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Posted in thread: Whereto next on 01-10-2013 at 02:52 PM
I agree with duboman. You need to take your time with learning the process before you jump in
head first. I brewed at least 5 kits and probably 15 total partial grain beers before I ever
started with ...
Posted in thread: Cold Break on 01-23-2012 at 01:26 PM
The hops can still escape from the paint strainer bag. So the sludge could be a mix of hops,
cold break, hot break, and even some grain from your mash. The hops are easy to notice because
they are sti...
Posted in thread: Cold Break on 12-07-2011 at 12:54 PM
Well, I know I'm the one who started this and I was confused myself, but since I posted this
original question I have tried a few new things that seem to work just fine. First of all, I
don't concern ...
Posted in thread: Cold Break on 11-19-2010 at 02:08 AM
When Whirlpooling, do you wait until the wort is cooled or do you do it when it is hot? I have
heard concerns about airation problems if the wort is cold, but not as much of a problem when
it is coole...
Posted in thread: BJCP HBT Homebrew Competition on 11-17-2010 at 03:44 PM
I think I will have at least one that I will enter, and maybe 2 or 3. This is going to be
great. I have never entered a competition before and this will be a great way to find out if
anyone else likes...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 11-14-2010 at 08:56 PM
29,985.5+ 5.5 Smelly IPA= 29,991
Posted in thread: Cold Break on 11-14-2010 at 03:18 AM
Thanks for the input. I do somewhat filter my wort when transferring to the primary, so I am
sure that helps some. I use a standard strainer and a funnel with a screen in it to keep as
much of the hop...
Posted in thread: Cold Break on 11-13-2010 at 10:31 PM
Ok, so I have been reading in Palmer's "Learn to Brew" about cold break. As I understand it,
this is important to have a clear beer. The thing I am not understanding is how to keep it out
of the beer....
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 11-13-2010 at 10:16 PM
29762.5+5 Chocolate Honey Porter+5 Smelly Red Ale29772.5
Posted in thread: Lagering on 09-13-2010 at 06:43 PM
Cyber thanks. I am not sure if I am going to do the diacetyl rest or not. But if I do, I will
probably just do it in the fridge and turn the controller up to 70 or so. If I dont do it in
the fridge, I...