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Posted in thread: Chai beer ? on 01-29-2012 at 05:40 PM
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Posted in thread: Anyone use 1/2" OD copper tubing in CFC? on 07-26-2009 at 02:28 AM
I've read the 27 pages of the "how to build a CFC" thread and it's all 3/8" OD tubing. I've
already got ~40 feet of 1/2" OD and wonder if you could use it in a CFC with a regular 5/8" ID
garden hose. ...
Posted in thread: Forgot hop addition, oops on 05-05-2009 at 05:06 PM
So, I was observing rule number 1 (relax, have a home brew) and I forgot to add my last .3 oz
of cascade to my pale ale at flame out. I usually transfer this one to a secondary and dry hop
with an oun...
Posted in thread: How hard is it to make bad beer? on 08-27-2008 at 04:16 AM
Please, stories welcome.I have been doing AG for about a year now. I have some of the classic
issues, eg low efficiency at times, missing my mash temp, desire for more and better equipment
Posted in thread: Ommegang Hennepin Yeast on 05-01-2008 at 12:47 AM
Update:Pulled first pint about 5 min ago. Half of it is gone:cross: Taste is really good. Not
as much ester as I would have thought, but I did not ferment at high temps (~65-68F). Color is
just a shad...
Posted in thread: Aeration of first All grain on 04-25-2008 at 02:47 AM
How do the pourers among you deal with the trub? I stir briskly during chilling to draw the
trub to the center then siphon with a "sterilized" steel wool tied to the end of my siphon then
shake like h...
Posted in thread: Saison fermenting on 04-24-2008 at 01:02 AM
I have a hennepin clone fermented with cultured yeast from a hennepin bottle currently being
force carbed in a keg. I am without a temperature controlled fermentation chamber (read: to
lazy to build o...
Posted in thread: Ommegang Hennepin Yeast on 04-07-2008 at 03:25 PM
You're totally right. I was just using some leftover I had that was close to the same AA. With
the quantities involved I don't think it will matter much.
Posted in thread: Ommegang Hennepin Yeast on 04-06-2008 at 04:41 PM
Update:Gravity readings have apparently stopped at 1.010. OG was 1.076 so the apparent
attenuation is 86.8% at this point. Transfered to secondary after 20 days. Of course, the yeast
has been washed a...
Posted in thread: Ommegang Hennepin Yeast on 03-27-2008 at 03:22 AM
Recipe roughly based on write-up from BYO.com and another recipe that I can't seem to find
right now. I increased the grain bill and sugar amounts (substituting table sugar) due to my