Last Activity:09-18-2011 6:58 AM
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Posted in thread: Looking for 40 oz bottles, Capable. on 09-18-2011 at 06:56 AM
has anyone heard of crown-cappable 40oz bottles OK for homebrewing? I see the are some 32 oz
varieties, but I'm not finding much else. Any suggestings?Beretta
Posted in thread: Stout Fail on 03-18-2011 at 02:46 AM
yeah not mashing can do something but the fact that you do all grain and have your grain
crushed and hes just doing steep means that he is not having his grain crushed. Therefor hes
not extracting all...
Posted in thread: Stout Fail on 03-16-2011 at 02:29 PM
Maybe you enjoy a stout that is a bit lighter than your brother. Do you guys end up with the
same gravity? What else is the same when the brew is done? Steep time and temps are the
same?I'm not sure a...
Posted in thread: Stout Fail on 03-16-2011 at 12:45 AM
Howdy, Extract Brewers!I passed along a Irish Stout recipe to my brother, and extract/partial
grain brewer who reports that this recipe failed:6 lb. Amber DME1 lb dark roasted barley1/2 lb
Posted in thread: all grain Question? on 01-11-2011 at 02:01 PM
For every pounds of grain there is a certain maxium amount of sugar you can extract from it.
Base-Pale malts have the highest, and darkest grains have the least. To calculate effiency,
brew up a batch...
Posted in thread: why didnt you guys tell me? on 01-11-2011 at 01:43 AM
I tried quick bread (soda bread, beer bread, etc...) once with spent grains and it's flavor was
great. However, I was turned off by the dagger sharp husks. They scratch my throat and got
stuck in my t...
Posted in thread: starting a second batch before first batch finishes? on 01-11-2011 at 01:39 AM
Congrats. If you plan not to buy beer at stores, you will find you have more motivation to
bottle. Bottling's charms will wear off fast. I haven't bought a appreciable amount of "store"
beer in 3 year...
Posted in thread: Just cracked open my first homebrew... on 01-10-2011 at 02:40 AM
Congratulations! Welcome to the obsession. Your first homebrew was a All-Grain?!?! Wow! That's
Posted in thread: Lazy Man Sparge on 01-09-2011 at 07:41 PM
Here's today's results using my new sparge method:7 lb 2row pale malt.5 lb caramel malt.5 lb
roasted malt.3 lb roasted barley8.3 lbs totalPost-boil, I ended up with 5.1 gals of 1.050 point
Posted in thread: Lazy Man Sparge on 01-08-2011 at 06:10 PM
Is this pressure on the grain or the outer walls of your mash tun? Im thinking that the
force(weight) of the water is all(or like 95-99%) going to the mash tun walls versus the grain.
There is pressur...