Comparing Two-Row and Six Row
Comparing Two-Row and Six RowIt seems to me that a lot of homebrewers stay away from using 6-row barley as a base-malt, but the question is, do they know why? There seems to be a near ubiquitous lack of knowledge as to th ...
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Part 2, Brew Pots
Of my old (stove-top) system, I salvaged a 10 Gal Polar Ware Pot. I use it for heating sparge water. It has worked well and is well worth the cost, although if I could go back in time I would have purchased a 15 Gal pot i ...
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A Home for my Brew
Well, this isn't the beginning of my brewing experience. I have 15 Gal of mead & melowmels as well as 5 Gal of an extract Amber and 10 Gal of All Grain beers behind me. Somehow all of them have came out sucessfuly ...
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'Swamp Coolers' and temperature control
as many of you know, i'm a very active member here on the HBT forums. it's one of my favorite things to do to pass the time between brews. in fact, i enjoy few things more than talking beer with everyone here. one of the ...
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'cool' temperature ale fermentation
i've seen a lot of posts recently with the OP asking if his/her fermentation temps are too low. most of the time, their ambient temps are a bit low, but considering the exothermic properties of fermentation, they're actu ...
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Kegerator Build
I used a GE WMR04BAPBB 4.3 CU Foot compact fridge. Approx. Dimensions (HÃóWÃóD)32 3/4 H x 20 1/2 W x 21 D.I read through many pages of different kegerator builds. I used this fridge because I had it at work ...
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REINHEITSGEBOT!! (Bless you . . .)
I came across an interesting discussion the other day, whose topic was -Why are German beers so different from their commercial American counterparts? Short answer : Reinheitsgebot! (sneeze!) Reinheitsgebot is one of the ...
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3: Batch#1: Brew Night
As mentioned in the previous entries, I'm brewing a kit of Brewer's Best DunkelweizenSo things went pretty much according to the instructions in the kit.I took a handful of pics but wish I had a few more of the steps and ...
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How to Improvise a Hydrometer
From a post to the Mr. Beer page on the Newbie forum:Quote:Originally Posted by JustiboneIf you don't have a hydrometer, you can make a crude one using a shot glass and a Sharpie. Float the shot glass in half-gallon pitch ...
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Killing Four Recipes with One Mash
Killing Four Recipes with One MashMonday, October 3, 2011 7:44 PMFinding time to brew has been challenging lately. You all know how it is, so many beer ideas, never enough time to brew them all. To counter this I decided ...
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