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Old 04-10-2012, 07:53 PM   #91
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Cold crashing this brew tonight. I took a sample this weekend to see where it was at. The color was straw yellow but almost milky and completely opaque. We'll see how the cold crash effects this.
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:51 AM   #92
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In the fridge, set to 40 for the next 24 hrs. Bottling tomorrow. Suggestions on how much priming (corn) sugar. I have a little over 6 gallons in the carboy.
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Old 04-11-2012, 06:21 PM   #93
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Mine also got put in the freezer for crashing yesterday. Gonna see how it looks today. Any suggestions for priming??
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:16 PM   #94
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Why are you guys cold crashing a wheat?
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:10 PM   #95
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Why are you guys cold crashing a wheat?
I used US-05 and with a ton of 05 yeast in suspension it tastes astringent and overly bitter to me. Not all yeast taste good like the germen weizen/wheat yeasts. I don't mind it not being clear but sometimes too much yeast doesn't work for certain strains.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:07 PM   #96
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Brewing this today with an Amarillo / Citra mix instead of centennial. Smells good so far.
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:34 PM   #97
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This will be the first 10 gal batch I make next month sometime after I get my keggle up and running. Splitting it into 2 batches with 2 different yeasts, the kolsch and some form of wheat yeast. I look forward to it!
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:00 AM   #98
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Hey guys, I decided to make this recipe for my first all grain. I miss calculated somewhere and ended up with 4 gallons instead of the 6. How do you think it will turn out?
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Old 04-25-2012, 12:53 AM   #99
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Just cracked my first bottle last night after about 10 days of conditioning and another few in the fridge.

A definite keeper, light tasting with citrusy flavors. I used the kolsh yeast and there is definitely no yeast taste. I will see how it tastes after another week of conditioning though. I didn't have the hops the recipe called for so I substituted 2 ounces of centennial for aroma. It does have a bit of a strong hoppy taste which isn't bad at all. I may scale back to one ounce on my next batch of this beer (this weekend). Overall I'm very pleased and I will be sure to always have lots on hand!!!
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:59 PM   #100
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can anyone convert this to extract for me?
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