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Posted in thread: Can you Mix your mash to much? on 09-19-2014 at 07:01 PM
I have found that the consistency of my mash can change if I stir it too much. It can become
almost oatmealy and thick, which makes it harder to sparge through all the grain. Perhaps it
depends on how...
Posted in thread: Acetobacter - Lacto infection - how to get rid of it? on 09-18-2014 at 02:47 PM
...20 minutes left in the boil I add my big immersion chiller....:off:Not related to the topic
of the thread but, you don't need to drop your chiller in that early. I put mine in at flameout
and I've ...
Posted in thread: Really considering moving to San Diego... on 09-16-2014 at 07:01 PM
I lived there for 3 years. It is a truly amazing place. The traffic is not NEARLY as bad as LA,
although it is definitely not ideal. There are more breweries than you can possibly imagine
with more po...
Posted in thread: Keg won't carbonate on 09-12-2014 at 09:33 PM
Are you holding those pressures constantly or just pressurizing to that level then
disconnecting the gas line and letting it sit? It almost sounds like that's what you're doing
after reading your post...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Porter Brew Day - Photos on 09-11-2014 at 09:12 PM
1.5 Tbs of pumpkin pie spice added with 5 minutes remaining in the boil, in case anyone didn't
see that caption.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Porter Brew Day - Photos on 09-11-2014 at 12:22 AM
Thanks Pappers! This thing started aggressively fermenting very quickly. I was having blow outs
after pitching +24 hours. We're at day 4 right now and it has slowed down to a bubble every 2-3
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Porter Brew Day - Photos on 09-07-2014 at 11:10 PM
Hey everyone! Check out my album on Google+ of my pumpkin porter brew day today. I shared it
publicly so it should be visible to everyone. This was my first pumpkin brew. Overall it was a
Posted in thread: Citra Hefeweizen on 08-20-2014 at 03:41 PM
Here is a photo of mine. Maybe a mod could place this on the first post. I just finished my keg
of this. Pretty much everyone that tried it loved it. The only people that didn't were the ones
Posted in thread: 10 gallon batch question on 08-19-2014 at 07:21 PM
It is ok to add water before fermentation if your OG is 15 points higher than your target. I
would make sure to boil it before adding if it is tap water, just to be certain there are no
bugs in there.
Posted in thread: Did 4 brews, what should be next improvement step? on 08-15-2014 at 03:37 PM
I think all-grain made a huge difference in my beers. They taste much more like real beer now.
I always found my extract brews to be lacking in grain character. I also find it a lot more fun
on brew d...