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  • Posted in thread: What mashing temperature is recommended for MO and safale S0-4 brew? on 08-24-2013 at 03:07 PM
    I mash pale ales at 150ish which makes the wort a little more fermentable.

  • Posted in thread: IDIOT ALERT [me (Noobs Pointless post 7)] on 08-24-2013 at 02:28 PM
    Brewing today. I heat my strike water a little over strike temp to heat my mash tun. While
    stirring to bring the temp down I dropped my thermometer. Instinctively I tried to catch it. I
    did catch it, ...

  • Posted in thread: how long can i ferment in primary on 08-23-2013 at 04:14 AM
    I concur with all of the above. Life has even dried out my air lock (refilled immediately upon
    discovery mind you) and the beer was great. I'm not sure about "S" style air locks but a dry
    three piece ...

  • Posted in thread: Beer still undercarbed after on week in bottle on 08-23-2013 at 04:02 AM
    Brew another batch. Watching that batch ferment will occupy your time as the first conditions
    and since you'll be drinking the first batch as the second conditions you won't be fretting
    about it. It's...

  • Posted in thread: 18 to 24 month old 11.2% Horizon on 08-23-2013 at 03:30 AM
    That's the thing about Scottish ale, hop flavor and aroma are supposed to be "none to low"
    according to Ray Daniels' Designing Great Beers (Table 24.1; Page 284). Which is why I thought
    old hops would...

  • Posted in thread: 18 to 24 month old 11.2% Horizon on 08-23-2013 at 01:08 AM
    I have some 11.2% Horizon hops (pellets) that I vacuum sealed and placed in the freezer some 18
    to 24 months ago. I'm considering using them to bitter a Scottish 80/. Should I (A) not do this
    and use ...

  • Posted in thread: First all grain today on 04-05-2013 at 12:48 AM
    In the beer you have now, the hop flavor will mellow with time. Set six of those beautiful
    beers aside. Try one in a six months or so.

  • Posted in thread: Noobs Pointless Post #6 on 04-04-2013 at 03:19 AM
    I had to take a forced vacation day. Just to annoy the Man I scheduled it for a Friday. Sad I
    know, having a Friday off and all. I mean, Iím a hard working American, what am I supposed to
    do with a da...

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith mash question on 06-27-2012 at 02:59 AM
    Beersmith adjusts for tun temp and tun deadspace and intital grain temp etc. all of these
    things can be adjusted for your personal set up. I had to just get in there and click this and
    that until I fe...

  • Posted in thread: Good YouTube channel resources for homebrewers? on 05-23-2012 at 11:39 PM
    +1 on Basic Brewing Video, I don't know about Ben's Homebrew but be careful with Craigtube.
    Craigtube is one of the videos that convinced me to start homebrewing so props to him for that.
    But I watch ...