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Posted in thread: CO2 tank worries on 12-23-2010 at 02:05 AM
I am heading home (LA), as I just graduated from college. I am currently at 7,000 feet and my
destination is at sea level (just about). I am worried about taking the CO2 tank down in
elevation. I will...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chiller Q on 08-16-2010 at 06:28 PM
I am planning on getting a larger cooler to ferment my beer in (I live in AZ now, so the temp
is hard to control). I am going to make a hole for the airlock and maybe place a few freezer
packs in the ...
Posted in thread: "Strong" Oatmeal Stout on 08-15-2010 at 07:50 PM
Consider using all light ME. I know some people like the darker MEs, but the problem is they
already have some dark grains mixed in. That's not a problem if you use the stuff all the time,
and have a ...
Posted in thread: Hop utilization on 08-15-2010 at 07:35 PM
I use "BeerTools" to help calculate my recipes. "BeerTools" does not ask when you add your
extract during the boil, so I was wondering when it assumes I add the extract. I would think
the program calc...
Posted in thread: "Strong" Oatmeal Stout on 08-15-2010 at 06:51 PM
I made a thread earlier about a stout recipe, but I have now decided to go with a higher
gravity oatmeal stout. Here is what I have:Oatmeal Stout (3-gallon)IngredientsMalt•3.30 lb LME
(44%)•1.60 lb DM...
Posted in thread: First Stout on 08-12-2010 at 12:14 AM
So, maybe something like this will be better?0.60 lbs. Crystal 90L0.60 lbs. American Chocolate
Malt 0.30 lbs. Roasted Barley info0.30 lbs. American Black Patent 4.20 lbs. Liquid Light
Extract 0.60 lbs...
Posted in thread: First Stout on 08-10-2010 at 07:55 PM
Flaked barley needs to be mashed so unless you want to add some malt and step up to a partial
mash then I'd suggest skipping it and using Carapils or carafoam. If you do decide to mash, I
Posted in thread: First Stout on 08-10-2010 at 07:27 PM
I am getting ready to make my first stout and I would like to know what adjustments should be
made to the following recipe. 0.60 lbs. Roasted Barley info0.60 lbs. American Chocolate Malt
0.30 lbs. Ame...
Posted in thread: IPA adjustments on 08-04-2010 at 05:14 PM
I like the hopping schedule. I think 95 IBUs is a bit much for many beers, but that's really up
to you. I like my IPAs to be in the 45-65 IBU range. For a IIPA, 95 IBUs would be ok. If you
want to go ...
Posted in thread: IPA adjustments on 08-04-2010 at 03:21 AM
I should mention this is a 3 gallon recipe. Thanks for the advice. Here is what I am thinking
now:Hops•0.46 oz Columbus (60 minutes) 60 IBU•0.80 oz Amarillo (60
minutes)•0.40 oz Colu...