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  • Two years ago started extract steps....last year started all grain, added fermentation fridge and did first lager,
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  • Posted in thread: To Keg or Not to Keg on 01-16-2017 at 04:42 PM
    I keg my beer, so that I can sample it as it conditions. When the keg is about half gone , and
    I am finished sampling, I bottle what is left with a beer gun. This frees up one of my kegs for
    the next ...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Engineering's Biggest Giveaway Ever! on 10-27-2016 at 05:55 PM
    Oh Yes, !!!Blichman Brew for Bob's Brewery; who by the way, lives in a subdivision called :
    Brewer Heights:mug:

  • Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 10-15-2016 at 02:07 PM
    5.5 gal of Holiday Ale into the conical yesterday. :ban:

  • Posted in thread: The Birthday Paradox - let's test it on 10-12-2016 at 02:49 PM
    November 30

  • Posted in thread: ABV/gravity questions on 09-28-2016 at 03:09 PM
    You could try mashing higher to keep the FG a little higher... less fermentables.You are
    probably right with the mash temps. Keeping mash/strike temps where I want them has been a
    thorn in my side.

  • Posted in thread: ABV/gravity questions on 09-28-2016 at 02:36 PM
    I am into my second year of all grain brewing. I buy the grains pre milled from reputable on
    line sources. I use Beersmith for the recipes. Measuring my gravities with a hydrometer, and
    correcting for...

  • Posted in thread: Best dry lager yeast on 09-28-2016 at 12:56 PM
    I have used Saflager 34/70 for the last two years with good success in my Octoberfest. I pitch
    two packets in a 5 gal batch, just to be sure.:mug:Bob

  • Posted in thread: Spa Panel Wiring, help with ground on 09-03-2016 at 10:25 PM
    If your 120 volt outlets have a good ground with a ground wire going back to the main panel,
    you are golden ! But I would suggest that you get one of those little plug in ground testers
    and make sure ...

  • Posted in thread: Recirculate the Mash - Pump on the Mash Tun on 09-03-2016 at 10:21 PM
    But if you are doing this in an igloo mash tun, how do you maintain the temperature of the
    recirculated wort ?:confused:

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment Blow off ? on 08-30-2016 at 04:27 PM
    Yesterday when I went down to check on my brown ale, its second day in the FastFerment conical,
    one look told me that the air lock was clogged with krausen, and the brown stuff was running
    down the si...