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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-18-2014 at 07:04 PM
Count me in!Cheers,Alex
Posted in thread: Following Mr. Malty's pitching rates on 07-26-2012 at 02:02 PM
@ biochemedic - thanks, that's where I usually fill to - good to know.I've done dry yeast, just
not the selection I'd like and I'm with Qhrumphf - I just can't seem to get the steam up to
start a star...
Posted in thread: Following Mr. Malty's pitching rates on 07-25-2012 at 10:41 PM
I was wondering that too. I use 6-gal BetterBottles but I've never marked the sides for volume
- one more thing I need to do.
Posted in thread: Following Mr. Malty's pitching rates on 07-25-2012 at 07:10 PM
Thanks all, I figured I should probably just relax but I can be pretty A-type on occasion :o@
biochemedic - I've been really lucky was gifted a stand-up freezer upon moving into our current
Posted in thread: Following Mr. Malty's pitching rates on 07-25-2012 at 06:00 PM
Hello All, I'm an extract brewer and I recently began to follow Mr. Malty's pitching rates for
my brews. I've got a few questions that I hope you might shed some light on: 1) I'm pitching 2
- 3 vials ...
Posted in thread: Brand New to HomeBrewing and in Need of Some Direction on 07-18-2012 at 10:35 PM
Normally I would agree with you here, but he has an electric stove, I cant imagine how much
time that would take to do a full five gallon batch. I do 7 gallon boils on my electric
rangetop - now, not ...
Posted in thread: Save my BEER on 07-16-2012 at 08:32 PM
I've never done anything like it but...You might brew another porter and blend the two. Should
cut back on the raspberry and, if you brew it slightly sweet, might help with the chocolate
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Recipe on 07-12-2012 at 08:50 PM
Interesting point - since you brought up MrMalty. Jamil recommends fermenting at 62°F for well
balanced esters and phenols (from his book brewing 80 classic styles). Now, I've not done that
myself; I ...
Posted in thread: Anyone brew a great beer with extract kits? on 07-10-2012 at 02:11 PM
Give us some more details and perhaps we can help with that bite.I've been brewing with extract
for the last 3 years, only one bad batch and that was a recipe malfunction (kit came with, I
kid you not...
Posted in thread: I'm switching to Better Bottles GRAPHIC on 07-10-2012 at 02:04 PM
Yeah, my buddy severed the tendon in his big toe dropping a glass carboy on it. Sadly, he no
longer brews (still drinks like hell). Hope you heal quick!