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  1. Ben034 replied to the thread Priming and Carbonation.

    I've heard of people adding no priming sugar at all but usually it's with high OG, high FG beers like a Russian Imperial Stout where...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 7:19 PM
  2. Ben034 replied to the thread Stuck fermentation of 7% West Coast IPA All grain Wyeast 1065.

    You're right. I think that's what I suggested above.

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:53 PM
  3. Ben034 replied to the thread Stuck fermentation of 7% West Coast IPA All grain Wyeast 1065.

    They used wyeast1065 which is basically the same as us05 I think. It does sound like hydrometer may be reading high actually.

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:36 PM
  4. Ben034 replied to the thread Stuck fermentation of 7% West Coast IPA All grain Wyeast 1065.

    Sure. But if there isn't enough yeast pitched in the first place then you are likely to get a stuck fermentation. Not sure if this is...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:16 PM
  5. Ben034 liked pms67's post in the thread Stuck fermentation of 7% West Coast IPA All grain Wyeast 1065.

    Sounds like my local

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:15 PM
  6. Ben034 replied to the thread Brewnaldos brewday.

    I have a thermapen which is extremely accurate although it has a short tip so will not get to bottom of mash. I use it for cooking...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 5:25 PM
  7. Ben034 replied to the thread Stuck fermentation of 7% West Coast IPA All grain Wyeast 1065.

    The link you have given doesn't work for anyone except you. You have to make your recipe public otherwise other users cannot access....

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:51 PM
  8. Ben034 replied to the thread Stuck fermentation of 7% West Coast IPA All grain Wyeast 1065.

    Your gravity will be a lot higher because you boiled the wort for twice as long (assuming recipe called for a 60 min boil) and therefore...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 1:18 PM
  9. Ben034 replied to the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    Another theory I have, which may be completely incorrect is that when people say it doesn't taste of maple syrup, they are associating...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 1:55 PM
  10. Ben034 replied to the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    Thanks for the tips, I have certainly heard mixed reports (see post above for example from Cheshire Cat) and will report back. I'm not...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 1:52 PM
  11. Ben034 liked Cheshire Cat's post in the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    I use maple syrup in a Canadian wheatbeer clone from the Niagara brewing company. Whilst the taste is subtle it is there and adds to the...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 7:32 AM
  12. Ben034 replied to the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    I've also read that it is difficult to get the flavour in so will report back on how it works. Considered adding at a different stage...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 7:32 AM
  13. Ben034 liked samale's post in the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    Interesting stuff I will look forward to your review, not something I would drink myself but interested to see how it turns out. Good luck

    Feb 25, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  14. Ben034 replied to the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    I'm planning on about 400g in 5.5l batch. Just bought a pack of frozen blueberries. Will vacuum seal and pasturise in a water bath at...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 10:23 PM
  15. Ben034 replied to the thread Maple and Blueberry Stout.

    Ha! I'm also not sure at all. Felt like an experiment and the other half is a fan of that type of beer. We shall see

    Feb 25, 2020 at 10:21 PM
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