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Posted in thread: Small All-grain or 5 gal Mini Mash? on 12-15-2014 at 07:44 PM
Interesting concept. Could I do something similar without BIAB? In Beersmith, it tells me that
with my equipment I need to start off with 6.2 gallons to get 5.25 gallon in the fermenter.
Assuming my m...
Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 12-15-2014 at 04:21 PM
The beer I have conditioning right now wins by default even if it turns out to be horrible.
It's my first SMaSH:).I picked/dried a bunch of wild cluster (I think) hops back in September
and decided I ...
Posted in thread: Small All-grain or 5 gal Mini Mash? on 12-15-2014 at 04:09 PM
Check out the Maxi BIAB method. It allows you to use a five gallon pot to do 6 gallon batches.
It involves collecting more than 5 gallons of preboil wort and topping of the kettle with the
Posted in thread: Small All-grain or 5 gal Mini Mash? on 12-15-2014 at 03:47 PM
I managed to get ~4 gallons (15.25 litres) into my fermenter using a 5 gallon pot. The picture
below is a batch of KingBrianI's Common Room ESB just about to hit boiling. This is an all
grain recipe. ...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 12-14-2014 at 10:02 PM
A little better than 15 litres of KingBrianI`s Common Room ESB.
Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 12-14-2014 at 09:39 PM
Last night I put a batch of this down. I used styrian goldings in place of east kent because
that was what they had at my LHBS when I went to pick up my ingredients. For yeast I used some
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 12-13-2014 at 03:02 AM
Just got finished bottling a batch so nothing unless you count the sauerkraut I have sitting on
the kitchen counter.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-13-2014 at 03:00 AM
Just got finished bottling a SMASH beer I made with wild hops ( cluster?) I found growing
locally, Canadian 2-Row and Danstar Windsor yeast. I washed the yeast so that I can pitch it on
the batch of K...
Posted in thread: How many beers do you drink a night? on 12-11-2014 at 04:00 PM
Between 0 and 6. Some of the 0 nights are nights I'll have a couple glasses of wine instead of
beer, others are nights I give beer and wine a miss altogether. 2 is pretty much my max for
work nights. ...
Posted in thread: Was given a Coopers Irish Stout Extract Kit on 12-11-2014 at 03:38 PM
Like chocolate stout? You might like to give this a try:Cooper's Choc-Liqueur Stout made a
slightly modified version of this a couple of years ago and IIRC it was pretty good.