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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
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
Posted in thread: How many batches have you ruined and how?? on 09-21-2011 at 04:17 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 02:10 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted in thread: homebrewing costs on 08-28-2011 at 02:07 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 10:17 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
Posted in thread: yeast cultivating, "growing" multiplying question on 07-21-2011 at 12:16 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 09:20 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 04:50 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...