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Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 05-31-2012 at 02:20 AM
I helped my neighbor brew his first beer tonight. Hopefully it turns out well
Posted in thread: Whats the most expensive batch you have brewed? on 05-04-2012 at 05:38 PM
My first RIS was the Old Rasputin clone published in BYO. $77 for 5 gallon batch and worth
Posted in thread: no-weld valves on aluminum bk? on 05-04-2012 at 05:34 PM
I put one in a 30 qt turkey fryer pot. Worked just fine and that's a thin gauge aluminum.
Posted in thread: 5gal Mash Tun? on 03-28-2012 at 06:23 PM
My first was a 5 gal rubbermaid cooler. It did just fine for regular beers although it is a bit
small. You'll want to keep the grist ratio to a qt/lb and either use a fly sparge or a couple
Posted in thread: Amazon wants me to go electric... on 01-06-2012 at 02:52 PM
I use my wife's amazon account when I order stuff. All the suggestions she gets are gun parts
and beer paraphernalia :)
Posted in thread: yeast storage question on 01-05-2012 at 03:56 PM
absolutely. Don't crack it open and store in the fridge until you are are ready to brew the
ipa. I would investigate starters however.
Posted in thread: Priming w/dme on 01-02-2012 at 11:58 AM
Fermentate - Im not exactly sure of the metric. When carbonation is discussed the units are
always volumes or co2. The calculators I was referring to split up sugar measurements into
table, corn and d...
Posted in thread: Priming w/dme on 01-02-2012 at 06:45 AM
From two different carbonation calculators, 3/4 of a cup is 6 oz of dme. This will give you
between 2.4 and 2.6 vol of co2 in 5 gal of beer. Definitely boil the water for 10 min or so
then add it to t...
Posted in thread: Recommend an Extract RIS worth trying? on 01-02-2012 at 06:21 AM
Look up the old Rasputin clone that byo did. It is extract and the beer is good. I haven't made
it yet but scheduled to this week.
Posted in thread: Iodine water got in my carboy. Now what? on 01-02-2012 at 01:13 AM
It 's fine. Don't panic. Iodine can be uses to kill nasties in water backpacking in the outmost
regions. Not going ti kill you or anybody who drinks it. Might be an off flavor bit with that
Tastebud Voodoo Brewing Co.
Primary - Alpha King Clone
Secondary - none
Keg 1 - Old Rasputin Clone
Keg 2 - Stone Pale ale clone
Bottled - Almost Barley Wine
- Making clearer beer
- What are you drinking now?
- Anybody up for a riddle?
- Bar build - Thanks All
- Hops not dropping out
- Batched an experimental brew, seeking opinions on the recipe
- Brutus Style Brewstand Build
- It's official starting my own brewing business!
- Vintner's Harvest Pear Cider
- Group Buy in Chicago #8
- Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale