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Posted in thread: Message from lanlord (balcony brewing) on 11-28-2015 at 03:40 PM
You can be assured that the fire department will tell you that boiling liquid on a balcony with
neighbors below is not safe. Is there someplace on the grounds where you can brew at ground
Posted in thread: Does my water suck? on 11-28-2015 at 03:28 PM
This has good information with descriptions of the effects of each mineral: Reading a Water
Report "How to Brew", John Palmer, Chapter 15
Posted in thread: Need help with BIAB trub. on 03-29-2015 at 02:59 PM
Do you use irish moss to help settle the trub?
Posted in thread: Where to buy smaller volume bottles? on 03-26-2015 at 04:06 AM
Malta Goya in 7 oz brown twist-offs. I have successfully capped these and 6 months later the
last brew was fine. A big imperial like your 12% will take 12 months to season. I think the
capping will la...
Posted in thread: Is there a way to make beer with out boiling? on 03-19-2015 at 02:12 PM
You can definitely get away without boiling all of it at once, and only need to boil a gallon
or so for the hops. Yes, I know there will be less oils released in a smaller boil batch
probably because ...
Posted in thread: Extract porter recipe (whatchy'all think?) on 03-19-2015 at 12:26 PM
That's more like a black IPA. Which is not bad. If you still want a Porter, then the bitterness
should be way down.
Posted in thread: NEW Smoked Rye IPA Recipe on 03-19-2015 at 06:25 AM
I made a smoked porter of 5 gal with 2 lbs cherry wood smoked malt. The smoke was strong, not a
killer. My son said it taste like bacon. IMO three to five lbs would be OK for a 10 gallon
Posted in thread: BIAB strainer question on 03-19-2015 at 06:18 AM
A steamer basket can make it easier to lift the bag of wet grain. You can also squish down on
the bag in the basket to extract more malty goodness.Whatever works for you.
Posted in thread: Mind blown on 03-19-2015 at 06:15 AM
That explains why pizza is so great with beer. Round pizza. None 'o that square stuff.
Posted in thread: Extract porter recipe (whatchy'all think?) on 03-19-2015 at 06:12 AM
Seven pounds of DME calculates to 1.063 SG and 6% ABV. OK, a Robust Porter and the limit for
that is 1.065. Not that you gotta brew to style. Whatever floats yer boat.The bitterness is
down there arou...