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Posted in thread: All Grain basic questions on 01-11-2010 at 07:21 PM
I boil a tea kettle when I start heating up my strike water. Throw that into the cooler once it
boils and shake it around a bit, then dump it right before I dough in the mash.I seem to hit my
Posted in thread: Apricot Flavors from Grains or Hops on 01-11-2010 at 07:12 PM
So I have recently had a few beers that had this slight apricot flavor to them and I dont think
its from apricots.Specifically Moat Czech Pilsner and Otter Creek Copper Ale, and more so in
Posted in thread: Amount of water to put into mash and sparge? on 11-14-2009 at 03:15 AM
Taken from the sticky in the partial/AG forum: need to use 1 to 1.25 qt. per pound of grain in
your mash, then about 1/2 gallon per pound when you sparge it. I tried the same method you are
Posted in thread: Clarity through Jell-o (pic) on 02-18-2009 at 11:18 PM
So I tried using some Jell-o in my lates cream ale. Added for the last week in the secondary. 1
Tbsp of a Knox packet, let it sit in a pot of lukewarm spring water (about 1/2 cup). After a
few min, br...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 02-18-2009 at 11:13 PM
Here's my set-up, havent made the spigot yet but will before the next batch..I use an old water
bottle for a bucket, it is a pain, but it was $5.I have a gravity bottle spigot hooked up with
a short p...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 02-06-2009 at 04:53 PM
Hops are naturally bacteriostatic, preventing cell replication in bacterias and yeasts.Woah.
That sounded cool.Also by this point your wort is now mostly beer and the alcohol is usually
strong enough ...
Posted in thread: Need a Used Corny near Boston?? on 01-30-2009 at 07:24 PM
Found an ad on Craigslist and turns out its a company that sells refurbed equipment. One for
$20 more than one is $17 a piece plus 5% mass tax. You have to pick-up though.So if you live
near Boston an...
Posted in thread: If I knew then, what I know now..... on 01-30-2009 at 04:34 PM
So I'm going to get into kegging my beers with some tax return money. I really want the
convenience of kegging rather than washing and storing bottles. I'm actually going to attempt
this as a space sa...
Posted in thread: My first time using a yeast cake on 01-26-2009 at 04:37 PM
I have been wanting to do this myself and after a bit of HomeBrewTalk reading I tried it last
night.I made 2.5 gallons of Nut Brown Ale wort and crash cooled it in an ice bath. I then added
Posted in thread: Anyone in southern MA? on 01-26-2009 at 04:12 PM
Homebrew Emporium LineupI go to their Cambridge location. Guy usually has a few cornies he's
working on in the shop.
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Primary: Stout (extract)
Bottled: Hoppy Irish Red (AG)
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- Since we have a pile of Socal members
- Wyeast 3711 - stuck fermentation and bottle bombs.
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- Removing kegs for 24 hours okay?
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- Martinelli's Simple Cider reduced
- Fridgenstein Side-By-Side Kegerator / Fermentation chamber
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