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Posted in thread: Help a newbie out wouldja??? on 12-10-2013 at 10:58 PM
Hey guys I'm lookin for a little insight, just tasted my very first home brew and I have to say
it was better than I had forseen my inaugural creation to end up. It's an IPA from the true
brew kit. I ...
Posted in thread: I quit! on 12-10-2013 at 06:28 PM
Update - The keg decided to be a little b*tch with the stout and won't hold pressure or force
beer out the line. I didn't have the time or the patience to deal with it last night, so I'll
get after it...
Posted in thread: New to Brew on 12-10-2013 at 05:01 PM
Welcome to the obsession Dave! To answer your question yes! I would recommend reading threads
on here to get a little bit of knowledge or books this will help tons. GOOD LUCK and CHEERS
Posted in thread: Using a pump with a plate chiller on 12-10-2013 at 04:58 PM
I would do a quick wet run with that pump. Somewhere ive read the neighborhood of 100 plus
really does the job but thats through an immersion chiller. I dont have a pump yet nor do I
have a plate chil...
Posted in thread: BJCP Exam on 12-10-2013 at 04:52 PM
Im gearing up by drinking all styles in the BJCP. This advice is great but I wont be doing any
testing until 2015. ive got a year to prep, read and taste. Good luck hope you do well.
Posted in thread: trouble determining boil off rate - proposed workaround on 12-09-2013 at 11:22 PM
you know what, that's probably part of the problem. I do a really good job of measuring what
goes into the kettle, but i'm not really measuring very precisely what I end up with. Frankly,
by the end o...
Posted in thread: trouble determining boil off rate - proposed workaround on 12-09-2013 at 11:14 PM
I suppose, like everything else, the answer is "it depends".If it's house-beer, go for volume.
If it's for competition, go for accuracy...right?Simple reply would be YUP.
Posted in thread: trouble determining boil off rate - proposed workaround on 12-09-2013 at 08:19 PM
One last thing to note, once you get your boiling down brew at min 5 times and you can get a
good reading on what loss you will have.
Posted in thread: Temperature Swings: I screwed up, help! on 12-09-2013 at 08:17 PM
Hi all! I am brewing Yule Gruit ( a high-gravity bog myrtle ale that I really love. I wanted
to enter this beer into a local competition, but then, disaster! My living room hit 80*F since
we were hea...
Posted in thread: trouble determining boil off rate - proposed workaround on 12-09-2013 at 07:58 PM
Questions:[*]anyone have any other practical tips for determining/controlling boil-off
rate?[*]anyone else do partial boils to control volumes?[*]what will be the flavor impact?
Seeing as how this isn...