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Posted in thread: adding water due to boiling off on 12-06-2013 at 10:23 PM
If you are sure of your boil off amount before the boil, yes add that amount. If you are not
sure of the boil off amount, add the top off volume to the fermentor. Amount of boil off can
Posted in thread: Adding oatmeal to extract batches on 12-06-2013 at 04:51 PM
Would like to add oatmeal to a stout I'm making. How do you add them? Do I have to mash them or
can I steep them with my specialty grains? And how mooch and what type of oats. I'm doing a 5
Posted in thread: Good hops to complement Chinook? on 12-06-2013 at 04:38 PM
I bought a few kits of the Chinook IPA from NB on their Columbus Day sale and I wanted to make
the beer a bit more interesting. I've made 2 of the 3 I bought, and liked them, but for the
third, I was ...
Posted in thread: Beginners Mild on 12-06-2013 at 04:28 PM
I have a Nylon hop bag, same concept? Thought it required mash tun and all thatSteep vs mash.
Steeping grains is to extract color and flavor. The grains are held in water for 20 to 30
minutes, as the ...
Posted in thread: First brew complete.... really disappointed on 12-06-2013 at 02:45 PM
Photo of my swamp cooler set up. Resturant bussing tray almost filled with water. Cotton towel
to wick water. Fan to provide extra cooling power if it is needed. The thermo strip is
uncovered and away...
Posted in thread: Beginners Mild on 12-06-2013 at 03:26 AM
Firestone DBA is the beer name, HEB is a Texas grocer, LBK is little brown kegThanks, that
Posted in thread: Woodfordes wherry on 12-05-2013 at 11:56 PM
May have been a little early to take off the yeast cake. Could be a little sweeter than
typical. Fermentation will not continue under pressure in a keg. At least you don't have to
worry about bottle b...
Posted in thread: Bottling from secondary Fermentor? on 12-05-2013 at 11:38 PM
You can bottle from your secondary if you have marked volume increments that are accurate. If
you have marked it for volume then you will know how much priming sugar to add. Sediment in the
Posted in thread: Beginners Mild on 12-05-2013 at 11:28 PM
big fan of Ambers, if you pick up Firestone DBA from HEB it's my right kind of taste, although
the brew I do is a bit heavier (more malt)That being said I am intrigued by the concept of
Posted in thread: Black Beauty vs Red Baron on 12-05-2013 at 11:23 PM
Is there a difference?I picked up a BB and I really don't care for it. The caps can get held by
the magnet crooked and wind up deforming while capping.I thought it might be a good idea to
pick one up ...