Last Activity:05-26-2014 9:06 PM
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Posted in thread: Your best kit on 05-10-2014 at 06:37 PM
Northern Brewer's Bourbon Barrel Porter
Posted in thread: 2-Row vs. Maris Otter efficiency? on 05-10-2014 at 06:34 PM
I've been doing 2.5 gal BIAB batches for a little over a year now and I've dialed my process in
pretty consistently. LHBS double crushes my grains, mash for an hour (don't lose more than 1
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel Carbonation on 05-09-2014 at 01:59 PM
Just leave it alone. Took my triple a month to carb up fully. I didn't cold crash it first, but
I think you'll be fine. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Beginner mistake on 05-09-2014 at 01:56 PM
Carry on. Sounds like you'll have some beer on your hands in a week or two. Sent from my iPhone
using Home Brew
Posted in thread: How's it look? on 05-09-2014 at 11:44 AM
Fair enough. They do make munich LME so you could use that if you wanted. And then just go with
the light DME or LME. The issue I've had with the munich LME is that you are rarely using a
Posted in thread: How's it look? on 05-08-2014 at 10:17 PM
I wouldn't use amber dry extract. I'd use the light dry extract and get all the color/caramel
flavor from the steeping grains. Otherwise, looks great. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: How to use Oats with a beer kit? on 05-08-2014 at 10:15 PM
My understanding is you need to mini/partial mash the oats with 2-row or something similar to
convert them. You can use flaked oats or you can use old fashioned rolled oats (not quick
oats). You do no...
Posted in thread: Insulating My Pot on 05-06-2014 at 09:36 PM
I stick my 5gal pot/mash tun/brew kettle in the oven when I BIAB. I have it preheated to 200F
then turn off the oven and stick the pot in there. Never lose more than 1-2 degrees in the
course on an ho...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter w/ two-month old smack packs on 05-05-2014 at 12:22 PM
Just make a starter with the one you already smacked. A date on January won't hurt the starter
too much. This is one of the reasons to make a starter. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Consistent Gravity Readings, not enough attentuation on 04-29-2014 at 02:25 AM
Have you calibrated your hydrometer? Mine is off by 0.004. That could be where your "missing"
gravity points are.