Last Activity:09-02-2015 1:40 AM
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Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 08-21-2015 at 01:49 AM
I decided to keg this beer last night. I was amazed at how much the cinnamon and ginger taste
died down some. It's still there but not as prominent as a week ago. This makes me very happy
as it tells ...
Posted in thread: How do you speed up your boil? on 08-21-2015 at 01:45 AM
I currently have 30 minutes left in my boil and I can tell you from steeping my specialty
grains, to adding the LME, to bring that (and 3 gallons) to a boil, I am frustrated kinda. I
started my water ...
Posted in thread: 2nd BIAB-I'm a Dunb Ass!! on 08-03-2015 at 01:34 PM
I was going buy what I've read. Maybe it's not a necessary step. Since I don't take any
readings I figured the mash out would help.Will be hitting the LHBS next weekend to get a
hydrometer so I can se...
Posted in thread: 2nd BIAB-I'm a Dunb Ass!! on 08-03-2015 at 01:50 AM
Mash out? Why spend extra time on more steps? I've never done a mash out with any BIABs and
with the centennial blonde recipe I hit >75%.RDWAHAHB
Posted in thread: Chances of a sweat based infection on 08-02-2015 at 01:44 PM
Haha dug up this thread because a drop of sweat went into my bucket of wort. I still worry
Posted in thread: Chris White on Starters on 08-02-2015 at 11:28 AM
Key word being adequate. I don't think most brewers aim for adequate beer but rather optimal
beer, the best beer they can make. Pitching a good number of healthy yeast and ensuring proper
Posted in thread: Chris White on Starters on 08-02-2015 at 01:46 AM
On several occasions, I've heard/read Chris White downplay the need for starters (most recently
on a basic brewing podcast). He argues that you don't really get a significant increase in
Posted in thread: LHBS sells cheaper on Amazon and won't price match on 08-01-2015 at 05:00 PM
Not sure exactly, but I think I know the shop the op is talking about. If so I've had the same
experience there. Sacks are pretty expensive and every time I'm in there it seems there are a
lot of empl...
Posted in thread: LHBS sells cheaper on Amazon and won't price match on 08-01-2015 at 12:01 AM
Well it sounds like I should go to the local feed and seed and see if I can get a 50lb bag of
malted grain cheap. Plenty of farmers around here.
Posted in thread: LHBS sells cheaper on Amazon and won't price match on 07-31-2015 at 03:30 PM
Its one thing not to price match, its another when you don't price match your own prices.
that's just laughable.Indeed it was hard for me to not laugh out loud at this when she told me
they couldn't d...