Last Activity:05-13-2014 9:10 PM
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Posted in thread: How do you make a new recipe? on 05-14-2014 at 02:09 AM
Get off kits and start brewing proven recipes. This is the starting point for understanding how
ingredients work. Grab Brewing Classic Styles. Learn styles, learn ingredients by using them in
Posted in thread: Just tried Blue Moon for the first and last time. on 05-14-2014 at 02:00 AM
Blue moon is good that's why it sells. It's a fairly unique beer and it's easily accessible.
Throw a slice of orange in one on the tap and enjoy. Maybe the other beers you're comparing it
to just miss...
Posted in thread: why am I missing my OG by so much?? on 05-14-2014 at 01:32 AM
Another crush crush crush thread. Just crush it into cocaine! Post a picture of your crush so
we can move on. It is true that LHBS crushes are almost always worse than your own milled
crush. So it is ...
Posted in thread: Low efficiency on 05-14-2014 at 01:18 AM
The easy answer is crush. It's obvious. It's simple to say over and over and over every time
this issue comes up. The fact is usually when someone comes asking for help after several
batches, saying c...
Posted in thread: To Go All Grain...? on 05-13-2014 at 02:05 AM
I stay as far away from extract brewing as possible. Never could create a batch that blew me
away. Even with partial mash. I still use dme for yeast starters but I try to decant. You only
have one liv...
Posted in thread: First All Grain Done - Any Thoughts? on 05-13-2014 at 01:20 AM
Boiling for too long will have consequences. There are plenty of threads that discuss this.
Clearing the runnings by opening the valve slowly and allowing the grain bed to settle by
running off a coup...
Posted in thread: How Do I Predict First Runnings Gravity on 05-08-2014 at 01:55 AM
Awesome! That's it.
Posted in thread: low efficacy = better beer on 05-07-2014 at 02:38 AM
Zombie thread wants a beer.
Posted in thread: How Do I Predict First Runnings Gravity on 05-07-2014 at 02:36 AM
How to Brew 3rd edition chapter 18 table 27 shows typical malt yields in points/pound/gallon.
Find your grain bill and use the equations from the chapter to see where you stand. Don't have
the book? T...
Posted in thread: Breaking into all grain. What's really necessary? on 05-02-2014 at 10:12 PM
Most of what you listed isn't necessary. Chugger pumps don't make good beer. I make great all
grain on the stove. Here is what's necessary;1. Good water. Know your water and what's in it,
how it will ...