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  • Posted in thread: Brew Clubs? on 12-28-2013 at 10:05 PM
    I've been brewing for a year now and have made the jump to AG. I've heard of brew clubs but
    don't really know what goes on at meetings. Do they tend to be swap meets, people just hanging
    out enjoying ...

  • Posted in thread: New Pot Size on 03-10-2013 at 06:17 AM
    Looking into new brew kettle to go from partial mash/partial boil to go to full boil all-grain.
    I found a 11 gallon for 85 or a 9 gal for 72. I have no plans of upgrading to batches larger
    than 5 gall...

  • Posted in thread: First High Gravity aeration question on 03-01-2013 at 03:16 AM
    Today I brewed my first high gravity beer. An imperial stout at 1.086. I pitched half the yeast
    cake from a previous Irish Red ale using Irish ale yeast. I aerated by pouring vigouresly
    between pot an...

  • Posted in thread: Big beer on smaller beer cake? on 02-27-2013 at 04:16 AM
    What kind of off flavors are prominent from over pitching and do you think Irish Ale yeast is
    highly susceptible to those off flavors

  • Posted in thread: Big beer on smaller beer cake? on 02-27-2013 at 04:05 AM
    I brewed an Irish Red OG 1.050 using Wyeast Irish Ale, that im racking to secondary in a few
    days. I have a stout planned with an OG of 1.085 that i wanted to use the same yeast. If i
    fermented on the...

  • Posted in thread: Empty Briess LME containers to Store Grain on 02-22-2013 at 07:28 PM
    Im doing partial mashes right now and am using Briess LME containers to make up the difference.
    My question is can I use the empty washed screw on containers to store my extra specialty

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize Thief, should I worry? on 02-18-2013 at 07:49 AM
    It's late and I plan on bottling tomorrow, took a gravity reading four days ago. On that day I
    sanitized the thief took sample, tasted awesome, not so much on smell but not horrid. I cleaned
    it after ...

  • Posted in thread: FG off by 3 points twice on 02-13-2013 at 06:59 AM
    yeah I used the tool in beersmith to account for temp adjustments. Both were fermented at 63-65

  • Posted in thread: FG off by 3 points twice on 02-13-2013 at 06:43 AM
    Brewed 2 beers with the same yeast, the second being on the first yeast cake. I used Wyeast
    1010 american wheat. I checked my hydrometer, one time in tap water off by .002, then tonight
    it was at 1 in...

  • Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 02-13-2013 at 05:11 AM
    Mama Mia's Pizza Beer.It was so bad when I asked the bartender about it after seeing it he said
    it was on him if I could actually finished it.Tasted like Marinara watered down with a light
    beer. Yums