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Posted in thread: What do you think of my ipa recipe? on 05-24-2011 at 07:58 PM
I think you'll be ok with the steep temp, but did you sparge your steeping grains? if not like
a previous poster mentioned you might wind up a little thin. not by much though since they are
Posted in thread: another rainy day: out of work time to brew. on 05-24-2011 at 07:46 PM
And just for all the doubters out there... Brewing DOES make life better. its been cloudy for a
week, an hour into the beer session and the sun came out..... so much for the rapture.......
Posted in thread: another rainy day: out of work time to brew. on 05-24-2011 at 07:43 PM
Was that rauch malt grains or LME? If grain,can it be steeped?its grains, and yes I steeped it
for a full hour. I'm now onto the boil, filtering out the grains is always a challenge for me
as my setup...
Posted in thread: another rainy day: out of work time to brew. on 05-24-2011 at 05:36 PM
When I was designing this recipe my thoughts were. "Black and simple" the parameters actually
fell inline with a dry porter purely by accident. the IBU is about .3 low (If I'm going by
Posted in thread: another rainy day: out of work time to brew. on 05-24-2011 at 05:08 PM
so I grabbed a 4 pack of guinness and a belgian wit. now I'm going to brew and drink beer.
Todays recipe will be...."Basic Black" my own dry stout.very simple recipe3.3lbs breiss dark
DME2 lb 8 oz Ger...
Posted in thread: Fresh hombrew vs. purchased beer on 05-05-2011 at 11:23 AM
we are fortunate here there is a very local (7 blocks from my house) beer store that has over
100 different beers and iot ssuch a popular spot to buy beer the stock is pretty much always
fresh on the ...
Posted in thread: No more AG for me :( on 05-02-2011 at 01:57 PM
She thinks she won because I agreed to a brewing budget, but she doesn't know that the budget
she agreed to is more than I was originally spending.:ban:
Posted in thread: Top-cropping and headspace on 05-02-2011 at 01:30 PM
as PTray mentioned you want the headspace to keep your yeast in the fermentation chamber, if
you go with too little headspace your going to lose enough yeast that your yeast is going to
strain itself ...
Posted in thread: Fresh hombrew vs. purchased beer on 05-02-2011 at 01:27 PM
my Rye IPA has been in bottles for several months, and it tastes better every time I drink it.
but my home brews are stored at 55F in the dark.
Posted in thread: Anyone else live down the street from "That Guy"? on 05-02-2011 at 11:28 AM
I am completely not jealous at all. sorry such a tool lives down the way from you.