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by john_galt
Tue Mar 01, 2005 10:33 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Witbier ingredients questions
Replies: 3
Views: 9299

thanks very much.......i am curious.......i have brewed 4 different wits over the years, but I believe I finally have the perfect recipe pin-pointed.
by john_galt
Fri Feb 25, 2005 5:29 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: When to use an "acid rest"?
Replies: 1
Views: 3278

When to use an "acid rest"?

I am a little confused on when to actually use a ~92 degree acid rest.....I had been on most batches for a while, but now I am trying to streamline my all grain brewing practices......When is an "acid rest" needed? And what "exactly" is it? Best procedure to have an "acid rest"? Thanks Everyone.
by john_galt
Fri Feb 25, 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Witbier ingredients questions
Replies: 3
Views: 9299

Witbier ingredients questions

-what is the theory of "when" spices are supposed to be added to the mix? --I normally add them with about 10-15 minutes left in boil.....and then a little more maybe for a short steep. --How about kaffir lime leaves? Anybody ever experiment? I tried once.....Not quite sure how much to add to increa...
by john_galt
Wed Feb 26, 2003 5:27 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Lagering Question
Replies: 5
Views: 4850

Lagering Question

I have 5 different german style lagers going right now.....it is starting to get too warm on my backporch though.....If I bottle these and condition them...then can I just throw them in the fridge to lager after they are properly carbonated????Will this have the same effect as long term lagering in ...
by john_galt
Wed Feb 26, 2003 5:24 am
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: BIG selection of german malts?
Replies: 1
Views: 3128

BIG selection of german malts?

does anybody have any ideas on who has the biggest selection of German malts on the web???

I have been using "Morebeer.com".....but even they are sorta limited
by john_galt
Fri Sep 06, 2002 6:49 am
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Wit beer
Replies: 18
Views: 32243

wits end

i just brewed a two wits.....using white lab's wit
and their platinum series wit II....the platinum series should still be available at your store
by john_galt
Fri Sep 06, 2002 6:37 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: starch conversion times???
Replies: 15
Views: 14173

pH test ?'s

my brew store sells pH test strips......How would you use them.....just like and iodine test???
by john_galt
Fri Sep 06, 2002 6:32 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: starch conversion times???
Replies: 15
Views: 14173

nope

nope not me......ever read "ATLAS SHRUGGED" by Ayn Rand?
by john_galt
Fri Sep 06, 2002 6:31 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: starch conversion times???
Replies: 15
Views: 14173

thanks

i thought that might be it....i got a new thermometer....doesn't seem to be the problem....pobably the pH
by john_galt
Tue Sep 03, 2002 6:26 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: starch conversion times???
Replies: 15
Views: 14173

starch conversion times???

i did two 5 gallon batches of the same beer over the weekend.....i made the recipes my self.....i am curious about what other people are getting for the actual times for complete starch conversions; i am using iodine for testing....the batch was 11.5 pounds of grain in about 4.5 gallons of water.......