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Posted in thread: Another Member Of The Family! ! on 10-04-2011 at 11:04 PM
Two kids: 1.5 & 4. I brew in the evening (BIAB). Heat the strike water around dinner, dough-in
around 7 so that I can start my boil 8 - 8:30 after the kiddos are in bed. Done and cleaned up
10 - 10:30...
Posted in thread: Split Boil ?? on 10-04-2011 at 06:02 PM
I did this my last batch for the same reasons, just split the hops. As far as I can tell the
downsides are the following:1) It's more complicated. I staggered the boils by about 15 minutes
so I would ...
Posted in thread: LME in freezer for 1.5+ years? on 08-29-2011 at 04:50 PM
I've done it, no problem.
Posted in thread: BiaB, fine crush, 8 hour mash, 49% efficiency ?! on 08-26-2011 at 08:13 PM
The bag did sit above the kettle for probably 20 minutes, I normally press down with a pan lid
but I didn't this time because of the small amount of room I had to work with.My suspicion is
that there ...
Posted in thread: Homebrew head on 08-25-2011 at 07:10 PM
Flaked barley can provide awesome head retention and lacing but also can make a beer kinda
hazy.But must be mashed. I transitioned from extract/steeping grains to partial mash so I make
a stout that c...
Posted in thread: Month long primary... I'm a believer! on 11-26-2010 at 11:14 PM
I'm three weeks into my first long primary/no secondary batch. Can anyone comment on whether I
should expect the top surface of the beer to be clear of bubbles and residue before I bottle?
Posted in thread: Primary Bucket - Ok for extended primary fermentation? on 10-28-2010 at 05:16 PM
I'm thinking of trying the long primary / no secondary method advocated by many on this blog.
At the moment I'm using a bucket with a loosely fitting lid (no airlock) as my primary and a BB
carboy as ...