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Posted in thread: Please help me move to all grain on 08-12-2013 at 03:01 AM
Lastly, try to remember people have been doing this for like 10,000 years.Don't overthink
it!It's not rocket science and if you're off by a little it's still going to be beer.Relax and
yada yada yada
Posted in thread: Drinking my first beer!! on 04-24-2013 at 01:47 AM
Nicely done.Congrats on starting the greatest hobby in the world.:D
Posted in thread: Priming sugar to kick up the ABV? on 02-16-2013 at 02:02 AM
You can use corn sugar (priming sugar), table sugar or my favorite...Brown sugarand they will
all boost abv and dry out your brew.Also, molasses or honey if you want a little residual
Posted in thread: Rookie mistake/smell. on 12-30-2012 at 04:35 AM
you don't need a 1 inch blowoff. I always do 10 gallon batches and I always use 1/2 inch tubing
even at warmer fermentation temps. I don't use airlocks anymore. I usually pitch onto a cake
and I don't...
Posted in thread: Wheat beer, general thoughts? on 12-09-2012 at 12:52 AM
I do some wheats because it's like 12 bucks for a 50 pound sack here in Kansas.I like the taste
and I don't mind doing a protein rest.By the way,I use it raw,not malted.Does that make me
weird?I get e...
Posted in thread: No Sprage Brewing - Do you have to mash with ALL the water? on 12-03-2012 at 04:16 AM
I agree with the Kid. You want the dilute wort since you would leave more of the sugars caught
up on the grain surfaces if the wort was more concentrated. I always mash as thin as I can.I
feel it's mo...
Posted in thread: All Grain or the Highway? on 12-03-2012 at 04:02 AM
Mash between 145 and 155 higher for sweet, lower for dry.Generally one hour is enough,but,lower
should be longer.If you want to be sure , use iodine to test for conversion.Google it. Don't
try multi s...
Posted in thread: All Grain or the Highway? on 12-03-2012 at 03:30 AM
Extract brewing's greatest appeal to me (with 7 extract brews and a MIAB behind me now after a
year) is that I can do it maybe five hours so there's less time investment in it.I'm not sure
how your br...
Posted in thread: First all-grain yee-haw! on 11-05-2012 at 03:01 AM
My chiller is only 25 feet of 3/8 copper but it really gets the temp down quickly.I've made a
prechiller for next summer though because when the groundwater is warmer it makes a huge
Posted in thread: First Batch! on 10-28-2012 at 10:23 PM
Congrats. I've yet to have an error free brewday.It's usually something akin to a classic
slapstick comedy :D