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Posted in thread: Partial mash vs extract brewing on 11-03-2009 at 08:40 PM
Here is another good link on partial mashing: used my new 3 gal Rubbermaid yesterday w/ a
grain bag using this link as a guide and everything worked out fine. Using 4lbs of grain in the
mash and 4.4...
Posted in thread: should i bottle? on 11-03-2009 at 05:37 PM
I usually bottle at 2 weeks for my wheat beers, mainly because I think they don't really
condition much after a certain point. It is a beer that is best drunk young. 2 weeks in primary
and 3 weeks in ...
Posted in thread: $200,000 worth of beer, GONE. QQ on 11-03-2009 at 05:09 PM
[ame] I know this isn't homebrewing, but this is ruining beer on a massive scale. And we can
all relate to that on some level.
Posted in thread: Specific Gravity Conversion...Can I Get A Good Reading? on 10-27-2009 at 04:53 PM
Yes, Beersmith is amazing. Definitely download the trial and use it to calculate your recipe.
you can create a profile for your exact setup and it will give you boil volumes and the like
Posted in thread: Grain Substitutions on 10-23-2009 at 12:04 AM
Thanks for the help, I had noticed the Chocolate Wheat to replace Carafa II, but wasn't sure
Posted in thread: Grain Substitutions on 10-22-2009 at 08:44 PM
Going to try to brew a Dunkel this weekend for the holidays, and I am a little worried about
finding the specialties I need.The two that I am worried about are Special B Malt, and Carafa
II.I tried to...
Posted in thread: Half size batch questions on 06-04-2009 at 08:22 PM
If you want to do Secondary of a 2.5 to 3 gallon batch, buy a 3 gallon better bottle. These
things are wonderful.I also have to second the recommendation of brewing software, the scale
function and bo...
Posted in thread: 3 Gal Igloo MLT - How much grain? on 05-22-2009 at 07:03 PM
I use my 3 gallon cooler to do 3 gallon AG batches. I like the batch size since I feel like I
have a lot more freedom to experiment since batches don't cost much at all to brew. Also, for
brewing on t...
Posted in thread: Help! - I've put 9oz of sugar in my barrel on 05-01-2009 at 07:29 PM
I agree with pkpdogg. Take the cap off of the barrel, cover it with sanitized aluminum foil,
give it some time to ferment out, then re-prime. That would seem to be the safest bet.
Posted in thread: Seriously, these yeasties are holding my porter hostage on 05-01-2009 at 04:38 PM
Is this extract or grain?If it is grain, you could have gotten bad conversion and now have a
bunch of unfermentable sugars in there.