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Is there a benefit in rising fermentation temperature for dark ales?

There are many benefits in having accurate control over the temperature of your brew. It allows you to control many variables. You can: control the ester profile alter the speed of fermentation ...
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Is there a benefit in rising fermentation temperature for dark ales?

The utility of ramping up temperature can change wildly depending on yeast strain, pitch rate, wort composition, the fermentation temperature and much more. I wouldn't necessarily pin it to dark ales, ...
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First time brewing a Porter (BIAB) - Need help!

3.2Ltrs of Strike water & 3.49Litrs of Sparge water appears to be approximately correct for your process. Personally if I were brewing this recipe I might aim for higher volumes closer to 5.4L ...
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Repitch? 1032 down from 1045 after 72 hours

Firstly, welcome back to the world of home brewing. Dried yeast during re-hydration are sensitive, but a little gentle shaking will not ruin the viability. I would leave it for about 7 days from ...
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How to Get Grape Jelly Flavor in Porter?

For a second batch you can try ester enhancement, but I don't know of a yeast that will give this ester in the amount you want without it being clouded with other esters and phenols. He'Brew ...
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Adding coconut after fermentation

How did this go? I brewed a coconut IPA and used loose toasted coconut. The worst idea ever for beer. I had to siphon out the beer through two vessels and use a screen to clear the big bits. Next ...
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