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Posted in thread: Why Add Malt extract before Hops? on 07-25-2011 at 04:47 AM
You can get the same acid in less boiling time by using more hops. For example, I whimped out
today and decided it was too hot for an AG. (I brew in the kitchen) I used 0.5 oz of Sonnet for
3 gallons ...
Posted in thread: Can we get another sticky for noobs? on 07-10-2011 at 02:29 AM
Have you looked at "Can't get good HEAD?" in this forum. The topics are closely related.
Posted in thread: Check list to get started. on 07-10-2011 at 02:14 AM
Surprised no one said kettle yet. So ya, get a kettle (i'd invest in a big enough one for full
boils right from the start but it isnt necessary) And a bigger carboy or bucket like others
have said. I ...
Posted in thread: San Juan Island Ale on 07-04-2011 at 03:35 AM
Ingredients:3.5 gal Washington Springs Spring Water4 Lbs Maris Otter1 lb Vienna8.0 oz Crystal
C201 lb Franz San Juan Island 9 Grain baking mix containing whole (WHEAT, OATS, TRITICALE,
Posted in thread: Belgian tripel question on 07-03-2011 at 11:42 PM
I hate to be the junior guy who disagrees with two senior members but I don't think you can
answer that question without knowing what kind of primary you are using. Most important, does
it have a ferm...
Posted in thread: Cheap or Alternative Ferment Buckets? on 06-28-2011 at 04:44 AM
I bought one of these about a month ago. My second batch in it is bubbling away happily. It
really is vacuum tight."The first ever screw top with built in turning handle for ease of
opening and closin...
Posted in thread: Irish Red With Oats - Color Issues/Help on 06-27-2011 at 12:21 AM
Hi,Just bottled my fourth batch of Irish Red starting with Saccharomyces House Irish Red grain
bill and scaling back to 2.5 gal BIAB. 1. First batch as per recipe.2. Second batch added 1lb
Posted in thread: Half Batches on 06-13-2011 at 04:49 AM
Hi,Right now I only BIAB in a 20 quart pot. I start with 4 gallons of water and just cut
everything in half except the yeast (no starter). I tried mashing in a separate 8 quart pot
then batch sparging...
Posted in thread: Bitter Orange Peel In Kit on 05-31-2011 at 12:00 AM
I've made a couple of kit Belgians with bitter orange peel. The addition was always with the
last hops (5 min) just long enough to sterilize. I always left it (and the Corriander) in the