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Posted in thread: overnight mash and keeping my cool on 02-08-2014 at 01:50 AM
Foil on the grist is a great idea. When I do five gallon batches my pot is pretty full and
holds the temp pretty well, but when I do the occasional half batch the extra airspace in the
pot causes a bi...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown AG on 01-16-2014 at 10:50 PM
Well, 500G is more then double a half a pound. So the risk is that your batch will not be
exactly like Lil Sparky's, it may be a bit more nutty/roasty. But if that appeals to you then I
say go for! It...
Posted in thread: Extended mash times on 01-15-2014 at 11:23 AM
I have the same problem and do an overnight mash, using Brew In. A Bag. I set up at dough in
just before bedtime. Then I wake up early and fire up for the boil. I wrap my pot with hot
water tank insul...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown AG on 01-13-2014 at 03:28 AM
It is a sad day, I just kicked another keg of this great beer. Hopefully I can find some time
to get another batch going soon. I love this beer as has any guests I have given this to.Cheers
Posted in thread: Keg Life on 12-20-2013 at 01:19 AM
Sounds like you may be thinking of the five litre mini kegs available from certain brands like
Heineken. These you buy already full of beer. Once you tap them they must be used up in a day
or two tops...
Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 12-14-2013 at 11:18 PM
One thing I don't see mentioned is why traditional all grain has water/grain ratio that you try
to stick within, but BIAB doesn't "require" this. Can anybody explain why that is? Does using
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Oktoberfest Ale on 11-17-2013 at 08:27 PM
I finally got to brew this up. My timing is a bit off, may have to call mine an "Januaryfest".
I figure better late then never. I am hoping it will be good to go on tap for the Christmas
Posted in thread: Pumpkin hefe experiment on 11-12-2013 at 02:25 AM
Sounds interesting. I will look forward to hearing how it turns out.
Posted in thread: overnight mash and keeping my cool on 10-23-2013 at 11:55 PM
SG = 1.062 FG = 1.011 Really dried out (over 80% attenuation) with German Ale yeast. I don't
mind - the taste is great.1.011 does not seem that dry. What was the expected final gravity?
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-14-2013 at 03:31 AM
After messing up and forgetting the spice in the boil I did a spice tincture. My first few
samples were tasting. too spicy. But they settled nicely and the beer was a hit with family
today for Canadia...