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Posted in thread: Headed to Santa Barbara/SLO in mid-July on 05-29-2013 at 08:08 PM
Thanks everyone! I definitely can't wait to try some of these places. If any of you are ever in
Central Texas, I can give you a full beer agenda as well.
Posted in thread: Headed to Santa Barbara/SLO in mid-July on 05-28-2013 at 08:09 PM
SWMBO and I got ourselves invited to a wedding in Santa Monica in mid-July and we decided to
make a vacation out of it, rent a car and drive up the coast a bit. We plan to stay 2 nights
each in Santa ...
Posted in thread: First Brew (BIAB) Day in over a year on 04-30-2013 at 03:33 AM
Thats correct. You want them to run the grain through twice. I've never had a problem with them
trying to get me to buy rice hulls though. It could be that the sales rep just wasn't aware of
Posted in thread: First Brew (BIAB) Day in over a year on 04-30-2013 at 03:22 AM
If you are getting your grain milled over at AHS you can tell them that you need it double
crushed for BIAB. They have been extremely helpful in that aspect with me and my grain has been
Posted in thread: First Brew (BIAB) Day in over a year on 04-30-2013 at 01:21 AM
The biggest thing I saw is the temperature inconsistency (which you've already identified as a
problem). When I do BIAB I dough in real slow and stir for what seems like forever before
taking 2-3 temp...
Posted in thread: Deep Freezer for Temp Control on 04-29-2013 at 11:04 PM
Does anyone know what a suitable cycle time is for a chest freezer?
Posted in thread: First Brew (BIAB) Day in over a year on 04-29-2013 at 10:02 PM
So last year about this time I had a brew so frustrating that I had to put it down for a while.
I was attempting my 1st all-grain batch (BIAB) and ran across issue after issue. First, the
smell of the...
Posted in thread: Cloudy Heffe Weiss on 04-29-2013 at 05:21 PM
Here she is - The "Cloudy" heffe weiss: brewed a Hefe yesterday. I can only hope mine comes
out looking like that!
Posted in thread: All Grain Vs BIAB - Pro's & Con's (5 Gal Batches) on 04-21-2013 at 05:41 AM
I BIAB in an aluminum pot with the strainer basket. I drape the voile bag over the basket for
mashing. The basket keeps the bag off the bottom of the pot. For sparging, I lift the basket
(heavy but do...
Posted in thread: I was bored...so I built a brewery! on 04-10-2013 at 09:49 PM
...I say that but she's the only reason I still bottle. She enjoys filling up the
bottles...what a great woman! Ok, the brewstand is nice and all, but this deserves some serious
high-fiving right here...