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Posted in thread: Cleaning brew bucket lids on 09-28-2014 at 04:14 PM
I just chuck mine in the dishwasher with oxy clean! Comes out nice.Of course I also throw my 15
gallon mlt and bk in the dishwasher. I'm a lazy brewer...Good call. That should fix the
problem. Just cu...
Posted in thread: Cleaning brew bucket lids on 09-28-2014 at 02:57 PM
All those little depressions around the seal come clean? Maybe I need to try one step because
the oxygen sure doesnt cut it. And I have a hard time getting a sponge down in all the
Posted in thread: Was re-pitching here a good idea? on 09-28-2014 at 05:06 AM
Wow, I'll keep that in mind. I also got some Bohemian Lager smack packs from the same place at
the same price and they are close to 8 months old. You think that if i smacked 2 of them and
made a start...
Posted in thread: Ingredient jazz on 09-27-2014 at 05:46 PM
For an English ale like a bitter, safe ale US 04 is a great choice
Posted in thread: Ingredient jazz on 09-27-2014 at 05:44 PM
You will want to add the hops at the beginning and boil for 60 minutes. If you're using beer
smith, shoot for an ordinary bitter and that will guide you. You may need to play with the hops
a bit to ge...
Posted in thread: Ingredient jazz on 09-27-2014 at 04:49 PM
To the above posters I think the op is looking for recipe suggestions with what he's got on
hand... Not necessarily trying to toss it all in one recipe
Posted in thread: Ingredient jazz on 09-27-2014 at 04:47 PM
Never did a full biab... Just small stovetop batches, but with an average eff I'd toss in all
the dark crystal, Vienna, and Munich with 8 lb of 2 row. Use all the willamate as a bittering
Posted in thread: Cleaning brew bucket lids on 09-27-2014 at 04:30 PM
Any suggestions? its the only thing I struggle with. Even with a new lid, yeast and krausen get
caked in after a couple batches and I can't get it out. Soaking with oxy doesn't do much and
Posted in thread: Can I bump gravity after I pitched yeast still. on 09-27-2014 at 03:21 PM
I wouldnt worry about hitting the og exact. Id use a pou d of dme in a quart or so of water.
Watch as to not scorch. Just simmer a few min, let chill and dump in. Id say use some honey or
sugar if you...
Posted in thread: Cutting Brew Day Time the time challenge! on 09-27-2014 at 02:26 PM
Im generally under four hours for 60 min mash and boils. A lot of times I have my grain crushed
before hand. With simple grain bills I dont worry about it as I can crush while the sparge
water is heat...