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  • Posted in thread: Did I handle this correctly? on 07-11-2014 at 12:33 AM
    I did. It did. Watery, warm flat beer to be precise.Good. When it is carbonated and chilled, it
    will gain apparent body and won't be warm a flat. I think you have this brewing thing figured
    out. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Sediment on 07-10-2014 at 11:29 PM
    Thanks for the info! I will be looking into those sedex caps for sure as I prefer to drink from
    the bottle rather than the glass. My lemonade was in the primary for two weeks and the
    secondary for one...

  • Posted in thread: Did I handle this correctly? on 07-10-2014 at 11:26 PM
    My thought is that you should have tasted the beer when you took your sample. It should taste
    like warm flat beer.

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting bucket questions on 07-10-2014 at 11:24 PM
    The white plastic buckets from Walmart are mostly 5 gallons, HDPE, food grade, and the lids
    seal without the gasket. Sometimes in the sporting goods section they have 6.5 gallon HDPE
    buckets. You migh...

  • Posted in thread: Playing w/ Grains on 07-10-2014 at 05:34 PM
    You only mash for 20-30 minutes? That's fine for steeping, but I never mash for less than 1
    hour. Sometimes longer to get good conversion, as with pilsner malts.Have you ever tried
    milling grains fine...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation temp question on 07-09-2014 at 11:55 AM
    When the yeast are actively fermenting the beer it agitates it sufficiently that there is
    little difference in the temperature from the edge to the center. People who have used a
    thermowell and a stic...

  • Posted in thread: Grain crush? on 07-08-2014 at 03:48 PM
    So are Corona mills only good for BIAB where a fine crush doesn't matter as much? Or is it
    possible to get a good crush for sparging?I was considering this route for the price, but I'm
    not BIAB.People...

  • Posted in thread: Playing w/ Grains on 07-08-2014 at 01:47 PM
    The pale ale malt will need to be mashed, so yeah, you're looking at having to do a partial
    mash.But a partial mash is so easy there isn't any need to shy away from it. The difference
    between steeping...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB 10 gal batch in 15 gallon kettle? on 07-08-2014 at 01:38 PM
    The changes needed would be removing water from the mash and sparging the grain to boil volume
    after pulling the bag. I already have a three vessel system and tried BIAB because of the
    "simplicity" of...

  • Posted in thread: Moving on to All Grain on 07-08-2014 at 12:32 PM
    Subscribing and moving towards the AG method myself. Just got a keggle and planning on
    investing on a Home Depot mash tun and burner soon, but still have lots of reading and learning
    to do before I di...

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