if you prime in the barrel you will generate co2 and as flars points out it would fill the headspace nicely. but barrels are not usually meant to hold carbonated beverages so you would not end up with carbonated beer.
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I bought a starter from king Arthur and it was cheap. Its supposed to be from a real old culture. I did quite a few loafs with it and kept it going for quite a long time in my fridge. In the end i ended up going back to standard yeast and breads because its simpler and the kids don't like sourdough. It was a lot of fun but patience is required. Making good bread is really rewarding (like making good beer) and when gifted to friends you can see the appreciation on their faces.
Ya, Morticai! I am excited to hear about the progress on your woodland garden....
now you can really hugelkultur!! Are you going to have to clear and start from scratch?
Oi Whyomin. Getting some snow I see. Those spears will be up before you know it....
That has to be a wild crazy change from the left coast.
we are still gripped with winter in BFE whyo.
Yup. The low fat thing is Bs. The metabolic pathways from dietary fat to body fat are super inefficient. Most of the time your body will just flush excess dietary fat rather than waste energy storing it.True. It reminds me of the 80's when "low fat" was considered healthy. The food industry had just fallen in love with ultra cheap high fructose corn syrup and engineered "food" that replaced fat with sugar. The result was unsatisfying as far as satiating the appetite but highly addictive.+2. There's a whole industry based on diet fads, but it all boils down to 'eat less, exercise more'. I'm sure Drew would agree. I salute the great job he did.
Eat a little less
Eat a little better
Move a little more
I think the 'little better' part is key. if you eat crap packaged 'diet' foods you will 1- always be hungry and 2 - not enjoy eating, which leads to an unhealthy relationship with food.
I will add a note of nuance here though. You do have to pay attention to what you are eating. all too often in these kind of discussions someone says it boils down to calories in - calories out. and while that is superficially true, if you take in calories from the wrong sources you will mess up your metabolism and not get the results you are expecting. Similarly if you rely too heavily on shrinking the 'calories in' side of the equation you once again FUBAR your metabolism and set yourself up for failure.
I like Michael Pollan's advice: Eat food not food products. If you get raw whole foods and cook for yourself most meals you can't go wrong. If you eat packaged "food" or at restaurants as a norm chances are you are getting sugar, sodium, and saturated fats in scary amounts that will literally eventually be the cause of your death and even worse make the last ten years of your life miserable. But you'll be well regarded by the pharmaceutical industry.
There's a big snowball effect. When I eat healthy and am active I have the energy to do more of that, when I eat crap and am sedentary I don't have the energy to make hood choices and also tend to drink more than one or two.
As a German co-worker said while I was working there - "Jeff, you have all the low fat food in America, how you have so many Fat people?"
Still pretty bigger. But to each their ownis 1.054 and 104 IBU correct? that's gonna be bitter. I'd generally want to see a 1.070 or so with that IBU load.
as others have said, have patience, bump the temp but don't lower it again until the beer is done. yeast like getting warmer but they don't like getting colder. makes them sleepy
THIS^^^^ where the hell did that recipe come from?
Sorry IBU's are 98.1 not 104
I have it at 20 Celcius dry hopped it this morning and am going to let that go another three days, then cold crash it.
+2. There's a whole industry based on diet fads, but it all boils down to 'eat less, exercise more'. I'm sure Drew would agree. I salute the great job he did.
Eat a little less
Eat a little better
Move a little more
I did a 100% wheat wine once. 25+ lbs of wheat malt. it was a sticky mess.
Do you batch or fly sparge? if you fly sparge I would include a lot of rice hulls if you hope to lauter at all.
If you batch sparge I would still include a lot of rice hulls (I didn't) because otherwise you'll be restirring and vorlaufing many times during the runoff.
it was delicious. went way too fast.
I batch and will remember the hulls.
How did it turn out?
I have a wheat wine on my to brew list, maybe I'll go all wheat with that.
I've done the same. I've run some 5Ks hungover too. I don't do that anymore.
I did squat day once hungover. Baaaaad idea.
I was thinking to do a tea side by side with hops.there was a presentation involving this ingredient at the 2013 NHC I think. It might have been in the alternative wood ageing presentation but I'm not sure. I'm also not sure that he went over dosages.Yeah I was at that talk. I think he just mentioned it and how bitter it was. Nothing about dosing. Yeah making an extract test beer is what I wanted to avoid. I think so far what I'm going to do is puts some in a bag and try and sheep it to taste day of. I'll just pull the bag when I think it's bitter enough
You could do a side by side tea tasting with a known AA% hop to develop a rough equivalency and go from there though.