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Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 03-05-2015 at 04:48 PM
Anyone?Anyone?May be a little late on this, but I brewed a norhern English brown not too long
ago, with S-04. I fermented at 62-63 and it was quite clean. No off flavors. If you are
fermenting 2 diffe...
Posted in thread: temperature importance after the first week on 02-23-2015 at 12:45 PM
I usually leave mine in the cool ferment chamber for 2-3 weeks, then bring up close to 70 for a
final week (mostly because I don't brew enough to need to clear space for more). After the
Posted in thread: Pale Ale - Does this look right? on 02-20-2015 at 03:14 AM
I've never done single vessel BIAB, so I'm not bashing it at all. I do like being able to use a
standard water to grain ratio, and I think the sparge step increases efficiency. Although,
that's just m...
Posted in thread: Pale Ale - Does this look right? on 02-19-2015 at 02:02 PM
Do you BIAB in a single vessel? I BIAB, but I do my mashing in an insulated round cooler. After
the mash, I drain the bag and squeeze the hell out of it, draining all that liquid into my brew
Posted in thread: BIAB top off water on 02-18-2015 at 04:46 AM
Before I moved to full boil all grain BIAB, I was doing partial mash, and extract/steeping
grains before that. I always added cold gallon jugs of water for top off, which had the added
benefit of help...
Posted in thread: Da Yooper's House Pale Ale on 02-17-2015 at 04:21 AM
That really sucks!! Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: First BIAB session, comments and thoughts welcome on 02-15-2015 at 06:04 PM
Squeeze that bag too. You cannot squeeze hard enough to extract tannins.^^! I've never had any
off flavors from doing this. A lot of people hang from a pulley and squeeze, or something
similar. I usua...
Posted in thread: Bottled two weeks ago and beer is flat?!?! on 02-14-2015 at 06:13 PM
Thanks for the quick replies! I did not take any gravity readings. This was my first batch, and
it was suggested by others that I focus on the process the first time through and not worry
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 02-07-2015 at 05:06 PM
Shiner bock was the first non light mainstream lager I fell in love with, and opened me up to
"dark" (I say tongue in cheek now) beers. Also Negra Modelo was the bomb, and thought I was
drinking the b...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 02-07-2015 at 04:56 PM
That was the time you needed to explain to him why he's wrong. But I've heard the Bock thing in
person before. I'm curious to know where it started.Shiner bock was the first non light