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Posted in thread: First BIG Brew - Recipe Help on 09-28-2013 at 03:07 AM
So the secret is out. I won an awesome raffle prize and got to brew 300 gallons on a 10 barrel
pilot system at Harpoon Brewery in Boston. I decided to go with a Honey Brown, an often
Posted in thread: First BIG Brew - Recipe Help on 08-08-2013 at 04:28 PM
And I mean big, 300 gallons big.So this is a long story, but for now I really need some help at
least starting to craft my recipe, unfortunately this is over my head so I can only speak in 5
Posted in thread: All Grain basic questions on 01-11-2010 at 08:21 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 08:12 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 04:15 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 02-19-2009 at 12:18 AM
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 02-19-2009 at 12:13 AM
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 05:53 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 08:24 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 05:34 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...