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Posted in thread: Smoked Homebrew - Post Fermentation on 12-31-2013 at 04:23 PM
That's so freaky it just might be awesome! Consider pumping it (Infusing it into the finish
beer) in a corny or secondary after your testing, unless that would oxygenate it too much. I'm
Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 09-27-2013 at 07:16 PM
Mine sprouts pretty evenly, as with all steps in malting it's imperative to keep the moisture
content and temperature consistent throughout the grain bed, the easiest way I've found to
Posted in thread: McEwans R.I.P. on 08-23-2013 at 04:51 PM
Interesting, thanx for posting. I was afraid a change in brewplace would change the flavour but
it seems the same to me. Good to know the export isnt worth exporting, I've never seen it here.
Posted in thread: McEwans R.I.P. on 08-23-2013 at 03:41 PM
IT'S BACK!!! Check you local stores, it's everywhere and every bit as good as before, although
a tad more expensive, $8/4pack. Well worth it in my opinion.
Posted in thread: 13 gallons of unintentionally wild Brown, can I use it?. on 08-23-2013 at 03:23 PM
This is awesome, the peeps at Avery donated some bombers of this golden ale to the winners of
the festival and I recieved mine a few days ago. has a label on the bag of the participant and
Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 08-20-2013 at 04:33 PM
SMASH is about as simple as you can get.
Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 08-20-2013 at 03:26 PM
Some of the seeds are over-modified, but overall most of them seem OK. I hauled the whole thing
upstairs and spread it all on some plastic sheet to dry on the sun. It's 11am here, sun shining
and no c...
Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 08-19-2013 at 03:42 AM
Humidity is 52% . . . . . . . . Why store dried seeds in closed barrel though? To avoid
attracting moisture?But wouldn't the lack of air movement, itself be a cause for molding?I was
planing to use so...
Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 08-18-2013 at 10:27 PM
Vann, I believe it was right around 90F during my sun drying. If you can get it halted and
dried sufficiently with the sun I believe you can probably wait to further kiln the malt.
Personally I would ...
Posted in thread: Happiness is: Home malting on 08-07-2013 at 12:47 AM
COLObrewer, what do you think about using a lumber kiln to for the drying stage of the barley?
I have found some really good ideas for them, some as simple as a well insulated room with
plenty of vent...