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Posted in thread: Why Do You Choose to Homebrew? on 04-14-2013 at 02:08 AM
I needed a hobby to combat my horrible job situation and had a interest in craft beer. My wife
jokingly said you should brew your own beer. I was off work one day, visitied the local
homebrew store, a...
Posted in thread: difference between LME and DME on 04-01-2013 at 04:37 PM
nope...no real difference in terms of alcohol %. Roughly 1lb grain = .75lb liquid = .6lb dry.
people have their preferences, but its all the same in the end. When I used extract I used
both, as well a...
Posted in thread: Lowes Igloo Mash Tun on 04-01-2013 at 04:12 PM
For what its worth, I use to use the 5 gallon version with no problems.
Posted in thread: Chinook as single hop? on 04-01-2013 at 03:18 PM
Be careful. Chinook can be very tricky to get right. I don't know if I would ever choose to use
it as the hop for a single hop recipe. Too much and you can end up with a nasty astringent
taste. At lea...
Posted in thread: Best way to clean a carboy on 04-01-2013 at 02:06 PM
Since its glass, I would try this. Its a tip from my homebrew club. Add some baking soda, rice
(big bags from supermarket) and some water. This makes a sludge with "scrubbers" aka the rice.
Posted in thread: Beersmith (or in general) measured vs actual eff. on 04-01-2013 at 02:04 PM
it comes up in my list of stats to the right of the "style" specifics. Its one of the fields
that can be added or removed (i.e ABV, OG, FG, etc.). I just noticed it and was curious.
Posted in thread: Beersmith (or in general) measured vs actual eff. on 03-31-2013 at 07:50 PM
What is the difference between measured and actual efficiency? The numbers vary greatly in BS.
I searched but nothing came up on HBT. Probably my search was too specific. Any help
Posted in thread: How To Save Money on Shipping...My Tweak on 03-27-2013 at 06:40 PM
Good Luck, The extra shipping charges may be worth it. BMW has a a REALLY slow track record for
shipping these days. Just look around the forum. They use to be wonderful...hope they get it
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-26-2013 at 04:58 PM
It's very simple to make.5 Gallons of Tree Top Apple Juice from Costco2 pounds of Dextros (corn
Sugar)1 packet Dry Montrachet Wine yeast1. Sanitize your carboy (I love my Better bottles) and
Posted in thread: Cancelling my NHC hotel room on 03-26-2013 at 03:30 PM
I do not need my room anymore. If anyone was looking to get a room at the conference hotel
shoot me a message. I can try to transfer the room to you or have you call as soon as I cancel.
- So who's brewing this weekend?
- What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend?
- Big Beer, yeast question
- Need some help with a grain bill
- Help in identifying what this is?
- What are you drinking now?
- "Session" IPA's - let's hear it!
- First timer fermentation advice
- Lager without all lager things?
- Prechiller or second stage cfc?
- Making clearer beer