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Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 02-14-2016 at 02:13 AM
2457+ 5.25G Valentine's Irish Red=2,462.25
Posted in thread: Goodbye, and Thank You on 02-09-2016 at 01:29 AM
Awesome John, you're living the dream! Now don't flunk out bud....;)Seriously, congratulations.
Posted in thread: Why IPAs are 6-7% abv on 01-31-2016 at 04:23 PM
The ABV is just a traditional "style" thing. There are tons of session IPAs at like 4%, seems
to be the fad right now.Session IPA = Pale Ale. ;) Both good! :mug:
Posted in thread: Need Help, brewing tomorrow on 01-31-2016 at 04:21 PM
Sounds like you done good Tex!
Posted in thread: Poor efficiency--?? on 01-31-2016 at 04:09 PM
That's a lot of grain for your first beer. 17 pounds seems a little high, but perhaps he had
his reasons.I agree with alexacuna. 17 lb grainbill is pretty big for a what should start out
with an OG of...
Posted in thread: Beer from Horse Feed? on 01-31-2016 at 03:57 PM
Better watch out for somebody's big eyeball peeking in here. Priceless!
Posted in thread: Yeast help for today's brew! on 01-31-2016 at 03:46 PM
What size batches are you making with these numbers? I'll have to scale it down for 1.5 gallons
lolSorry it's taken me a while to get back. These are for 5G batches. So, I would would figure
Posted in thread: Yeast help for today's brew! on 01-31-2016 at 01:33 PM
Yes, Mr. Malty does have an option for yeast slurry.I used to be a yeast 'washer' but after
reading a couple of articles a few years ago, and looking at Woodland Brews info., now I just
use the slurry...
Posted in thread: Samples for specific gravity on 01-26-2016 at 03:00 AM
GHBWNY beat me to it. This is exactly how I do it, but I have a 60cc syringe and have attached
a 6 inch length of IV tubing. Spray it down with starsan, then snake it down the airlock hole.
Posted in thread: Hard Cider from Frozen Cider on 01-24-2016 at 11:58 PM
I froze 4 G of fresh cider this year and used it a month later in my 'Gunslinger Cranberry
Graf'. Turned out great. No difference in taste over previous year's versions.