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  • Posted in thread: 1st AG, No Sparge BIAB, mash temps all over the place on 01-13-2013 at 01:13 PM
    Tasting notes: Beer is a little young, cracked open at 1 week. Amazing, despite my problems I
    still ended up with really good beer, probably the best beer I've made.For next batch: I added
    a hook to a...

  • Posted in thread: 1st AG, No Sparge BIAB, mash temps all over the place on 12-25-2012 at 12:11 PM
    Mash in, had the heat off but my thermometer is mounted around the bottom of 4 gallon mark to
    avoid heat from the burner. When I added the grist and gave a good stir I had far hotter liquid
    towards th...

  • Posted in thread: 1st AG, No Sparge BIAB, mash temps all over the place on 12-22-2012 at 02:53 PM
    Not trying to hijack this thread but I wanted to post my similar experience for some opinions.I
    also recently did a 5 gallon BIAB, my first AG, and had some issues with mash temps. From this
    thread an...

  • Posted in thread: How many batches have you ruined and how?? on 09-21-2011 at 05:17 PM
    Figured I'd chime in since I officially just lost my first 5 gal batch. Did an "Old Speckled
    Hen" clone. It was in the secondary already, clearing to a nice reddish brown as it should be.
    I wasn't abl...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing schedule excel on 08-28-2011 at 03:10 PM
    Anyone have any nice excel brewing schedules they want to share. I just made one but I'd like
    to see other people's ideas as well if anyone is will to share.benstetson@gmail.com

  • Posted in thread: homebrewing costs on 08-28-2011 at 03:07 PM
    Much agreed, I just started brewing again after 6 years. It was far cheaper then, but still
    when looking at 'GOOD' beer and beer that is simply not available in the store or states for
    that matter, it...

  • Posted in thread: Please Help a Newb! on 08-20-2011 at 11:17 AM
    kosmokramer, that's a tough one. "In most cases, the red stuff you see in a thermometer is
    either alcohol or mercury." would probably not drink it, for the future, I use a digital meat
    thermometer t...

  • Posted in thread: yeast cultivating, "growing" multiplying question on 07-21-2011 at 01:16 AM
    Thanks for the link, that is exactly what I was looking for!

  • Posted in thread: Stuck ferment with washed hefe yeast on 07-19-2011 at 10:20 AM
    Had another post asking about cultivating if anyone could comment. here, how do you wash the
    yeast? You're talking about washing the sludge at the bottom after a primary fermentation? I
    want to lear...

  • Posted in thread: yeast cultivating, "growing" multiplying question on 07-17-2011 at 05:50 PM
    I use a more simple and practical method of basically putting a few tablespoons of trub from
    the secondary into in a bottle with some DME and yeast nutrient then putting it in the fridge.
    The only pro...

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