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  • Posted in thread: Anyone brew a coopers lager with brown sugar? on 02-20-2017 at 11:02 PM
    No., I haven't. You'll get some molasses flavor, which I personally wouldn't want for a pale
    beer. But I'm not drinking it.ADD: for a more supportive
    response:[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzgu...

  • Posted in thread: Explaining BIAB to New Brewer on 02-20-2017 at 10:58 PM
    Someone has undoubtedly told him or he has read about efficiency. While we all agree this is
    not a number to chase, consistency is the bigger goal to me. Granted I get 83% from a good
    crush with BIAB,...

  • Posted in thread: Explaining BIAB to New Brewer on 02-20-2017 at 10:20 PM
    But I explain to him with my mill set up tight so I can grind finely, I get 83% efficiency as a
    normal processI'm not sure this argument is even necessary. I may be misremembering, but I
    recall the ea...

  • Posted in thread: High FG than expected.. what to do? on 02-20-2017 at 09:42 PM
    Looking back at the recipe it says "once the bubbling action in your airlock slows to 4 to 4
    bubbles a minute, rack your beer into a secondary fermenter"Instructions still say things like
    this, but mo...

  • Posted in thread: Huge fermentation...then very very little on 02-19-2017 at 08:59 PM
    No. 4-5 days of wild bubbling is a lot. I pretty much never get two weeks of active
    bubbling.Unless there's other relevant info - e.g., you fermented in a warm room - I wouldn't
    worry about it.

  • Posted in thread: Is this DO? on 02-19-2017 at 06:36 PM
    It says Reverse Osmosis in the "Wholesome" section. But it's probably just regular water out of
    someone's garden hose ;)

  • Posted in thread: Hopping up Midwest's Autumn Amber kit on 02-19-2017 at 06:27 PM
    Good point. Add more base malt. Who wants less beer? :)But you really should add more base malt
    and proportionally more specialty grains. So it's a little more involved.

  • Posted in thread: High FG than expected.. what to do? on 02-19-2017 at 06:21 PM
    OG was 1.083 (recipe expected 1.086). I fermented in a bucket for one week then racked to a
    glass carboy (1.026 at racking) (adding Vanilla Beans). Two weeks later (today) I transferred
    to my keg...Yo...

  • Posted in thread: Lagering on 02-19-2017 at 06:02 PM
    I once did a dunkel lager in the garage area of my apartment. Came out great. I had to pick the
    right time of year to do it. I chose late fall, where I hit acceptable fermentation temps first
    and then...

  • Posted in thread: Galaxy smash? on 02-19-2017 at 06:28 AM
    I have also done an all Galaxy pale ale (not SM but ASH) that was excellent.

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