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Posted in thread: Partial Mash Question - mash temperature too high, low O.G.? on 08-16-2010 at 05:34 PM
What temperature was your wort when you took the hydrometer reading? Have you tested it in
plain water?You could try lowering your mash water volume a little bit and performing a mini
sparge. That wil...
Posted in thread: First AG Batch - Success! on 08-13-2010 at 07:32 AM
My very first custom recipe AG batch brew day was today, and I couldnt be more happy with the
results. I just had to share how it went!To start the day out I split a Sierra Nevada 30th
Posted in thread: Very Cloudy Oatmeal Stout - offer your diagnosis on 08-11-2010 at 06:44 PM
Another little tidbit of info:In the three weeks of primary time the cloudiness has improved,
if any (it could just be me hoping too much), only marginally.
Posted in thread: Very Cloudy Oatmeal Stout - offer your diagnosis on 08-11-2010 at 06:04 AM
Did you bottle or keg this? I've never really heard of a stout being cloudy, and even if it
was, I doubt I could tell the difference. I haven't used whirlfloc or irish moss in years and I
have no prob...
Posted in thread: American Wheat / Pale Ale Recipe - Help Plz on 08-11-2010 at 05:48 AM
I'd move those 30 minute additions to 20-15, add some to your 60 min addition to compensate for
the lowered IBU's, and add another addition at flameout/whirlpool. Great recipe!
Posted in thread: Very Cloudy Oatmeal Stout - offer your diagnosis on 08-11-2010 at 05:03 AM
About 3 weeks ago I brewed a partial mash oatmeal stout. The grain and extract bill was the
following:3 lbs Maris Otter1 lb crystal 80L1 lb Flaked Oats.75 lb Chocolate Malt.5 lbs Roasted
Posted in thread: IPA/APA - Give your .02 on my first custom! on 08-06-2010 at 06:43 PM
After being on a brewing hiatus due to lack of funds (poor college student :(), I am finally
nearing my anxiously awaited next brew day. With the time I've had to think about what to do,
I've decided ...
Posted in thread: keg conditioning question on 07-11-2010 at 03:37 AM
I brewed an arrogant bastard semi-clone that has sat in the primary for about 2 weeks. I
usually like to rack to my secondary and let my beers sit for another 2 weeks, but due to
hosting a shindig on ...
Posted in thread: MLT Cooler conversion question! on 07-07-2010 at 04:33 AM
I am converting my coleman 5 gallon beverage cooler into an MLT, and im not sure about some of
the equipment im using that will be going inside the cooler. To create some good seals between
Posted in thread: Big Mistake? on 12-20-2009 at 07:31 PM
I am brewing a 6-malt amber using extract + specialty grains. My roomy measured the OG, told me
it was fine, so once I was back in the kitchen to help i pitched the liquid yeast, put the lid
on and pu...