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Posted in thread: Electric stove and DMS on 06-03-2014 at 12:20 AM
I'm an all grain brewer and moved into an apartment with an electric stove about 6 months ago.
I've been able to do a full boil on my electric stove, though it takes a while and is sometimes
Posted in thread: Brass and vinegar=toxicity? on 02-23-2014 at 04:19 AM
i already did the two parts vinegar one part peroxide treatment recommended on the john palmer
page, so wanted to make sure i didn't make things worse. also heard mummers, whispers if you
like, of lea...
Posted in thread: Brass and vinegar=toxicity? on 02-23-2014 at 01:40 AM
last brew, i noticed my lauter tun was smelling pretty funky after not being able to get it
cleaned out until the next day. usually i do a quick soak with vinegar and then rinse it out. i
Posted in thread: Really high estimates OGs from using Brewtoad? on 12-01-2013 at 12:07 AM
i did my calculations using the method from the john palmer page and got readings much closer
to what i've been actually getting. i'm thinking brewtoad isn't adjusting it's calculation for
4 gallon ba...
Posted in thread: Really high estimates OGs from using Brewtoad? on 11-28-2013 at 01:16 AM
i'm starting to think it might by my hydrometer. it tests fine in water (right at 1.000), but
it's a different version than the one i used that busted. looks like this one:
Posted in thread: Really high estimates OGs from using Brewtoad? on 11-24-2013 at 08:54 PM
I've been using brewtoad for my last 3-4 all grain recipes. Each time, the site gives me a
really high estimate for the OG. Example: when making a rye porter today, Brewtoad gave me an
estimate of a 1...
Posted in thread: HELP! Massive efficiency fail. on 09-28-2013 at 01:00 AM
here's the grain bill for the recipe:Pale Malt 4.5 lbRed Wheat 3.5 lbMunich Malt 1.0
lbCARAMUNICH® I 8.0 ozMelanoidin Malt 8.0 oz2-Row Caramel Malt 40L 8.0 ozconsidering the OG was
about 30-40% less t...
Posted in thread: HELP! Massive efficiency fail. on 09-27-2013 at 11:38 PM
I've done about 5-6 all grain batches and gotten decent efficiency, usually a few points lower
than a recipe indicated (say only 1.048 instead of 1.052). I just made this wheat IPA (recipe
here at bre...
Posted in thread: Where/When to get cheap 1 lb hops? on 09-24-2013 at 05:08 PM
i quickly learned last year that you need to be on the ball to grab cheap 1lb hops. I've looked
around and it seems like where i've checked (hopsdirect, yakima, labelpeelers, nikobrew), no
one has the...
Posted in thread: cream ale going tart/sour with age? on 08-04-2013 at 09:06 PM
thanks for the info. is it still safe to drink? honestly, i kind of like it in a way, sort of
like a fake belgian sour ale. might try holding on to some for even longer.