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Posted in thread: Am I Insane? Minimal Investment 1 BBL Setup on 06-05-2014 at 08:28 PM
Yea I will be getting two burners. And to the naysayers, I likely will eventually put together
a more permanent system for brewing at these scales, but this way lets me break up the
investment into mo...
Posted in thread: Am I Insane? Minimal Investment 1 BBL Setup on 06-04-2014 at 11:15 AM
Thirsty people aren't that hard to come by.
Posted in thread: Am I Insane? Minimal Investment 1 BBL Setup on 06-04-2014 at 11:14 AM
The kab6 burner will support 40 gallons.I would almost consider burning wood if I needed that
much heat.Wood is my backup plan!
Posted in thread: Am I Insane? Minimal Investment 1 BBL Setup on 06-04-2014 at 01:31 AM
I attend a party each Labor Day Weekend. Increasingly, more and more of the beer for this event
is homemade. I recently acquired 2 40 gallon stainless steel pots. Evil villain plots
Posted in thread: My mom gave me some stainless steel barrels on 05-26-2014 at 05:02 PM
Why only 15.5 gallon batches if you have a 40 gallon barrel your talking 1 barrel easy.Now
you're talking my language!Looks like I need to find a welding shop now.Thanks for the info!
Posted in thread: My mom gave me some stainless steel barrels on 05-26-2014 at 04:23 PM
used them when she kept bees for storing honey and transferring it to smaller containers. She
says they are 40 gallon. The welds running along the seam from top to bottom look like they
could use a ...
Posted in thread: Biscuit Vanguard German Trad. Saison on 04-17-2014 at 01:37 AM
Will I regret using biscuit? I've gotten some feedback elsewhere that I might. I realize that
I'm not necessarily "in style" using 2 row and biscuit, but that's not necessarily bad is it?Is
Posted in thread: Biscuit Vanguard German Trad. Saison on 04-16-2014 at 02:42 AM
Been tossing around some recipes for my next saison. Here's what I'm leaning toward:10
GallonsFermentables:16 lb 2-Row2 lb Biscuit Malt1 lb Cane SugarMash at 148Boil:60 mins 0.5 oz
Apollo 18.3% AA 17....
Posted in thread: Odd flavors in Simcoe SMASH on 10-17-2013 at 02:19 AM
Hmmmmm... Doesn't lactic acid make it sour? This isn't sour... its more salty cucumber.
Posted in thread: Odd flavors in Simcoe SMASH on 10-16-2013 at 03:18 AM
Yeast was Wyeast 1272 American Ale II. I'm pretty sure the weird thing is from the hops, not
yeast, grain, or anything in my process.