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Posted in thread: rolled oats vs. flaked oats on 04-29-2012 at 03:23 PM
Flaked oats do not need to be mashed. Steeping the flaked oats will be enough.
Posted in thread: Krausen not dropping on 06-30-2011 at 09:08 PM
I used the Wyeast Belgian Witbear #3944.
Posted in thread: Krausen not dropping on 06-30-2011 at 08:36 PM
I have been fermenting a wit for 7 days now. The initial few days went well, good vigorous
activity, but the krausen still has not dropped. Normally after 3-4 days of vigourous activity
the beer begin...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for building a Freezer Kegerator on 05-27-2011 at 05:09 PM
I am looking to build a kegerator using a chest freezer. I want to be able to have two beers on
tap with room to store an additional keg or two or a carboy. Are there any suggestions of a
Posted in thread: Fermentation slowed with no vigorous activity after a day on 08-28-2010 at 07:35 PM
I made a red ale using 8 lbs of 2 row pale malt, .5 lbs Weyermann Caramunich II, .25 lbs
Weyermann Caramel Wheat, .25 ibs Weyermann Chocolate Rye (it's basically the Dawson's
Multigrain all grain kit ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation slowed with no vigorous activity after a day on 08-28-2010 at 02:48 PM
I just brewed my first all grain batch on Thursday. I did a single infusion mash with a batch
sparge. During the initial phase of the mash I had the temperature higher then I wanted (>160
degrees for ...
Posted in thread: Using plumber putty on my mash tun on 08-14-2010 at 05:09 AM
I just built a mash tun using a 10 gallon rubbermaid beverage cooler. After installing the
statinless steel spigot, I couldn't get it to stop leaking. I added plumber's putty on the
outside of the coo...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale has little to no cabonation after bottling, any suggestions? on 11-26-2009 at 11:24 PM
Thanks for all the replies, I was hoping it was just a matter of waiting. The recipe I was
following said to wait after bottling for 10-14 days, but obviously that is incorrect.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale has little to no cabonation after bottling, any suggestions? on 11-26-2009 at 05:33 PM
I recently brewed a pumpkin ale, that fermented great, started with an OG around 1.054 and
finished at 1.012. I bottled with 3/4 cup of corn sugar and let sit for 10 days. I put four
bottles in the fr...
Posted in thread: Looking for good HomeBrew store near Arlington Heights, IL on 10-09-2009 at 02:27 PM
Thanks for the information.