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Posted in thread: Apartment brewing on 06-02-2011 at 05:05 PM
I had great success doing all-grain brews in my old apartment. I had two 4-gallon pots and
would do a split boil on my stove. Just account for the extra boil-off rate and remember to
split your hop ad...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Beer Gun give away. on 08-24-2010 at 01:40 AM
Awesome! 210 is my guess.
Posted in thread: AG Disaster - Advice needed! on 08-17-2010 at 11:49 PM
Maybe the water minerals (Ca+, Mg+ specifically) aren't in the optimum range, especially if
your water has a high pH. My efficiency went up 15% when I started adding gypsum to bring my
Ca+ in the 100-...
Posted in thread: Pre-boil gravity in a split boil on 07-24-2010 at 06:57 PM
Does anyone know a simple way to get a pre-boil gravity reading when doing a split boil? I'm in
an apartment and can only manage to used two 4-gallon pots for my all grain boils. Assuming
that its nex...
Posted in thread: BierMunchers “Helles Belles” (Munich Helles, AG) on 07-21-2010 at 06:38 PM
Brewing this up tomorrow. Unfortunately I only have dry yeast at my disposal, and no means of
lagering. I'll be pitching two packs of Notty and keep temps at 60F.
Posted in thread: Ontario, Canada grain stores on 06-21-2010 at 05:13 AM
I brew all grain in London and I find Brewhaven to carry just about everything I need, besides
liquid yeast varieties. Sometimes I brew with my father near Ottawa and buy my stuff from
located near ...
Posted in thread: How long should liquid hose be (w/ 2.2 lb resistance per foot)? on 06-20-2010 at 04:40 AM
Hey guys,I'm helping my dad set up his kegerator when I visit home in a week's time and am not
sure on how much liquid hose I should be using. I told him to pick up 20' for his 2 kegs, but
the guy at ...
Posted in thread: Feeling discouraged need help! on 06-16-2010 at 04:47 PM
Temp was under 70 when took reading, the wort looked and tasted like waterLooked like water
also? That's just weird. Maybe its a thermometer issue? I just dont understand how you would
get no reading ...
Posted in thread: Feeling discouraged need help! on 06-16-2010 at 04:36 PM
Just to make sure, what temperature was the wort when you took the gravity reading? Higher
temperatures will give a lower reading, some people overlook/ forget about this.
Posted in thread: Feeling discouraged need help! on 06-16-2010 at 04:25 PM
Ok that reading really helped. I think I def sparged wrong. I started draining my wort before
adding sparge water? Also I am getting iodine strips today for my next brew. I got 1 kit
crushed and 1 not...