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Posted in thread: Question for those who use chest freezers for fermentation on 10-18-2011 at 08:00 PM
Most freezers run the refrigerant all around the box, so the temperature would tend to be
uniform no matter how you divided it.You could put some sort of heat source on the fermentation
side, hooked u...
Posted in thread: Over doing the Hops on this Oktoberfest? on 07-13-2011 at 06:09 PM
Yikes! That ingredient list looks better suited to an 8-9 gallon batch. In 5 gallons, you've
got something that looks more like a doppelbock than an Oktoberfest.Your standard Oktoberfest
has OG in the...
Posted in thread: Water amount question on 07-08-2011 at 07:21 PM
Gravity should end up being the same. Your hop utilization would be different, and you might
get slightly more caramelization and Maillard reactions on the smaller boil. So the end result
wouldn't be ...
Posted in thread: US version of German Munich Malt??? on 04-27-2011 at 06:07 PM
Briess is an American malting company that makes a Munich-style malt.
Posted in thread: How to measure out lactic acid on 04-21-2011 at 01:59 PM
I normally measure out my salts with a jeweler's scale into small dixie cups. I can hardly see
myself being able to "pour" out that small of an amount. I assume it's in liquid form, if not,
i'm an idi...
Posted in thread: Logo/Pint Glass Etching on 03-10-2011 at 02:57 PM
Another vote for #2.Logo #3 would look fantastic in color, but in black and white it doesn't
stand up as well.
Posted in thread: Mash tun (cooler) question on 03-08-2011 at 03:45 PM
I use the braid from a 3/4"x12" water heater supply line (Lowes part #25204) in a rectangular
40qt cooler. I've never had any problems with my hose staying rigid. :ban:
Posted in thread: Poll: what style (preferable within BJCP) do you brew the most? on 02-16-2011 at 09:26 PM
Chalk up another vote for American Pale Ale.
Posted in thread: Tried any good IPA's lately? on 10-08-2010 at 12:52 PM
Southern Tier Unearthly is at the top of my list right now. Big and balanced.
Posted in thread: Waterbear American Pale Ale on 04-10-2010 at 01:47 AM
Aw man, what a tease! When I saw the title of this thread, I got all excited expecting to see a
label with a tardigrade on it.