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Posted in thread: Dunkelweizen question on 01-18-2017 at 10:00 AM
Fermentation is certainly coming along nicely! Good luck on the debut brew and all the brews to
Posted in thread: Milk Stout: How to use flaked oats and barley? on 01-15-2017 at 11:25 AM
Found this thread which might help you too:
Posted in thread: Milk Stout: How to use flaked oats and barley? on 01-15-2017 at 11:21 AM
If you want to do a partial mash, just buy a pound or 2 of 2-row or pale ale malt and add those
grains to all the other grains you have in your recipe. Those are base malts (will add gravity)
to your ...
Posted in thread: Dunkelweizen question on 01-15-2017 at 11:16 AM
Yeah, the two things I'd try to improve upon for beer two are 1) steeping at around 155-160 as
170 or over could get tannins (nasty flavors) in your beer 2) try to start fermentation in the
low 60's a...
Posted in thread: DIPA Monster Mash question on 01-05-2017 at 10:30 PM
Totally plausible and all together not a bad idea. I did something similar a few months back
ordering 3 ag kits on sale.My advice though, would be to request that they package each grain
Posted in thread: First beer, few questions on 01-03-2017 at 03:23 PM
A typical brown ale should finish between 1.010-1.015. With a one gallon batch, the beer is
more valuable because you have less of it. It will take about 5-7 ounces of beer to take a
gravity reading. ...
Posted in thread: Steeping grains and a full boil on 12-30-2016 at 10:40 AM
Steep the grains in your brew pot with the 6.5-6 gallons of water at 155 or so. AFter the
20-minute steep, remove the grains and bring your wort to a boil and then add your extract and
Posted in thread: How long can you keep or store milled grains for? on 12-29-2016 at 11:05 AM
Crushed grains, according to NB, are fine if kept in a cool dry place for 4-6 months. I just
leave them in the bag they ship them in and put them in a storage bin in my basement. I ordered
Posted in thread: My first brew day! on 12-26-2016 at 11:23 AM
I enjoy brewing outside more too. Look for good deals on burners from NB or Adventures in
Homebrewing. A lot of time they'll run promos where if you spend $100 or so you'll get a free
Dark Star Burner...
Posted in thread: DIPA Monster Mash question on 12-24-2016 at 09:49 AM
I picked up the Dead Ringer and Chinook IPA extract kits on that NB sale, so between those 2
kits and all the hops I have on hand (Centennial and Columbus) I'll certainly have enough
ingredients to ma...