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Posted in thread: winter brew cooling on 12-29-2013 at 11:41 PM
get one of these used them when I was in Wisconsin, and the drain water went into a snow pond
that after a few brews the kid had a skating rink.I might caution you that if you pay a water
and sewer ...
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Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-07-2013 at 12:19 AM
mash till the iodine test is good,,, (screw time)sparge till you get what you want in the boil
kettle and f%@k the numbers
Posted in thread: stout blew off the air lock...Help on 08-06-2013 at 01:33 AM
Sometimes I ferment outside (80~100 degrees) *Airlock blow off is the norm, I spray star san
and replace the top and air lock and all is fine.repeat as necessary * good beer makes a nap an
Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 01:05 AM
I mash for sometimes 90-120 minutes*. Sparge takes a hour or longer*.been doing 70-80%
brewhouse efficiency with OG's in the .070's. turns out good and some kegs don't last a week.
*good beer makes na...
Posted in thread: scoby "free to a good home"(almost) on 08-06-2013 at 12:12 AM
I got a few extras and would like to share. You pay shipping, priority mail, bagged or mason
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Posted in thread: First lager on 03-06-2013 at 06:08 PM
ok so after 2 weeks i raise the temp to about 65ish...leave it there for 4 days...then drop 4
degrees per day til under 40...then i can bottle in 4 weeks? i dont keg so i have to make sure
its good be...
Posted in thread: First lager on 02-28-2013 at 11:59 PM
2 weeks is OK, no need to check gravity, don't forget the D-rest. I lager in the keg I rack
after cold crashing till it clears. I taste it from time to time and somewhere between 3-4
weeks it starts t...