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Posted in thread: Cold Steep Grains - Crazy Efficiency? on 02-18-2014 at 07:09 PM
I was just reading Strong's book about this process. I was interested about the idea of just
dumping the extract from cold steeped grains into the wort. As opposed to what the OP did by
putting them i...
Posted in thread: Just poured my first homebrew. It sucks. on 01-27-2014 at 06:32 PM
I'd give it a month at 70 degrees then another month at about 45. If that won't make it
drinkable, I'd probably pitch it.RO will definitely cure the chlorination problem, but so will
PMBS (Campden). S...
Posted in thread: Just poured my first homebrew. It sucks. on 01-25-2014 at 06:08 PM
Hmm. Look into your water. Was it chlorinated or worse chloraminated? That can peoduce some
nasty metallic flavors. A pinch of potassium metabisulfite in 5 gallons of all the water you
use will elimin...
Posted in thread: 2013 hops harvest on 10-01-2013 at 04:01 AM
Just vacuum packed 46oz of Chinook and 14oz of wild CascadeTotal = 1126.29oz
Posted in thread: My first lambic - Uh, oh! on 09-22-2013 at 05:44 PM
Had to top up my airlock this weekend. There hasn't been much actvity in a while, although the
fruit flies are still very attracted to this one so there must be some kind of out gassing.
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - To Rack or Not to Rack on 09-22-2013 at 05:33 PM
I think I'm not understanding something about the process.My primary is a 40L soft plastic
(probably LDPE) bucket with a snap on lid. The seal is NOT air tight - on purpose as I've
always understood o...
Posted in thread: Found these growing wild on 09-18-2013 at 04:01 AM
Did you grab enough for a late addition at least?Cheers! ;)Oh yeah! Probably better part of a
pound once dried....
Posted in thread: Found these growing wild on 09-18-2013 at 03:59 AM
I thought most of the truly wild hops were smallish cones :confused: But I don't know why I
thought that.I was thinking about the grapefruit aroma, and then thought it might be bordering
on "piney", s...
Posted in thread: Found these growing wild on 09-16-2013 at 02:41 AM
My salmon fishing results have been abysmal, but on the bright side... I found these growing by
the railroad tracks on my way to the river. I live in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, a
Posted in thread: 2013 hops harvest on 09-16-2013 at 01:30 AM
Just packaged 8.2 oz of Fuggles but used the dry equivalent of 2.2 oz of wet in a batch of
ordinary bitter. So 10.4oz, running total = 758.57oz