Last Activity:10-12-2012 5:12 PM
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency on 06-22-2012 at 07:18 PM
I dont know what the hell I did wrong then. Held my mash temperature for 75 minutes at 150. Had
a good crush. Ran it thru the mill twice at the LHBS. I just want to get it from 3.75 to
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency on 06-22-2012 at 07:06 PM
Brewed a blonde ale yesterday and batch sparged for the first time. Needless to say I sparged
way to fast and had terrible efficiency. 55% terrible in fact.If this fully fermented, which it
should it ...
Posted in thread: Stuck Sparge on 06-09-2012 at 01:44 AM
maybe i'll be pleasantly surprised. i'll be happy with 75% =)
Posted in thread: Stuck Sparge on 06-09-2012 at 12:03 AM
Not sure if what I did was right, but this is what I did and got things going again.Batch
Sparging for the first time and got a stuck sparge with about 2 gallons run-off. Tried stirring
grain and vorl...
Posted in thread: Coffee on 11-30-2011 at 04:25 PM
Racking my Robust Porter over to the secondary today on top of 1oz of lightly ground
coffee.Should I add this straight to the secondary, or should I put it in a hop bag, then add
it?What have you guys...
Posted in thread: Iodophor Expiration on 11-11-2011 at 08:24 PM
Just bought a new bottle of Iodophor at the LHBS. When I got home, I noticed it had a date near
the top of the bottle that read 4/20/11. I'm not sure if this is an expiration date, or a
Posted in thread: Robust/Coffee Porter on 11-03-2011 at 01:15 AM
Plan on winging a Porter next week. This will be my last extract brew before flipping over to
AG (yay!)I'm pretty sure I'm going to add some ground coffee beans to the secondary. Not sure
how much yet...
Posted in thread: ESB Recipe Critique on 08-17-2011 at 07:30 PM
I don't drink these often, and have yet to brew one, but I had a nice one at a brew fest a few
weeks back and decided this would be my next home brew. I went through a few books of mine to
come up wit...
Posted in thread: Another American Pale Ale...Thoughts needed on 08-10-2011 at 12:07 AM
Yeah I would dry hop an ounce or 2 of something floral. you could stay the cascade route or
Posted in thread: first fruit help on 07-17-2011 at 09:41 PM
I just made a raspberry wheat that I racked onto 5 lbs of frozen raspberries. Turned out a bit
tart, but has been mellowing. It also turned my beer pink. If I had to do it over again I'd go
with 2.5 t...