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Posted in thread: Having issues hitting OG with first two all grain batches on 09-21-2012 at 06:23 PM
IMHO, you should really check your hydrometer. Beersmith told me that my second AG batch
(Trippel) was going to be 1.085 and I got 1.055. I fretted about for several hours engaging in
all sorts of re-...
Posted in thread: All grain brewing equipment + a lot of extras. Everything must go! on 09-19-2012 at 05:29 PM
I would like the propane burner if you are going to split
Posted in thread: Forgot 1lb of grain in the mash... damnit! on 09-09-2012 at 05:05 PM
It will taste terrible and you should throw it out...Actually just don't worry. you will still
have beer and while having the flavor of the biscuit malt would have been snazzy and
sophisticated, it wi...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 08-27-2012 at 02:03 PM
Well I'm getting ready to bottle this morning and my fg is 1.010. I followed the recipe except
I used the Wyeast Cider Smackpack for yeast. It has been in the fermenter for about a month and
Posted in thread: Labels that make you pass up a beer on 08-18-2012 at 10:35 PM
If I had to pick a brewery with the most annoying labels, it's Ska Brewery all the way. Their
labeles look like a cheesy attempt to be hip that it comes off looking stupid.Considering I am
a fan of th...
Posted in thread: Trappist Christmas (2011 NHC Madison Regional: 1st Place) on 08-17-2012 at 03:05 AM
I used the proper amount of DME, but instead of 4lbs and 3lbs of LME respectively, I used 3.3
of each because that is what my brew store sells them in. I find it hard to believe that a
difference of ....
Posted in thread: Trappist Christmas (2011 NHC Madison Regional: 1st Place) on 08-16-2012 at 02:19 AM
So I brewed this yesterday and everything went well, except I measured my OG at 1.056. Is this
because I have not yet added the Belgian Candi Sugar yet? Or should I assume I messed something
Posted in thread: Arkador's Dunkelweizen on 07-30-2012 at 04:57 PM
So I am drinking my first batch of this and it is delicious.I did not measure OG, but FG was
1.010 with 14 days in primary then bottled. Then a week in the bottles and it tastes
fantastic.Next time I ...
Posted in thread: Tincture De Clairvaux on 07-25-2012 at 12:58 AM
hey, I realize these might be basic questions, but what is D-180 and whirfloc, and why did you
add them? Also, is the dextrose in the boil just to raise abv?many thanks!
Posted in thread: Problems with scorching on brew kettle on 07-23-2012 at 09:58 PM
I usually don't keep a lid on the kettle because in my experience so far, it has always boiled
over when I put the lid on. Maybe there is a trick to keeping the lid on and not boiling over,
but I don'...