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Posted in thread: tall boy kettles from nb on 07-09-2013 at 04:56 AM
Thanks for the detailed comparison, Dugifresh! I'm also considering a TB kettle too and it's
nice to know what I'm getting. I just don't like the wide base of typical brew kettles, and the
tall boy is...
Posted in thread: Old Rasputin Barrel Aged? on 01-04-2013 at 01:16 AM
I love that old Rasputin stout. In fact I have an OR clone in my carboy right now. Haven't had
the barrel aged version though. If I were you I'd drink one now and then decide how long to
wait. If it t...
Posted in thread: Temps too high in these mash instructions? on 01-01-2013 at 05:29 PM
Thanks all for the replies! The recipes in that book have been scaled for homebrew and most of
them call for 45 to 60 minute mashes. So I was curious why the porter was so short. maybe it
was to not o...
Posted in thread: Liquid yeast stored room temp for 3 weeks on 12-31-2012 at 05:05 AM
If you're going to add more yeast I would vote for adding the same yeast strain that you
originally pitched. I've heard some yeast strains don't get along.
Posted in thread: Temps too high in these mash instructions? on 12-30-2012 at 07:41 PM
I'm following a recipe for Stone Smoked Porter clone. The recipe is from the Stone book, so
you'd think it'd be spot on. But the mash temps seem high:Mashing In a 10-gallon insulated
cooler, combine t...
Posted in thread: What size chest freezer to use for fermenting 3 carboys on 12-25-2012 at 06:27 PM
Are you guys using some kind of low profile airlock with the carboy on the shelf? It seems like
height would be a problem. Or did u install a collar?
Posted in thread: What size chest freezer to use for fermenting 3 carboys on 12-24-2012 at 08:17 AM
I wanted to share measurements for a chest freezer I'm using as a fermentation chamber. I
needed a freezer that could fit 3 carboys. Surprisingly I couldn't find any clear suggestions
online. Most pos...
Posted in thread: Hello from Seattle! on 12-24-2012 at 07:18 AM
Hey all, I've been brewing and lurking off and on for two years. I recently moved into a bigger
place and now have space to up my game. These forums have been a great learning resource and so