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Posted in thread: 185,000 BTUs on 02-25-2013 at 02:45 PM
I have done 4 batches on that burner now. Still have fuel for another at least. I can't imagine
ever having to run it at full bore for any reason. It maintains a boil on a 5 gallon batch with
Posted in thread: Whats the best brew to start with as a rookie on 02-25-2013 at 01:21 PM
The Scotch Ale kit from Brewers Best was my first batch in Nov' 12 and it was good. Lacked a
little body maybe, but was good. My last kit I brewed was the cream ale around the end of Dec.
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 02-24-2013 at 01:19 PM
5g Dry Irish Stout+5g Hefeweizen+5g APA+5g Cherry Wheat= 8926.5
Posted in thread: Not enough time to finish on 02-23-2013 at 11:57 AM
Wouldn't that be similar to LME, just with more water still in it. I can't imagine you would
have to many problems doing that. Not much risk for infection either since you are still going
to boil it. ...
Posted in thread: A challenge for the expert Homebrewers on 02-16-2013 at 04:22 PM
So this is what I want. I would like a recipe from those of you with years under your belts to
chime in. I have done nine batches since Nov 2012. Three all grain the rest were extract /w
Posted in thread: 185,000 BTUs on 02-11-2013 at 02:20 PM
I just bought that same burner from amazon and a 40qt aluminum kettle for ~$40 in the same
purchase. I have done 3 all grain batches with it from a 20lb tank, heating mash and sparge
water with it. Ne...
Posted in thread: Sanitation on 01-31-2013 at 02:36 PM
I use star-san as well. Make 2.5 gallons at a time since its easier for the measurement that
comes on the bottle. On bottling day I pour 3/4 gallon or so into the bottling bucket. Fill as
Posted in thread: I have created a priming sugar calculator on 01-31-2013 at 02:19 PM
i like it, but non-metric is a bit dark ages for a lot of people. good that it gives you the
answer in grams, nice look, good layout and options though!Well I don't think I would go as far
back as the...
Posted in thread: Lactobacillus on 01-31-2013 at 02:07 PM
The best way to "culture" lactobacillus is to make a delicious batch of sour kraut. All you
need is salt, cabbage and time. Maybe some extra water if the cabbage is a little older. I have
about 12 qts...
Posted in thread: add hops to a glass of beer ? on 01-31-2013 at 01:56 PM
I like the vodka idea. It gives me an idea too. You could make a boilermaker with an extra
hoppy flavor. Whiskey + hops + beer.