Originally Posted by Rondacker
All of the acronyms used here are getting my brain aching
LOL.. I hear ya man.. I've been thinking about starting such a glossary myself...
BK = Boil Kettle
MT = Mash Tun
MLT = Mash/Lauter Tun
HLT = Hot Liquor tank
IC = Immersion Chiller
CFC = Counterflow chiller
DGB = the book "Designing Great Beer"
HTB = The book, "How To Brew"
RDWHAHB = Relax, don't worry, have a home brew
SWMBO = ???? Seems to be wife/girlfriend or something like that
(edit: She Who Must Be Obeyed)
IPA = India Pale Ale
APA = ?? American Pale Ale (I think)
BMC (or BmC) = Bud/miller/coors
WP = Whirlpool
HBT = Home Brew Talk (this forum)
QD = Quick Disconnect
LHBS = Local Home Brew Shop
DME = Dry Malt Extract
LME = Liquid Malt Extract
RIMS = ???
HERMS = ???
Good luck, that's about as far as I can take you.. Been scratching my head on this stuff for a while now myself