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Posted in thread: High FG in my Dunkel, but tastes just right? on 05-07-2015 at 12:33 AM
I'm not new, but I'm no expert. This is about batch 50, but only my second dunkel. I don't
think this is a dunkel specific issue though. The OG was 1.060, from memory. I have it written
down, I'm just...
Posted in thread: High FG in my Dunkel, but tastes just right? on 05-06-2015 at 07:52 PM
Just what seems like a random thing, but I bottled a Munich Dunkel last night that had a FG
reading in the mid-upper 1.020s. Beersmith was predicting around 1.017. I took the gravity
reading with my h...
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 05-06-2015 at 07:31 PM
I've made several batches of non-alcoholic ginger ale that turned out great and decided to try
an alcoholic version. It was very simple and may have been mentioned in an earlier thread (I
didn't read ...
Posted in thread: erlenmeyer flask boilover on 08-29-2013 at 04:02 PM
Pressure canning wort is exactly what I do. I borrow a canner from my mom that will hold 7
quarts of wort and can away! It is SO much easier to get a starter going and the canned wort
can be stored in...
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 08:41 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 01:58 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!