Last Activity:05-25-2013 12:38 AM
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Posted in thread: Equipment for a Beginner? on 05-25-2013 at 03:30 AM
I brew outside with a turkey fryer that was acquired from academy, it is a propane burner. Also
I would suggest asap to get a bigger kettle, if you enjoy the hobby, it will be so much easier
in the lo...
Posted in thread: Johnson Controller Question on 05-07-2013 at 01:44 AM
Great question and response. I've learned to adapt to the change but I always wondered why it
drops so low. It sounds like I need to purchase yet another gadget for my beer.
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Clone Attempt on 04-27-2013 at 03:19 PM
I plan on brewing this next weekend and I have a question about raising the mash from 145 to
155. I'm relatively new to AG so I've never done this before. I read some people actually
poured the mash i...
Posted in thread: PH meter question on 04-16-2013 at 03:35 AM
I broke down and bought a PH meter and I used it this past weekend. My question is when do you
take the reading? I waited 10 minutes to take a sample. I cooled the sample down to 71 degrees
and I got ...
Posted in thread: Favorite Barleywine? on 04-16-2013 at 02:57 AM
Sucuba is a must try from FW. Best barleywine I've ever tasted.I haven't had their Double DBA
and of course Parabola is a stellar stout.If you like sucaba you will like Double DBA. Big,
boozy, and smo...
Posted in thread: Favorite Barleywine? on 03-13-2013 at 01:29 AM
Since that post I've had it twice and I just picked up a new bottle to age for at least a year.
:mug:I'm assuming since you went back twice and have one aging the beer lived up to the hype.
Posted in thread: Favorite Barleywine? on 03-12-2013 at 01:54 AM
Has anyone had Firestone Walker's Sucaba? They have it at my local brewstore, but I haven't
bought a bottle yet due to the $15 price tag.The reviews are phenomenal so I might pick up a
Posted in thread: Amber ale on 03-02-2013 at 03:29 PM
Two pounds of crystal isn't too much for an American amber- you can easily to go 15% for a nice
beer as long as it's hopped correctly.Instead of 2 pounds of crystal 60L, though, I'd "layer"
Posted in thread: Amber ale on 03-01-2013 at 02:03 PM
It is a 5 gallon batch and I'm using 12 pounds of 2 row in addition to the crystal. This is
only my 2nd AG beer which is why I'm estimating the low side. Im batch sparging and not
crushing myself. Im ...
Posted in thread: Amber ale on 03-01-2013 at 02:28 AM
I was scaling my amber ale recipe in Beersmith to account for my efficiency. Beersmith still
had the SRM pretty light so I also scaled the crystal 60 to 2 lbs Is 2 lbs of 60 too much? I
have 12 lbs of...
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