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Posted in thread: Homebrewing -- Does it take too long? on 08-07-2014 at 01:52 PM
A shorter brewday makes weeknight brewing easy. 3 game changers: 45 min mash, single batch
sparge, and 45 min boil...I'm start to finish in 3 hrs.6:00 - 6:30 Measure water, water
additions, start heat...
Posted in thread: Gelatin on 08-06-2014 at 02:03 PM
It works faster with cold beer, but isn't necessary.I've added gel at bottling before; to
room-temp beer; and let them carb up at room temp. Then in the fridge to chill as normal and
the gel worked as...
Posted in thread: Would apperciate some direction with WL029 Kolsch Yeast on 08-06-2014 at 01:59 PM
This yeast can take some time to clear; cold conditioning helps. I'd take it down to 35F if you
can. Two weeks at 35F and it'll be bright and tasty. You can do it in primary or in the keg.
Posted in thread: 80% Pilsen/10% Wheat/5% Vienna/5% Carared PALE ALE on 07-25-2014 at 01:30 PM
Looks great!. If it were me, I'd go 10% Vienna (or Munich...I prefer Munich, but either is
great) and 5% wheat. 5% wheat with a 155 mash temp will give you plenty of mouthfeel, and I'd
rather have mor...
Posted in thread: SWMBO Heading to Milwaukee - Brew Suggestions on 03-28-2014 at 03:18 PM
Hamm's? Not sure if you have that in Omaha. So good.And New Glarus anything. Moon Man is my
Posted in thread: Am I a bad person? on 03-26-2014 at 05:10 PM
It's always discouraging when you go into a small shop and leave with a bad experience. The
only reason these guys stay in business is because people value convenience and good customer
Posted in thread: Pliny the Toddler on 03-25-2014 at 05:08 PM
Wow, I bet that smells good. My desk smells like Taco Bell. You win :)I prefer Chinook to
Columbus in the DH...too much Columbus in the DH always seems overpowering to me; I haven't hit
the "too much ...
Posted in thread: I tried Pliny the Younger on 03-19-2014 at 05:28 PM
A lot of people don't understand why we give up 5 hours to make beer.
Posted in thread: Using spent grains instead of barley or rice hulls on 03-05-2014 at 07:02 PM
I like the idea, good thinking
Posted in thread: Do You Guys Have Beer Daily, Or Am I A Drunk ? on 03-05-2014 at 07:01 PM
Make take is, if you're asking the question, you're already approaching (or have even passed)
the point of too much.Binge drinking is obviously subpar for your health, but for many people,
so is "cons...