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Posted in thread: Pot size and boil over on 01-04-2016 at 03:17 AM
I don't have much headspace in my pot. I use a 5 gallon pot, do 4 gallon boils, then top off in
the fermenter. What I do is take the pot of wort off the heat at the hot break, then stir in my
Posted in thread: First batch and hello! on 12-22-2015 at 05:36 AM
welcome to home brewing. As far as the fermentation cycle, I usually do 2 weeks primary, 1 week
secondary. alot of people don't do a secondary on this site, but i do. I think it makes a
clearer beer. ...
Posted in thread: New To AG on 12-01-2015 at 03:42 AM
I use a 5 gallon SS pot(4 gallon boil, with 2 gallon top up in the fermenter), 5 gallon
rubbermaid round cooler that I converted with brass valve and fittings. Plastic fermenting
bucket. Buy my grains...
Posted in thread: Help!Quick! My mash pH too low on 09-17-2015 at 03:52 AM
I never worry about mash PH. Beer is always fine!
Posted in thread: Water top-off on 09-11-2015 at 08:31 PM
I do 4 gallon partial boils, I cool the 3.5 gallons of wort remaining to about 85 degrees, then
pour it through a strainer into the fermenting bucket, then top off with 2 gallons of
Posted in thread: 92.69% efficiency on 09-03-2015 at 02:26 AM
What is Splarging?
Posted in thread: Does this look normal? Photos attached. on 08-31-2015 at 11:12 PM
Trub residue? from the stuff that sticks to the side after the krausen has fallen.
Posted in thread: Priming sugar on 08-19-2015 at 03:54 AM
Table sugar can make the beer taste like cider. Dextrose is the way to go. I usually use 4.3-
4.5 oz of dextrose for a 5 gallon batch.
Posted in thread: Am I screwed? on 08-08-2015 at 01:10 AM
I just use spring bottled water.....never had a problem with it.
Posted in thread: mash tun issues on 07-29-2015 at 11:16 PM
I use a Rubbermaid 5 gallon tun also. I always drain the tun after the mash time. Then I sparge
2 times, splitting my sparge volume. Almost always hit my numbers. Another thing is check your
crush of ...