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Posted in thread: World's Best Oktoberfest on 08-01-2015 at 09:10 PM
I hear you bondra! So true. I've made three batches of helles: decocted, stepped and single
step. There was something special about the decocted. More malty.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-30-2015 at 03:57 AM
Posted in thread: Best small breweries in San Diego?! on 07-30-2015 at 03:56 AM
Just had my first visit to Pizza Port. Did not disappoint. They have amazing pizza and brews.
Amazing selection of in house considering the size plus guest taps. They're one of the early
pioneers of c...
Posted in thread: Switching to all grain brewing question on 07-26-2015 at 12:17 PM
You lose a lot to grain absorption. Also read this:
Posted in thread: Switching to all grain brewing question on 07-26-2015 at 12:16 PM
1.5 quarts per pound for the mash, more if you have dead space below a false bottom. You need
1.25-1.5 quarts of water per pound in contact with your grain.
Posted in thread: Ever thought about brewing a BMC clone? on 07-26-2015 at 12:14 PM
Closest I've come is a helles, done both by decoction and step mash. One of my favorite beers
plus all my BMC friends love it. Know a guy who nothing but Coors light (and a LOT), he tried
it and said ...
Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 07-25-2015 at 09:22 PM
Tater that is a pretty clever sight tube you had on your old keggle
Posted in thread: WY3724 finished FAST! on 07-25-2015 at 09:18 PM
Well I got lazy on this one. It bottomed out at 1.005 and I didn't feel like moving it to my
garage or a water bath so I went ahead and used the 3711 pack that I had. I just popped it
shook it and dum...
Posted in thread: Recurrent contamination, can't get rid of it :( on 07-25-2015 at 09:12 PM
I wonder if somehow some contamination is making its way through the closed spigot in the water
bath. You could test that by doing a batch not in the water bath, maybe do one where the yeast
Posted in thread: Recurrent contamination, can't get rid of it :( on 07-25-2015 at 08:48 PM
Flars good questions. If the spigot is submerged in water then you have to assume it is
contaminated. When you run the beer through the spigot it will pick up that contamination. You
are saying you ta...