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Posted in thread: Red Ale Experiment on 04-02-2012 at 06:20 PM
What are prevailing thoughts about 3-6 oz of black Carafa II in this beer? I recently had a
good red that I halved the amount of roasted malt and subbed (about 1 to 2 ratio) Carafa II and
dry hopped i...
Posted in thread: preferred thermometer location on pot on 03-06-2012 at 03:22 PM
This is how I installed mine. I kept my five gallon pot for small batches. The sightglass
starts to read at around two gallons (not the t fitting and nut in top of fitting below sight
Posted in thread: Best Beer in Scottsdale/Phoenix Arizona? on 03-02-2012 at 08:47 PM
Sleepy dog Brewery in TempeOSHO brewery in ScottsdaleThe Thirsty Lion in Tempe Marketplace has
good selection and a dynamite NW Pub burger (they are from Oregon)I personally choose sleepy
dog then stu...
Posted in thread: Questions on buying gear on 02-28-2012 at 06:09 PM
I am making a keggle soon. I am working on the same change, extract to all grain, you are. It's
about 135$ for all the components to take a keg (+30$) to a keggle (weldless at
Posted in thread: Beer stuck in keg! on 02-21-2012 at 02:47 AM
I want to know that also. I just put an out on my CO2 line and blew the crap back into the keg.
Beer flows fine but I am contemplating a transfer in-line to another keg (out to out). Quick
fix worked ...
Posted in thread: Mixing beers on 02-20-2012 at 07:48 PM
I was at AZ big beer fest on Sat. And Sierra Nevada was there with an excellent ale that was a
mixture between their Pale Ale, Celebration Ale and Torpedo plus a hint of vanilla. It was
excellent! I a...
Posted in thread: Fresh Squeezed IPA on 02-09-2012 at 02:54 AM
+1 I will be brewing a variation of this using chipped bourbon barrel with all Simcoe and
Amarillo hops. Love that Simcoe punch!
Posted in thread: Advantages of stir plate on 02-09-2012 at 01:20 AM
Mr Malty is very cool. I bought the iPhone app. How do I determine what the growth factor is
for a starter?Again, thanks for the information. This site is a wealth of knowledge.
Posted in thread: Advantages of stir plate on 02-08-2012 at 08:26 PM
Thanks all. How much faster can you get a starter to a pitch size? Moderately noob-ish question
here. I usually just make 2 cups water an 1/2 cup DME thn pitch a smack pack or dry pack of
yeast in gro...
Posted in thread: Advantages of stir plate on 02-08-2012 at 07:10 PM
Is it worth it for yeast starters to get a stir plate?Pro's & con's?