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  • Did homebrew 30 years ago as school project
  • Ten Step Program Ale
  • SS oatmeal Stout
  • Alesmith IPA
  • Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout
    Alesmith IPA
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  • Posted in thread: 15 gal batch size, 20 gal kettle big enough? on 03-21-2013 at 07:54 PM
    That little bit of time to make sure you don't boil it over pays off with an extra 5 gallons of
    beer.!!I just started doing 15 with 20 gal.pot but before last batch I never used Fermcap but I
    bought i...

  • Posted in thread: Best brewing tool.... on 03-21-2013 at 02:22 AM
    No it doesn't work for that kind of stuff ,but you can sit across the kitchen and put the red
    dot on a 2 L flask and see it get to 211 so you can quick turn it down.Before it boils
    over.Find drafts on...

  • Posted in thread: Best brewing tool.... on 03-21-2013 at 01:47 AM
    I bought a cheapy infered thermometer out of a bin at Sears and I have got to tell everyone
    that it is the most useful thing in "MY" tool box.It seems to work perfect for carboy
    temps,starter,yeast pa...

  • Posted in thread: Big Lager Woes on 03-15-2013 at 12:13 AM
    No, I do know how to brew a lager but the fact that my stepped up starters with wl833 were not
    looking healthy that I decided to go to wyeast munich lager .My starters if healthy and by the
    looks of t...

  • Posted in thread: Big Lager Woes on 03-13-2013 at 11:32 PM
    Made a 7.5 gal.batch of Celebrator+Dopple ,,Sg of 1.092! Extra 1/2 # maple sugar-1/2# DME
    -extra # 2 row and a good concoction mash, hit all steps then 156 for an hour. But my WL 833
    starters did'nt d...

  • Posted in thread: Overflow! on 03-13-2013 at 01:43 PM
    Had a little problem with overflow racking my 6 week old Gruagach Scottish ale from my 6 gal.
    carboy in to a corny keg .I purged the keg and started siphoning then I let it overflow and
    tilted it over...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast PSST. on 03-08-2013 at 08:41 PM
    The problem is after stepping it up I still see no growth.But I have not checked SG as I didnt
    realize till it was dumped that the layer of yeast was 1/32"

  • Posted in thread: Yeast PSST. on 03-08-2013 at 06:38 PM
    2 WL833 no Psst at all? Now I am having a problem with starter growth.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast PSST. on 03-08-2013 at 05:16 PM
    Should all vials open with a PSST? WL833?

  • Posted in thread: I guess I am not CELEBRATORING on 03-08-2013 at 05:14 PM
    That said should I make one more 2L wort and pour on decanted yeast flask to just sit instead
    of chilling in fridge , while the other flask is on stirplate?