I've built myself a keezer with an old porcelain tap tower. It had a copper pipe cooling circuit, in which I pumped regular water from a 5 liter keg. This cools the beer alright. BUT! I can't stand the constant noise from the pump.
Is pumping air through this circuit effective enough? Or remove...
Found this recipe googling for caramel taste in beer. Also found that long boils (2 h) or a separate 1 gallon boil of the first wort also gives more caramel taste.
Thinking of doing both: this recipe and a long boil. You think I overdo it?
Not a fan of lager, but I like this one and thinking about giving it a go.
Recipe seem pretty straight forward: Pilsner and Cara to hit the color. Bittering with Magnum at 60, aroma and flavor with Galaxy at 30 and 15. Some at flameout too?
Have slurry from Mangrove Jack´s Bavarian Lager yeast...
I´m giving a Blue Moon clone a go today. I have both Danstar Nottingham and Kveik in stock. Never tried Kveik before and I´m very curious if this yeast would add some nice citrus tones to the beer or if this will be a of-taste. What do you guys think?
This Saturday (4 days ago) I pitched Danstars Londons ESB.
Maris Otter 2,5 kg
Amber malt 0,5 kg
Inverted sugar #4 0,4 kg
Mash 90 min at 67 C (154 F)
Activity seems to have stopped and SG now is .34.
I realize I mashed this batch way to high for this yeast. And as a dark mild this...