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Aug
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comment Which is a better fermentation method for high gravity beers?
Yes, I was referring to warmer ambient temperatures, and you are correct, fusel alcohols occur when fermented warmer than recommended temperatures. However, which high gravity beers, the fermentation will be more active and thus produce more heat (as it is an exothermic reaction). Therefore, although your cabinet may do fine for a typical small beer, you may be surprised at the fusel alcohol content of this bigger beer.
Aug
28
answered Which is a better fermentation method for high gravity beers?
Aug
13
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Aug
13
comment I used too much malt. What should I do? Suggestions how to salvage?
@Tobias yes, the extract most definitely varies from brand to brand. In fact, you can have a sack of 2-row who's extract will vary the older it gets. Beer-smithing is a very, very rough science. Though, it can also be exact...
Aug
13
accepted Effects of Over Carbonation
Aug
11
comment I used too much malt. What should I do? Suggestions how to salvage?
Ok you're right. Using my assumption that it's 40 points per pound per gallon, the addition is 24 points not 34 like I listed originally. Do you have any good reason I should go with the 44 points per pound per gallon figure instead of the 40 that I used?
Aug
11
revised I used too much malt. What should I do? Suggestions how to salvage?
fixed math
Aug
11
comment I used too much malt. What should I do? Suggestions how to salvage?
Well, I saw a range given on Palmer's website - I used the lower end of the range. Admittedly I don't really use DME, so i don't have a lot of experience with it. Also, the OP stated he added 3 pounds extra not 2. I don't have a problem making the update to my post though, if you feel that is what's correct.
Aug
11
answered What are the effects of storing unboiled All-Grain Wort at sub-lager temperatures?
Aug
11
asked Effects of Over Carbonation
Aug
11
answered I used too much malt. What should I do? Suggestions how to salvage?
Feb
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answered How can I get beer out of a keg without CO2?
Aug
25
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Dec
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answered How do you prevent boil-overs?
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Oct
17
comment Yeast Character Resource
Works great now, thanks!
Aug
29
comment Yeast Character Resource
Couldn't find an email to contact you by, so I'll provide my feedback here: two things. 1) The Google Sign On is broken, something about a re-direct link. 2) I think it'd be helpful to list the yeast in numerical order.
Aug
29
accepted Yeast Character Resource
Aug
29
comment Yeast Character Resource
You rock! I was hoping someone would do this if there wasn't already such a resource around. I'll go peruse your site and I'll be sure to provide any feedback I have. Cheers!
Jul
22
comment Yeast Character Resource
Yea, I like the White Labs resource, that's who I was referring to as 'certain manufacturers' in my question, but I'm looking for something different from that.