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Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 05-05-2011 at 06:18 PM
Brewing what I'd call a garbage can wheat, with 4# wheat, 3# pils, 1# honeymalt and scattered
amounts light grains I've had around for too long. Should be....interesting. Still on the fence
as to whet...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 05-03-2011 at 05:44 PM
Biologist with a strong background in molecular biology. Makes understanding the yeasties and
chemical processes much easier, but building the equipment is a pita for me.
Posted in thread: Jamming stuff in the carboy on 02-09-2011 at 07:20 PM
This thread may be enlightening to these folks, you should be just fine, and I can't think of
a reason you wouldnt be. Worst case you just end up getting more flavor out of them because
Posted in thread: What is special about SG=1.02? on 02-09-2011 at 04:56 PM
its happened to my only once, but it may have something to do with lme getting burned at the
bottom of the pot when you add it? Although, it's also probably not a coincidence that the only
time it hap...
Posted in thread: Help! Stout to thin, low abv. on 02-09-2011 at 04:52 PM
the 1.020 curse! You may just be done fermenting, not stuck. I've had a stout stop at the exact
same SG, though it wasn't a breakfast stout. It turned out fine after about 3 weeks bottle
Posted in thread: 20 Things Worth Knowing About Beer on 02-09-2011 at 04:34 PM
I'm having a hard time believing that 3500 gallons did all that damage... 35000 I could maybe
believe... I have a 1000 Gallon holding tank for my well water.. 6' high and 6' diameter... No
way 3 and a...
Posted in thread: Where do you record your recipes? on 02-09-2011 at 04:18 PM
I use a bound journal i picked up on sale from barnes and noble. it's even got a nice flap in
the back where I can store hastily scribbled notes on random pieces of paper, which are usually
my actual ...
Posted in thread: Bragging Rights on 02-09-2011 at 04:10 PM
Descartes Ale - Cogito ergo biboDormitory Dunkelweizen
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 02-01-2011 at 04:52 PM
two more batches last week +10=2275
Posted in thread: Sour/Bitter taste on 01-27-2011 at 08:16 PM
it is possible that if you are using any specialty grains in either recipe that you let them
get to too high a temperature and, as Torg pointed out, that can leech undesirable chemicals
from the grain...