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  • Posted in thread: Brewers friend more accurate than beer smith? on 12-07-2015 at 10:12 PM
    And as mentioned, temperature correction sucks. As do hydrometers. I have four of them, and no
    two read the same.I thought my single hydrometer was accurate. I have been trying to estimate
    the efficie...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit Loops Pale Ale on 12-02-2015 at 03:55 AM
    Note this uses a store brand cereal and does not use the proprietary name "Froot Loops"Is it
    possible to capture the essential artificial flavors and sweetness of fruit loops cereal? I
    finally threw t...

  • Posted in thread: Message from lanlord (balcony brewing) on 11-28-2015 at 03:40 PM
    You can be assured that the fire department will tell you that boiling liquid on a balcony with
    neighbors below is not safe. Is there someplace on the grounds where you can brew at ground

  • Posted in thread: Does my water suck? on 11-28-2015 at 03:28 PM
    This has good information with descriptions of the effects of each mineral: Reading a Water
    Report "How to Brew", John Palmer, Chapter 15

  • Posted in thread: Need help with BIAB trub. on 03-29-2015 at 02:59 PM
    Do you use irish moss to help settle the trub?

  • Posted in thread: Where to buy smaller volume bottles? on 03-26-2015 at 04:06 AM
    Malta Goya in 7 oz brown twist-offs. I have successfully capped these and 6 months later the
    last brew was fine. A big imperial like your 12% will take 12 months to season. I think the
    capping will la...

  • Posted in thread: Is there a way to make beer with out boiling? on 03-19-2015 at 02:12 PM
    You can definitely get away without boiling all of it at once, and only need to boil a gallon
    or so for the hops. Yes, I know there will be less oils released in a smaller boil batch
    probably because ...

  • Posted in thread: Extract porter recipe (whatchy'all think?) on 03-19-2015 at 12:26 PM
    That's more like a black IPA. Which is not bad. If you still want a Porter, then the bitterness
    should be way down.

  • Posted in thread: NEW Smoked Rye IPA Recipe on 03-19-2015 at 06:25 AM
    I made a smoked porter of 5 gal with 2 lbs cherry wood smoked malt. The smoke was strong, not a
    killer. My son said it taste like bacon. IMO three to five lbs would be OK for a 10 gallon

  • Posted in thread: BIAB strainer question on 03-19-2015 at 06:18 AM
    A steamer basket can make it easier to lift the bag of wet grain. You can also squish down on
    the bag in the basket to extract more malty goodness.Whatever works for you.

Whether beer is made in waders or in a toilet tank, as long as it is fun and the brewer likes how it tastes, who cares how it is brewed? - VladOfTrub Add your water analysis to the water report map! Instructions on this thread