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  • Posted in thread: How much trub do you get? on 04-21-2016 at 01:01 AM
    I do 5.5 gallon all grain batches, mash in a cooler with a copper manifold, and dump everything
    from kettle into the fermenter. It varies with batch but I almost always get right around half
    a gallon ...

  • Posted in thread: Recommendations on propane burner? on 04-21-2016 at 12:55 AM
    I just got the KAB6. I was going to get the Blichmann but my LHBS had a used-once KAB6 for 20%
    off and I get an additional 10% for being an AHA member. So essentially the same burner as the

  • Posted in thread: DC area-Craft Beer Recommendations on 04-19-2016 at 10:09 AM
    Jailbreak is a good local brewery just up the road from Silver Spring. Monument brewing is
    good, too. I particularly like their Rye 51.You bring me out a few tallboys of Surly and I'll
    do your digging...

  • Posted in thread: Homemade PBW Recipe on 04-18-2016 at 10:57 PM
    I have been buying Oxyclean Versatile Free from Amazon. WHat are the ingredients in the Costco
    OXO Brite?I have the same question. We live at Costco (4 kids) so if this is comparable to
    oxiclean free ...

  • Posted in thread: The Best Wort Chiller on 04-18-2016 at 09:53 PM
    @JaDeDBrewing, I've got a 100qt concord pot that I usually do 5 or 10 gallon batches in. The
    majority of my coil (50ft 1/2 in Dia copper) sticks out the top and my chilling times run about
    15 minutes ...

  • Posted in thread: Best compliment you've received? on 04-18-2016 at 09:06 PM
    I brought in some bottles of Texan Punk Monk to the office a few weeks ago since some of the
    folks I work with found out I brew and wanted to try it. My boss came back the next day and
    started telling...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 04-18-2016 at 08:40 PM
    I just recently made the jump into AG brewing because I wanted to find the least expensive, but
    good, beer that I can just always have around the house. Picked up the ingredients for $17.50!
    Added a l...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 04-18-2016 at 08:31 PM
    6717.25 + 11 centennial blonde= 6728.25

  • Posted in thread: Wort dropped to 36°F with yeast on 04-18-2016 at 11:04 AM
    Thanks, all. With liquid yeast I almost always decant my starters so I know in my head that
    this shouldn't be a problem. But between this being dry yeast and the shock of seeing that temp
    this morning...

  • Posted in thread: Wort dropped to 36°F with yeast on 04-18-2016 at 10:39 AM
    Please allay my fears:Will my yeast still be viable once the temperature of my wort warms back
    up? This morning it was at 36°F. I reprogrammed and it's warming back up, I just need to know
    if I should...