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Posted in thread: First All Grain Brew - Check My Plan on 03-01-2014 at 03:27 PM
Okay so after doing some measuring to see what my tun dead space is and my kettle volume per
inch, I started my first ever batch of all grain!!This ended up being a California Common with
a 9.5lb grai...
Posted in thread: Just poured my first homebrew. It sucks. on 01-25-2014 at 09:45 PM
I have never made porters, I have had beers ferment at temps close to 80 in the summer,
typically room temp or mid 70s..If mine at peculating good at a temp I try to let it stay there
and do its thing...
Posted in thread: First AG Brew - How did I do? Feedback Please. on 01-25-2014 at 03:55 PM
I completed my first all grain batch yesterday, I have been brewing extract for over two years
now and made the move over to all-grain basically for the fun of it and I like the challenge of
Posted in thread: bottling early? on 01-22-2014 at 09:08 PM
So you racked into the secondary after day 4? If so thats sounds early to me, I guess from my
experience and what I have read and seemed to have learned is that the fermentation may take
5-14 days (bi...
Posted in thread: 2.5 gallon All-Grain Brewing??? Anyone? on 01-18-2014 at 11:50 PM
stellar insight, thanks everyone...that seemed to line up with my thinking, but yet since I
sure as heck don't know everything, getting insight from others sheds light on it
on..fortunately for me I s...
Posted in thread: 2.5 gallon All-Grain Brewing??? Anyone? on 01-18-2014 at 11:05 PM
I have seen where there are people who make batches smaller than 5 gallon - I have been brewing
extracts w/ specialty grains for about 2 yrs now. I was interested in possibly moving into all
Posted in thread: Hello from Hickory on 05-03-2013 at 09:31 PM
Welcome from another North Carolinian.
Posted in thread: Newbie from the south on 05-03-2013 at 09:27 PM
Welcome - I've dry hopped a number of beers. For me I just tossed it into the secondary for
about 5-7 days or so before bottling. Always worked well for me. Depending on what you are
looking for (arom...
Posted in thread: Hey Ya'll on 05-03-2013 at 09:16 PM
Welcome, from Charlotte, NC.
Posted in thread: Greeting from Triad NC area. on 05-03-2013 at 09:14 PM
Welcome from Charlotte - dont give up - keep trying - the best secret to brewing is proper
sanitation techniques. There are so many opportunities for something to sneak in there that is
not intended a...