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Posted in thread: Nut Brown AG on 10-01-2014 at 01:51 AM
I read elsewhere before on this recipe thread that safale 05 worked well. Why not safale 04?
Posted in thread: First AG is brewed, my thoughts and questions on 09-30-2014 at 07:58 PM
Did you enter in the right amount of wort volume and right grain bill? Use this calculator and
see if you get the same.
Posted in thread: First AG batch / parti-gyle brew session on 09-30-2014 at 06:44 PM
I'd like to Pari-Gyle to make a London Pride clone at some point. That being said, Parti-Gyle
on first AG could be a frustrating experience. I'd nail a few regular batches first!
Posted in thread: Splitting batch for two beers and a holiday ale on 09-30-2014 at 04:43 PM
Cinnamon sticks work best with a longer contact with the wort. Boil and/or primary fermenter.
If you cinnamon in the bottling bucket and don't want to boil, you can also use cinnamon
Posted in thread: Splitting batch for two beers and a holiday ale on 09-30-2014 at 04:25 PM
For next time, If I were you I'd split the batch into 2 boils. Add the spices at 10 minutes.
For this batch, I'd let it go, and when its time to bottle, add the priming sugar to the entire
Posted in thread: Wort left in mash tun, does it matter? on 09-30-2014 at 01:36 PM
You're always going to have loss at different points due to transfers, trub, etc. The more your
brew in that particular system with little change, the more you'll be able to account for some
Posted in thread: Splitting batch for two beers and a holiday ale on 09-30-2014 at 01:26 PM
I just brewed a 4 gallon batch this past weekend and it's now bubbling away in the primary. I
was thinking about doing half of it with some holiday spices for the coming season and leaving
the other h...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown AG on 09-29-2014 at 04:23 PM
I just scaled this recipe down to 4 gallons and brewed it with a buddy on Saturday. I tried
doing this last year as one of my first AG's, but it didn't go very well being that I tried
using a stove to...
Posted in thread: Yeast adjustment on 09-23-2014 at 07:48 PM
This may seem like a silly question, but if I scale down a recipe, do I need to scale down the
amount of yeast as well?Ex: 5.5 gallon recipe calls for 1 pkg of nottingham yeast. I want to
brew 4 gallo...
Posted in thread: First time kegging today! on 09-22-2014 at 07:08 PM
Kegged my first beer today! So far it went pretty smooth and it was A LOT easier than bottling.
I picked up my 7.2cu ft chest freezer from home depot on Friday, let the modding begin! The
5gal cream a...