I kind of use a grant I guess... I too knew that...

I kind of use a grant I guess... I too knew that word but had long since forgotten it.

I use a large super-fine mesh nylon bag and stick the 1/2" hose coming out of my mash tun into it.

I do...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By StAnthonyB
The Mr. Malty yeast starter calculator thing is...

The Mr. Malty yeast starter calculator thing is on drugs.

It tells me that I need 6.47 liter starter aerated on a stir-plate for my 10.5 gallon batch of 1.048 wort.


I have better pitching...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-04-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,016
Posted By StAnthonyB
And, for me it is a matter of price as well...

And, for me it is a matter of price as well $0.54/lbs and shipping is $80/pallet maximum for a pallet with up to 42 bags of mixed varieties. Still, that's like twice what the costs were only two or...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-04-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,428
Posted By StAnthonyB
I was just about to bump this thread to keep it...

I was just about to bump this thread to keep it alive too.... you beat me to it.

I know I would brew the first recipe. Alas, I have limited experience with Belgians.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-04-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,016
Posted By StAnthonyB
I also have Best Malz available. I was...

I also have Best Malz available. I was particularly eyeballing this product.

Best Caramel Malt Pils (2-3L)
Best Caramel Malt Pils will aid in foam development and head retention as well as add...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-04-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By StAnthonyB
Diastatic Power was the issue I was actually...

Diastatic Power was the issue I was actually thinking of... more so than stuck sparge... that's easy to overcome with rice hulls being super cheap.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-04-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By StAnthonyB
Witbier

I am looking at making a 10-gallon batch of Witbier. Fermenting one carboy with WLP400 and the other with WLP410.

50% of the grist is to be Franco-Belges Pale...
...and have Gilbertson & Page...
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