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  • Started in early 2007. All grain from day 1. Now have an electric brewing system with dual RIMS heaters.
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  • Posted in thread: My first recipe - American IPA - please critique on 08-28-2014 at 06:23 PM
    Way, way too much crystal malts. Your LME is 10-15% C-malts to begin with. Add the 2.5 lbs and
    your over 25%! 1. Dump the steeping grains. There is already C-Pils in the LME. The C-20 dosn't
    do much f...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas in Belgium on 08-28-2014 at 03:40 AM
    Could I use crushed cardamom instead of ground? I have all ingredients except for this. Brewing
    this on Monday hopefully.I buy whole cardamom and coarse grind it. The ole hammer on a baggie

  • Posted in thread: RIP Delaneys Taproom on 08-26-2014 at 11:57 AM
    Oh no... All that beer!

  • Posted in thread: stir plate stopped while starter was on. on 08-24-2014 at 12:29 PM
    100mL ain't squat. Bump it up to a liter minimum. Two liters would be better. How old was the
    yeast? How many pack of yeast?

  • Posted in thread: Is this normal for a wheat beer? Pics inside on 08-21-2014 at 01:10 AM
    Wait a minute! Is that Jesus on your beer???

  • Posted in thread: 100% Stainless Heating Element on 08-21-2014 at 12:51 AM
    Any idea of the watt density?

  • Posted in thread: Is this normal for a wheat beer? Pics inside on 08-21-2014 at 12:33 AM
    It's flocculating and fermenting. 8 days might be a tad early to rack. You stirred up the yeast
    and its going at it again. Let it finish primary next time. As a matter of fact most times it's
    totally ...

  • Posted in thread: Doughnuts / Pies in beer on 08-19-2014 at 02:44 AM
    Never put a doughnut in your beer. You'll have cops lining up at your door!!!

  • Posted in thread: Cidery Belgian Dark Strong: What to blend with? on 08-16-2014 at 02:38 PM
    Nothing wrong with 20% sugar in a Belgian. Very doubtful the sugar is the cause of the cidery
    taste. Don't think blending will help much...

  • Posted in thread: Okay to delay between mash and brewing? on 08-15-2014 at 11:07 AM
    You might be OK. Look up how to do a Kentucky Common ale. It's how things used to be done back
    in the day...

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