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Posted in thread: Brewing over a year, 1st screw up? on 01-08-2010 at 01:46 AM
I had a 5 min, half-oz Willamette hop addition. I'm dry-hopping an oz of cascade. Because of
the extra boil, should I dry hop both cascade and the other half oz of willamette? Or is
Willamette not a g...
Posted in thread: Brewing over a year, 1st screw up? on 01-08-2010 at 12:17 AM
Thanks guys for the responses! I just started to see a little activity in the airlock... so,
maybe I jumped the gun here a little.... We'll see what happens the rest of the evening. I
should practice ...
Posted in thread: Brewing over a year, 1st screw up? on 01-07-2010 at 10:38 PM
Would you say it's important to rack off the current sediment/old yeast and then pitch new
yeast, or just pitch new yeast?
Posted in thread: Brewing over a year, 1st screw up? on 01-07-2010 at 10:18 PM
With the extremely cold ground water, I was able to cool the wort down below 80 degrees both
times, I believe. The yeast cake was exactly 4 weeks old. -- I oxiginated the first 2 gallons
really well, ...
Posted in thread: Brewing over a year, 1st screw up? on 01-07-2010 at 09:44 PM
I think I have two questions. This was my third all-grain recipe. (10 extract before that) I
have been having problems with losing too much in my boil, so I tamed it back a bit this time,
and I didn't...
Posted in thread: Help properly shrinking a recipe on 01-05-2010 at 05:16 AM
I used: and I typed in both the large recipe, and the one I calculated it down, and I guess
it came out right.
Posted in thread: Help properly shrinking a recipe on 01-05-2010 at 02:33 AM
So I have a 15.5 barrel recipe that I'd like to shrink down. I divided it straight down to a
5.5 gallon batch, but it came to seem like a lot of grain, close to 16lb total, and less than
4oz of total ...
Posted in thread: Yet Another Brewing Spreadsheet on 12-12-2009 at 01:31 AM
Thanks - as you can tell, I have a lot to learn!
Posted in thread: Yet Another Brewing Spreadsheet on 12-11-2009 at 09:07 AM
I'm new to AG, but why would you want plain "top off" water? If you have more room for water,
why wouldn't you add it to the sparge, and use it to help extract the last of the sugars from
the grains? ...
Posted in thread: 2nd AG batch - Missed target gravity ??? on 12-11-2009 at 08:53 AM
Is this all that's needed?