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Posted in thread: Remove coffee smell from plastics? on 08-13-2012 at 07:42 PM
I'd just give em a good wash with some hot water and a oxyclean or bleach mix. Then let them
air dry. Should do the trick. You can always keep your grains in turkey bags as well, those
things work gre...
Posted in thread: Remove coffee smell from plastics? on 08-12-2012 at 02:24 AM
I have access to about 20 of the coffee bins you see at grocery stores (the ones that hold the
bulk coffee) for free. My questions are:Will the coffee smell affect the grain?If so, is there
a way to r...
Posted in thread: calculating alcohol % on 07-22-2012 at 03:17 AM
The alcohol % is usually alcohol by volume (ABV)Try looking into some brew software like
beersmith. You can input recipes into that am it will calculate the approximate outcome of
various recipes. I b...
Posted in thread: Anybody use bottled water instead of boiling the additional 2 gallons when brewing? on 07-11-2012 at 07:22 PM
I use gallons of spring water all the time. I've done plenty of batches and never had any
infections. Works great.
Posted in thread: Missed my OG by 10pts on 07-01-2012 at 01:26 AM
I'm making my first batch as well. This probably explains why I was 5 points off on mine too. I
think next batch i will do a full boil since i have a large enough kettle.If you do this make
sure you a...
Posted in thread: How to tell alcohol % after adding purée on 06-26-2012 at 06:11 AM
Brewed an apricot ale a couple days ago and took an OG reading. I have to add a can of apricot
purée in the next day or two, and I'm just wondering if there is a way to tell the total
Posted in thread: Please help! on 05-31-2012 at 03:27 PM
I don't think it should be a problem. The only worry I would have is that the airlock might get
clogged during primary fermentation. But after four days it should be settling down.Did you
have a probl...
Posted in thread: Messed up malt addition on 05-28-2012 at 08:16 AM
I brewed today and am wondering what the outcome will be.Brewed an extract recipe that I have
made before. It has a 3# LME addition at the begging of the boil. Bring back to a boil then add
Posted in thread: Dont know what to brew. on 05-28-2012 at 07:46 AM
Another option is maybe try to find a friend that wants to brew also and split potential start
up costs. My brother and I live a block away and decided we wanted to start brewing. We went
Posted in thread: Can't seem to get the carbonation right (keg) on 05-12-2012 at 06:04 PM
I set mine at 25 psi for about 36 hours, then down to serving pressure and wait one more day.
I've had pretty good results with that. I also have one regulator for two kegs. I have **** off