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  • Setup for AG - 1 Boil Pot, 1 Lauter Tun, 1 Mash Tun, 2 15gal fermenters, 4 corny kegs, 2 co2 canisters - all shared between my buddy and I.

    Celebration Ale in the fermenter - brewed on March 19th.
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  • Posted in thread: Infection? Maybe Not on 01-23-2013 at 12:12 PM
    Yup that's a good looking infection. What's with all the headspace?I'm in China, fermenters are
    what they are. That would hold 15g, but we brew in 10g batches.

  • Posted in thread: Infection? Maybe Not on 01-23-2013 at 06:17 AM
    Hey Folks,Below is a picture of the top of our fermenting stout. We fermented this at 18c (64f)
    for 1 week (ambient room temp) and then I let the temp rise to 20c and then 21c over the course
    of 3 day...

  • Added a new Photo on 01/23/2013

  • Posted in thread: Crafting a Black IPA on 01-16-2013 at 01:31 AM
    Just to clarify, are "we" suggesting that I only use the chocolate malt at the mash out and not
    use the Carafa 2?Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Cold China Brew - Tips for Cold Weather Brewing on 01-14-2013 at 01:08 AM
    It was so cold! We had issues with the gas tank losing pressure - even though we wrapped it. I
    think we will use a warm water bath for it next time. We also had issues with the hoses - I had
    to take t...

  • Posted in thread: Crafting a Black IPA on 01-12-2013 at 12:44 AM
    4oz of chocolate malt should be plentyas soon as your mash is done, add the dark grains, stir
    and then begin your sparge as you would normallyRight on! We'll give that a shot.Thanks for
    teaching us a ...

  • Posted in thread: Crafting a Black IPA on 01-11-2013 at 01:13 AM
    most people use dehusked carafa to add color without much flavor or astringency associated with
    dark malts i used a little chocolate malt in my imperial india black ale to add some flavor and
    a little...

  • Posted in thread: Crafting a Black IPA on 01-11-2013 at 12:27 AM
    So...should I up the amount of Carafa 2 (EBC1100) to compensate for not using Carafa 3? And I
    might try to use San Diego Super yeast on this batch, if I can successfully harvest some from
    the 22oz bot...

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe/Maris Otter FWH/Hopburst SMASH on 01-10-2013 at 05:46 AM
    So I bought a pound of Simcoe hops and a mess of Maris Otter. I am a relatively new AG brewer
    (5 batches), and know already that I absolutely love this hop and this grain, but I would like
    to do a SMA...

  • Posted in thread: Crafting a Black IPA on 01-10-2013 at 04:51 AM
    Ladies & Gents,I am trying to craft a Black IPA, which I will brew in a month or so.I used
    Stone 11th Anniversary Black IPA (now called something else, which I can't recall at this very
    moment) for th...

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Dirty City Brewing Collective "American Beer with Socialist Characteristics" Primary 1 - Year of the Snake Stout Primary 2 - Liam's Celebration Rye Ale 2013 Keg 1 -American XXXXXIPA- Keg 2 -Honey Porter Keg 3 - Sanitizer On Deck Black IPA -