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  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Oatmeal Porter on 09-09-2013 at 02:17 PM
    "Sparge: Batch sparge with 2 steps (1.02gal, 4.09gal) of 168.0 F water"Is it normal to sparge
    with that much water?it's the first time I notice this in a recipe.

  • Posted in thread: HELP! Too darn sweet on 09-09-2013 at 01:23 PM
    This is funny because my last batch is WAY too bitter and I need to figure out a way to sweeten
    it up without re-activating the yeast.Maybe we should blend our 2 batches ;)

  • Posted in thread: Possible infection? on 09-09-2013 at 01:21 PM
    It looks normal to me.Just keep an eye on it to see if it settles.Don't give up on it yet!

  • Posted in thread: Unbalanced cure? on 09-09-2013 at 01:17 PM
    Good day,Something weird happened to my brew.As usual, I put it in secondary for 2 weeks. Near
    the end, there were no more bubbles in the airlock. I added an ounce of Cascade hops for dry
    hopping and ...

  • Posted in thread: Unibroue Mix Pack at Costco on 11-26-2012 at 06:27 PM
    I know this is an old thread but they have a new gift pack now and it comes with full sized
    glasses!You get La Gravoche, 3 Monts and I can't remember the 3rd one..

  • Posted in thread: budwieser clone(sorta) on 11-02-2012 at 01:50 PM
    can the 1# of rice be substituted with something else? my Homebrew shop doesn't stock adjuncts
    like that. I did manage to find some flaked Maize in a health store :)

  • Posted in thread: Life of sanitizer on 11-02-2012 at 01:34 PM
    WOW, this is good to know!! I usually mix up a new batch of sanitizer for every batch I
    brew.Specially for when I'm cleaning out my bottles. I'm guessing that this is overkill? "I'm
    talking about the ...

  • Posted in thread: Amarillo/MO Hopburst IPA SMaSH on 12-19-2011 at 06:34 PM
    Right then, I am toasting the grains as I type, getting ready to brew this bad boy up tomorrow
    afternoon. Here is the finalized recipe:Amarillo SMaSH6 GalOG @ 70%: 1.062IBU: 67.113 lb Marris
    Otter1 lb...

  • Posted in thread: Kettle False Bottom with All Pellets? on 10-05-2011 at 01:52 PM
    I use all pellet hops and immersion chill, and I have tried a number of different methods of
    getting the beer out of my keggle. I have tried several types of false bottoms, fine screen
    collanders, and...

  • Posted in thread: 70 qt. cooler for 5 gallon batch on 06-15-2011 at 02:31 PM
    I know this is an old thread but I also bought this cooler and I have a very hard time keeping
    the temperature up when making a 5gal batch! blankets don't help, pre-heating doesn't help.
    There's just ...


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