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  • Posted in thread: Name That Skyline - Picture Game on 12-10-2016 at 11:10 PM
    Okay, for a second I thought it might by my hometown from an angle I'm not familiar with, but
    the buildings don't match up anything I can think of, even looking at google street view from
    our tideflat...

  • Posted in thread: Used montrachet in a IPA my only yeast was not viable on 12-10-2016 at 12:16 AM
    As day_trippr said, the montrachet will handle the simple sugars, but not the maltose or
    maltotrios, so you're gonna end up, most likely, with a sweet IPA. But, I tried to find if
    Montrachet is killer...

  • Posted in thread: Name That Skyline - Picture Game on 12-09-2016 at 05:26 PM
    I think it's Vancouver BC

  • Posted in thread: Kettle Size on 12-07-2016 at 03:10 PM
    I started my BIAB brewing with a 10, but have more flexibility since I moved up to a 16. I can
    make 5-gallon big no-sparge, no-fiddling beers, and 10 gallon standard strength or session
    beers. With a ...

  • Posted in thread: 1.030 is my curse.... on 12-07-2016 at 03:04 PM
    Because you say that the beer tastes sweet, I would think that the high FG is not from dextrins
    from a higher mash temperature, but like you suspect, from fermentation not finishing. On a big
    beer, ho...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Engineering's Biggest Giveaway Ever! on 12-07-2016 at 02:38 PM
    entry for the big contest on Blichmann's sitePost here for smaller prizes, a long way to go.
    But help someone win a beer Gun!:ban:2500 - a Glass5000 - a Glass10,000th - Blichmann
    BeerGun.Do you know f...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Engineering's Biggest Giveaway Ever! on 12-07-2016 at 02:11 PM
    I signed up, but I have no clue why I'm posting on this thread, as it appears posting here
    isn't the way to enter... but I'm playing it safe and posting anyway.

  • Posted in thread: Adjusting Calculation for gravity reading (Added top-up Water) on 12-06-2016 at 03:30 PM
    Gallons x gravity points = total gravity pointsAdjusted gravity = total gravity points divided
    by adjusted gallons4.8x72=345.6345.6/5.8 gallons=59.58 or 1.059

  • Posted in thread: Stove Top Small Batch Brewing Question (BIAB) on 12-05-2016 at 02:56 PM
    One thought - to shorten the time to boil, you could put a 16 qt stock pot into the oven set to
    200F the night before brew day, and on brew day heat the remaining water in the 7 gallon on the
    stove to...

  • Posted in thread: Relatively New to Brew, from Tacoma, WA on 12-04-2016 at 11:35 PM
    Hello Everyone! My name is Christian and I am a 21-year-old dude from outside of Tacoma
    Washington. I have brewed a few hard apple ciders but am completely new to everything else. I
    am most interested...

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