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Posted in thread: Hitting target gravity on 01-25-2014 at 03:36 AM
So once I figure out efficiency, how do I adjust preboil to hit intended target of that
particular batch or can I?Try this website, it'll give you how much water to add to lower
gravity or how much DM...
Posted in thread: Going from partial boil to full boil on 06-30-2012 at 12:50 AM
I too use NB kits and do full boils. I don't change anything other than the amount of boil
water; 6-6.5 gallons to account for boil off. I still only steep the grains (if included in
kit) in the recom...
Posted in thread: Bottling/Brewing kind of day on 06-23-2012 at 04:29 PM
Bottled an American Ale this morning, and getting ready to brew a batch of American Brown Ale
this afternoon. I know it's not the 4th just yet, but got up went outside on a beautiful
morning, hung the...
Posted in thread: How to make a wooden beer crate on 06-22-2012 at 03:48 AM
Awesome...the lid is a nice touch
Posted in thread: Full Boil for Extract Kits on 06-22-2012 at 03:23 AM
I normally steep in 2-3 gallons, fill pot up to 6.5 gallons +- , then boil and brew away.
(Maybe try some FermCap to help with the boilovers, but plan on being pretty busy the first 30
minutes or so t...
Posted in thread: Method for Steeping Specialty Grain on 05-06-2012 at 12:06 PM
sounds good to me! that's what I do as well and seems to work just fine :mug:
Posted in thread: Cheers from Columbus, OH on 02-16-2012 at 12:23 AM
Well, after 4 weeks in primary, finally got my Irish Red in bottles. Ended up with 46 12oz
bottles. Now just need to wait a few more weeks and give it a taste! Also need to be thinking
about what I wa...
Posted in thread: Cheers from Columbus, OH on 01-16-2012 at 09:45 PM
Pitched my yeast about noon yesterday. I noticed within the first few hours, I had some
"sediment" in the bottom of my bucket, but thanks to HBT, I knew not to worry, it was most like
either trub or y...
Posted in thread: Greeting from NE Ohio on 01-15-2012 at 10:20 PM
Good luck! First batch here in 5+ years today. Shout out from Columbus
Posted in thread: New from Texas on 01-15-2012 at 10:18 PM