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Posted in thread: Help with a few AG topics on 10-21-2013 at 02:35 PM
Thanks for all of the great replies here. This past weekend I used my new round cooler with
false bottom. I also decided to pick up some campden tablets and threw it in with my water.
Well something w...
Posted in thread: Help with a few AG topics on 10-10-2013 at 08:22 PM
I have been brewing AG for a year or so, and have usually gotten terrible efficiency, in the
mid 50s.I know there are plenty of topics out there on improving this, and I have been reading
them, but I ...
Posted in thread: Help with reading water report on 07-19-2012 at 06:59 PM
So i finally went and found my town's water report that is online, but honestly I have no idea
what I am looking for here. The main information seems to be on the last 2 pages. Can anyone
who knows ho...
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency yet again, please help on 07-16-2012 at 09:36 PM
Thanks for the insight above. I had read mixed reviews on how fast to drain the mash. In the
past I used to go really slow, but that did not seem to do much either. As for Water chemistry.
This is som...
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency yet again, please help on 07-14-2012 at 11:38 PM
So today I brewed probably my 7th AG recipe, and once again I had terrible efficiency. I did Ed
Wort's Robust Porter ingredients were exactly the same, and I am trying to figure out how
things went ...
Posted in thread: Baby Beer, Help with Coffee Stout Recipe on 07-11-2012 at 07:42 PM
So my wife is due in about a month, and we are looking to make a baby beer. My wife loves
coffee (I hate it but like Coffee flavor in beer), so I was thinking of doing some type of
Coffee Stout. I wou...
Posted in thread: Mash Temp jumped, help on 07-07-2012 at 12:28 AM
So I am trying out a 1 gallon recipe that I am doing on my stove. It is all grain. I dumped the
grain in and it settled at about 150 which was fine, however since it is in a normal pot I lost
Posted in thread: Off Flavors and need help on 06-13-2012 at 06:49 PM
I have done about 5 AG batches now, but they all seem to have some type of off flavor. I can't
really describe it, but it just is not a clean taste. On average, I feel like my mashes wind up
a little ...
Posted in thread: Stone Ruination Clone on 05-24-2012 at 07:30 PM
Brewed this up a couple of weeks ago. Racked to secondary last weekend after 2 weeks in
primary. Gravity was 1.01, so the yeast starter I had really went to town. Dry hopping now a
week then will keg ...
Posted in thread: Stone Ruination Clone on 05-10-2012 at 08:22 PM
Brewed this up last weekend. OG came in at 1.074 so almost on. AS Karl mentions, the smell
while it is fermenting is amazing. I have it in my basement, and I find myself wanting to just
go stand there...