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Posted in thread: Can my ceramic stove do a 3.5 gallon partial boil? on 05-31-2013 at 02:51 AM
I have a glass top stove and can do full 6 gallon boils. Takes about an hour to get there, but
Posted in thread: Huge Road Trip: Where should I stop? on 05-11-2013 at 01:09 AM
Looks like you are going to pass through spearfish, SD. There is an awesome little 30 barrel
brewery there called Crow Peak. The Pile O' Dirt Porter is amazing. Check it out if you have a
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 03-27-2013 at 05:09 PM
16440.75+10 of my dunkelweizen =16450.75
Posted in thread: Hard headed or stupid? on 03-22-2013 at 09:05 PM
I have. I brewed a brown ale. Left in the fermenter for three weeks, then went to take a
hydrometer reading...I was greeted with a white plasticy film which was covered with huge
bubbles! After some g...
Posted in thread: Do You Still Purchase Commercial Beer ? on 03-22-2013 at 08:44 PM
I still buy six packs of craft beer. How much depends on the pipeline. Right now I have about
12 cases in my basement, so I won't be buying very much for a while. But there are always times
that I wan...
Posted in thread: Doing 1st 10 gallon batch next weekend... on 03-18-2013 at 03:49 AM
At 1.25 QTS per pound of grain you should be able to get about 24lbs of grain in there. I can't
remember exactly what the grain bill was in that recipe but you may be able to get by with a
Posted in thread: setting up for 10gal batch on 03-18-2013 at 03:21 AM
You may want to consider a larger mash tun. I recently moved to 10 gallon batches and on my
last brew (33 lbs of grain) I had to mash thick and barely got by in my 52 quart tun. If you
brew any bigger...
Posted in thread: homebrew pride on 03-17-2013 at 10:11 PM
Wow. I had a few too many home brews last night! To clarify my drunken ramblings, I'm not
planning on selling my brews. It just felt good to get a positive reaction to my brews. I'm
used to hearing th...
Posted in thread: homebrew pride on 03-17-2013 at 05:44 AM
I've been brewing over a year now. Things went fast do me, several below average extracts, a
bunch of good all grains, a few great all grains, now onto 10 gallon batches. Basically I got
in deep quick...
Posted in thread: New mash tun prob on 03-14-2013 at 06:04 AM
Good advice above. Generally my strike water needs to be around 166. So i will heat the strike
water to about 170ish, dump it in my mash tun, close the lid and wait a minute or two and the
temp is at ...