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Posted in thread: White house beer on 09-06-2012 at 07:35 PM
. In short, prohibition was the wrong solution to a number of very real problems they had at
the time.And today.
Posted in thread: White house beer on 09-02-2012 at 02:32 PM
Question about the water quantity in the Honey Ale. In the directions Step 1. has one using
1.5g for the boil, the rest added for chilling. That doesn't seem like enough water.... I think
like the ide...
Posted in thread: My Partial Mash Procedures on 05-10-2012 at 10:59 AM
Right. I have no idea what his water profile is, or his mash pH. It shouldn't be added unless
it's necessary, and most of the time it's not necessary.Chicago city water
Posted in thread: Who's my Chicago homebrewers? on 05-10-2012 at 10:58 AM
Anyone use tap water for top-off? Do you do anything to it? I normally need just around a
gallon, I'd prefer to not have to buy any. I always brew (partial mash)with City water.
Posted in thread: Who's my Chicago homebrewers? on 05-09-2012 at 02:41 PM
Brew Camp is my go to when I need stuff.!Just a short walk from my house, and right by Resi's
Bierstube. It's my place now. I can email my order, and they'll have it ready for pickup.
Posted in thread: My Partial Mash Procedures on 05-09-2012 at 02:36 PM
What's the gypsum for?I do things quite a bit differently but if the end result is good beer
then it works! If you're looking for ideas to cut out some of the extra work, we could help but
it sounds l...
Posted in thread: My Partial Mash Procedures on 05-09-2012 at 10:46 AM
As for the OP, the mash temperature should vary depending on the beer. When the mash is over, I
let the bag drain in a collander over the wort. Also, I start heating the wort.Then I pour the
Posted in thread: My Partial Mash Procedures on 05-09-2012 at 10:42 AM
I'm thinking about all-grain/partial mash/biab -- does it make a difference if you add your
strike water to your grains vs. adding grains to your strike water?Also, you mention you put
your grains in ...
Posted in thread: My Partial Mash Procedures on 05-09-2012 at 10:39 AM
two questions --do you preheat your igloo cooler? what size do you use?when you say
'recirculate' in step 3, you just mean you drain off a couple quarts and put it right back in
the top, right?in tota...
Posted in thread: My Partial Mash Procedures on 05-08-2012 at 12:59 AM
1. Pre-brew: Check for all ingredients/equipment. Activate yeast package. Take top-off water
out of refrigerator (was put in night before). Don't forget Ice.2. New sponge (with no soap),