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Posted in thread: Durham, NC - Brewers? on 10-23-2012 at 05:49 PM
I live near Pittsboro, but work in Hillsborough and meet there with the Hillsborough Homebrew
Club that grew out of the Nash Street Homebrew Store. We meet the first Wednesday of every
month at Myster...
Posted in thread: Homebrewing Workshop, Pittsboro, NC on 10-23-2012 at 05:43 PM
Hello all,Most of you reading this already brew proficiently, but if you know someone who's on
the fence about entering the homebrewing hobby and who's interested in seeing and trying out
Posted in thread: Peanut butter fermentation won't stop! on 08-04-2012 at 12:42 PM
Thanks for the encouragement. I'm still hoping for something good. I just have to be more
patient and let it take it's course. There's always another competition around the corner.
Posted in thread: Peanut butter fermentation won't stop! on 08-04-2012 at 01:10 AM
I was brewing a brown ale and decided to rack a gallon of it onto some de-oiled natural peanut
butter (mixed 7 oz. peanut butter with 1 cup of boiling water to pasteurize and make it
pourable). The kr...
Posted in thread: Coldwater 420 - Special Pale Ale on 02-09-2012 at 07:41 PM
The method I was using recommended using 5.5 quarts for the 4 pounds of grain, or 1.375
quarts/pound. This fits nicely in a two gallon beverage cooler, which is what I use for my
partial mash. Have fu...
Posted in thread: Coldwater 420 - Special Pale Ale on 01-30-2012 at 12:58 PM
All grain should be basically the same recipe, except drop the LME and add enough 2-row in your
mash so the OG of your wort ends up around 1.050. Good luck!
Posted in thread: Coldwater 420 - Special Pale Ale on 01-29-2012 at 08:49 PM
Yes, I brewed a variant of this last year and it was one of the best beers I've made so far.
I've had 420 and liked it, but I've never tried them side by side to compare. My version was a
Posted in thread: Which batch volume for recipes? on 01-18-2012 at 02:49 AM
Posted in thread: Which batch volume for recipes? on 01-18-2012 at 02:14 AM
When I'm using beer calculus or another program to design recipes, how do I set the batch
volume? Is it the volume of the batch at start of fermentation or is it the anticipated volume
you plan to bot...
Posted in thread: Partial mash temperature too low? on 01-06-2012 at 04:30 PM
I ended up with an OG about 5 points lower than my target, so the temps must have dropped too
low by the end of the mash time. Also, just to clarify, I added water to the cooler at about
163F, which s...
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