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Posted in thread: Indeed Brewing pulls kits from NB on 11-02-2016 at 05:48 PM
Yes.Yes.And No. It's just business.Yes it's a shame, and I will no longer patronize them.
Posted in thread: Indeed Brewing pulls kits from NB on 11-02-2016 at 05:28 PM
Northern Brewer and Midwest Supplies merged a few years ago, didn't they?Os the Dark Force has
both of them?Thats a shame.
Posted in thread: Oak Aging Options on 10-14-2016 at 08:33 PM
I am thinking ahead to some barrel aged beers/ciders/meads that are on my To Brew list and am
looking at some oaking options. I almost purchased oak cubes/spirals from my LHBS but the price
made me se...
Posted in thread: Oak Aging Options on 10-13-2016 at 01:49 PM
I prefer American Oak to French Oak, had a nicer flavor.This was with oak cubes, soaked in
Posted in thread: 10 gallon biab on 09-26-2016 at 07:29 PM
I do 10 gallon BIAB batches.I hold back several gallons of water and mash thicker (but still
less thick than traditional mashes). I used to squeeze the bag but now I use a pulley, let it
hang 5 minute...
Posted in thread: Grill grate for a bag rest? on 09-22-2016 at 12:09 AM
My opinion fwiw....A ratchet pulley works great with least potential spillage. Some love using
a grill grate idk.I second this.I have a grate and have used it for years but ...Gravity works
Posted in thread: Toying with no secondary on 05-01-2016 at 03:25 AM
So how many are using a bottling bucket for primary fermentation? I am leaning to that and if
the first bottle or two has to much yeast oh well... I use a hop bag so no hop debris to speak
of.I don't ...
Posted in thread: Pros and Cons of BIAB on 05-01-2016 at 03:13 AM
Finer crush = greater surface area. A very coarse crush takes longer to gelatinize and for the
water to penetrate and for conversion to take place.A fine crush, allows for faster
conversion.If you hav...
Posted in thread: Toying with no secondary on 04-30-2016 at 03:30 AM
I only use a secondary when using fruit puree.I now cold crash and dry hop in the primary.
Posted in thread: Pros and Cons of BIAB on 04-30-2016 at 03:26 AM
It's not a theory, it's scientific fact. The tighter the crush, the smaller the grains, and the
faster the conversion.Thus it's possible to have faster and more complete conversion that you