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Posted in thread: Homebrewing in public (Wisconsin) on 06-19-2013 at 02:04 PM
I know of at least one municipality (in Illinois) that required $1,000,000 liability insurance
be carried by the renters of a pavilion in order to be able to serve alcohol at said pavilion.
This was a...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 06-17-2013 at 03:10 PM
If the recipe calls for TF Caramalt with an SRM of 17 and I can only get TF Caramalt
44L-55L...do I just use less of it or will there be a taste difference as well?Are you sure
it's Thomas Fawcett? I ...
Posted in thread: One hop beers. on 06-13-2013 at 05:46 PM
Hallertauer was eye-opening for me. We used it in a single-hop helles, and it helped me
understand why Cascade was being considered by breeding programs back in the day.We've also
done single-hop Engl...
Posted in thread: How to make a larger batch on same equipment on 06-13-2013 at 05:25 PM
We've started doing something similar to what you're planning, also with an 8 gal. pot. We
design the recipe for 7.5 or 8 gallons, collect 9-9.5 gallons of wort, and move some of the
later runnings to...
Posted in thread: 3 different brews, all are 1.070 OG on 06-12-2013 at 05:51 PM
Two questions: What is your efficiency for beers with lower OGs? Have you calibrated your
hydrometer?We normally get ~80% efficiency on 1.040 to 1.060 beers, but for 1.080 all-malt
beers, it drops to ...
Posted in thread: Beer very high in protein ? on 06-12-2013 at 05:43 PM
Many traditional (i.e. indigenous) beers have higher protein contents because they are consumed
before fermentation is complete, so there is still lots of yeast in suspension. As an added
bonus, the a...
Posted in thread: How do YOU convert BRIX to SG on 06-10-2013 at 06:54 PM
Honestly? With a hydrometer. You'll need to take a SG reading with a hydrometer and either
convert your final SG reading to Brix or vice versa before estimating your ABV.As ajf explained
Posted in thread: Whiskey Barrel Aging on 05-30-2013 at 05:53 PM
I don't think we've done anything shorter than one month, so I can't speak to where you will be
at two weeks.
Posted in thread: Whiskey Barrel Aging on 05-30-2013 at 03:31 PM
Anyone have any Tales of Caution when bottling out of a whiskey barrel?I bottled my Imperial
Stout a month ago and I just opened and it was flat - no carbonation! The stout was only 8.4%
ABV going int...
Posted in thread: Dry yeast for 3 gal batches on 05-30-2013 at 01:30 PM
Do you have a scale that can accurately measure grams or tenths of grams? You may find that
your pitching rate is more consistent and repeatable if you re-hydrate the appropriate amount
of yeast each ...
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