Last Activity:12-21-2013 8:00 AM
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Posted in thread: Lessons learned through experience on 12-17-2013 at 09:38 PM
Forget Mr.Malty, just make a big starter.When you go all grain, calibrate your thermometer.And,
what Dan said about checklists.
Posted in thread: Missing Wee Heavy Instructions on 12-13-2013 at 05:34 PM
I'd bet a dollar that if you contact Brewcraft, they'll email you a copy.Failing that, you
could post the ingredients and we could probably come pretty close to a working procedure. I've
heard that ki...
Posted in thread: OG is low IBU would be higher? on 10-21-2013 at 06:16 PM
In a word, yes. How much depends on the gravity. Plug the numbers into your recipe calculator
and see how it affects the IBUs. The easiest way is to dial back the efficiency setting until
it gives you...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Taste Test on 10-18-2013 at 06:51 PM
Haven't tried the Paulander or SA, but I thought the Hacker-Schorr was great.
Posted in thread: 40 qt on gas stove? on 10-15-2013 at 11:36 PM
Of course, it's not the size of the pot, it's how much is in it.On my gas stove, I have to
bridge over two of the burners in order to bring 4 gallons to a boil. When I brew, I actually
split the boil ...
Posted in thread: High O.G? on 10-14-2013 at 11:24 PM
Me, I'm guessing that the difference between 1.086 and 1.088 is about as insignificant as it
gets.Enjoy your brew, it'll be fine.
Posted in thread: U.S Golding in a oatmeal stout on 10-12-2013 at 05:05 PM
Must be a shortage on EKG, same thing happened here. For an oatmeal stout, there is not much,
if any, hop character. So as long as you adjust the amount to take the AA% into account, you
should be fin...
Posted in thread: Using Rice syrup solids for yeast starter on 10-11-2013 at 09:22 PM
Ideally, your starter should hvae similar properties to the wort. For example, the general
advice is to use DME in preparation for an all-grain wort.I guess that for a GF beer, things
are a bit differ...
Posted in thread: Anyone have experience with London Ale III? on 10-11-2013 at 06:50 PM
Well I've only used it once, on a porter that we'll be repeating soon. It came out great. I'll
be using it again.If you're really "going back and forth" (I do that a lot, too), then your
only choice i...
Posted in thread: Corn syrup for amber ale? on 10-05-2013 at 07:30 PM
Well lets see -- I assume we're talking about brewers corn syrup not Karo, right?According to
the Cargill website, and using rounded numbers: the syrup is 16% water, and the rest is 80%