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Posted in thread: Would you spend on kegging equipment or AG equipment? on 07-02-2014 at 04:13 AM
I started brewing in the winter in an apartment where we kept the heat at 58°, so a water bath
to help maintain temps and the right yeast strains were all I needed to treat my yeasties
right, at least...
Posted in thread: Critique wanted on 07-01-2014 at 05:31 AM
I agree with CBXBob! I'd maybe use a tiny amount of the LME with the steeping grains, and add
the rest at flameout.However, Magnum and Centennial are both pretty high AA% hops. For the
Centennial I mi...
Posted in thread: Biab or partial mash 1 gal instead of a starter? on 07-28-2013 at 11:55 PM
So you're saying instead of a starter, you want to make a starter? Go for it!
Posted in thread: Keezer/kegarator on 07-04-2013 at 06:25 PM
Am I correct in thinking that the infra red emitted from the ceramic heater will initially only
heat the liquid in the carboy and not the air inside the chamber? i.e. the ambient temperature
Posted in thread: Question for weizen brewers on 06-09-2013 at 03:13 PM
You're thinking of an acid rest...I usually shoot for 113°. I'm noy sure how much of an impact
it has, but it certainly doesn't hurt anything.If you want the beer to stay cloudy, either give
the keg a...
Posted in thread: Yet another Belgian Quad on 05-29-2013 at 02:24 AM
No comments, questions or suggestions?The day after I killed temp control, temps got up to the
low 80s ambient--perfect!Since then, I've had it sitting at 50° ambient, and I'll probably keg
it June 9t...
Posted in thread: Trippel cross my fingers on vacation on 05-28-2013 at 11:56 PM
Is it an extract or AG recipe? What was the grain bill/extract plus grain bill?I'd want a
triple to finish well below 1.020, and giving it more time and letting temps rise shouldn't
Posted in thread: Does It Double? on 05-26-2013 at 02:18 PM
Yes, you add the IBU values for the cans, and the OG...your FG might not go as low, so you
might not get double the ABV, but it should be close.The Mr. Beer yeast is fine, but basically
a huge underpi...
Posted in thread: Grows own Hops & Grains? on 05-25-2013 at 08:54 PM
Tundra Brewery in New York does.Here's an article about them.The beer is good, but nothing
special. I like mine better. ;)
Posted in thread: Yet another Belgian Quad on 05-18-2013 at 01:52 AM
Since I have a lot of a few grains thanks to my last group buy, this quad oesn't quite have
teaditional ingredients...but my subs aren't *that* far off. Maybe I'll call this one Canadian
Quad, given t...