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Posted in thread: Baltimore City Water Report on 02-24-2014 at 07:53 PM
Thanks buddy!! I was looking for this exact info.Looks like Baltimore's water is pretty low
alkalinity, which is good for lighter or light amber beers.I did some calculations using John
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-24-2014 at 05:00 PM
Posted in thread: All-Grain Brewers: How long does your typical brew day take? on 07-03-2013 at 02:45 PM
Instead I've been dumping the boiling wort into empty corny kegs, and throwing it in my
basement to chill naturally. It's cut a huge amount of time out of my brew day, and it's so
easy to just pitch ...
Posted in thread: All-Grain Brewers: How long does your typical brew day take? on 07-03-2013 at 02:41 PM
set up and let strike water get to temp: 20 minmash: 60 min (generally) + 10 min to mix and
tend tosparge: 30-45 minboil: 60 min (gen) + 10 min lead time coming to rolling boilcool down:
Posted in thread: American Wheat Beer on 07-03-2013 at 02:32 PM
Heavily reccomend EdWort's BeeCave Hefe Made it couple batches ago, in primary for 10 days,
bottled and ready to drink a week later (tasted a bottle after 4 days and it was quite good).
17 days total ...
Posted in thread: After achieving a solid 45% BH effeciency grinding with a rolling pin... on 07-03-2013 at 02:24 PM
I learned my lesson and bought a grain millGreat deal on Rakuten.com and use promo code
HAPPY4TH for 20x points - shipped plus $5.50 in points.Anyway, here's my whole
story:hopefully I have a good s...
Posted in thread: How to make a yeast starter - Pictorial on 06-24-2013 at 08:30 PM
Newbie Question for the Yeast Starter Thread:Can I use extra pre-boiled wort (i.e., liter or so
out of the last bit of lautering) to use with the yeast?I was thinking about just boiling the
wort for 2...
Posted in thread: Tangy dubble need suggestions on 06-19-2013 at 04:05 AM
Two Qs:1- how are you cleaning/sanitizing your bottles?2- how are you priming your beer for
Posted in thread: Newbie Anxiety - wort oxidization during cooling on 06-11-2013 at 05:03 PM
I don't think it matters very much if there is more ice to water for cooling as long as the
water is cold. (Although more ice will *keep* the water colder longer.) What *does* matter is
that there is ...
Posted in thread: Newbie Anxiety - wort oxidization during cooling on 06-11-2013 at 05:00 PM
I put the BK in the sink with cold water for a couple minutes first to knock off the high side
heat a little. Drain the sink,then fill to the top with ice first,then top that off with cold
tap water t...