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  1. O

    Do I have an infection? Lager Yeast Fermented Warm

    So I brewed a lager about 3 weeks ago 3lb Pale 3lb Pilsner 3lb Flaked Rice Mashed at 152 for 60 minutes, then boiled for 60 minutes Typical hop additions Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager Yeast (1 pack) I made a 1L starter the night before, 18 hours before pitching. Went to transfer to a keg...
  2. Mackie

    High FG in Belgian dry stout

    Hi guys, a couple weeks ago I brewed a 2.5 gal Belgian-style dark beer with orange peels with some leftover grains I had on hand: 64.7% Vienna malt 20.6% Belgian Candi sugar 9.4% Chocolate malt (ground and added to the end of the mash for 3-5 mins) 3.3% Acid malt 2.0% Aromatic malt I made a...
  3. O

    Identifying an off-flavour and its cause

    Hello fellow brewers, I've been brewing for a couple of months and I've made many successful brews. This is indeed an addicting hobby. One particular brew has been puzzling me for a while because of its off-flavour. I would very much like to identify its cause. I made this particular brew (my...
  4. mboardman

    Saq the Pious AG kit and wlp530

    planning to brew the Saq kit (its a Westy 12 clone) tomorrow and not sure how much yeast I should pitch. 5 gallon batch, OG 1.090. I have 3 packs of wlp530, all three manufactured back in Jan 2019. Mr Malty says the viability is around 10%, so I would need 11 packs with a starter on a stir...