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Posted in thread: steeping grain bill on 12-10-2013 at 01:30 AM
For steeping grains you will get next to no fermentable sugars from them (basically you can
call it zero), all of your fermentables will be coming from the extract. All you use steeping
grains for is ...
Posted in thread: steeping grain bill on 12-09-2013 at 01:23 AM
Unfortunately not. The % is referring to the "total extract" or "total gravity" of the grain
bill. Each grain (or anything else that adds gravity) has a "potential extract". For instance,
dme usually ...
Posted in thread: 1469 stalled out??? on 12-06-2013 at 01:43 AM
I did a smoked porter with this yeast and had the same problem. FG not low enough after 2
weeks, so swirl/rouse, 1 week later, same FG. So I said, meh, and bottled it. Then the bottles
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 11-30-2013 at 01:07 AM
How about a book entitled Beer: It's What's For Dinner.
Posted in thread: Last hop on earth!!!!!! on 11-24-2013 at 03:46 AM
I'm gonna go off the beaten path and say Northern Brewer. Very versatile.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 11-20-2013 at 08:17 PM
When you get out the big pot to make a batch of chili and your 4 year old immediately asks "
dad are you making beer?"
Posted in thread: Now its a parti! on 11-18-2013 at 08:16 PM
Yeah I steeped some more black malt and roasted barely in the 2nd runnings so I would get a
stout and not a brown/porter.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 11-18-2013 at 07:16 PM
When it's 8:30 pm at the end of your brew day and you realize you haven't eaten since
Posted in thread: Now its a parti! on 11-18-2013 at 02:38 PM
I just did my 1st official parti-gyle last night. Imperial stout with 1st runnings and
American/dry stout with the rest. It was so much fun! A little more work + a lot more
calculations = 2 (hopefully...
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 11-18-2013 at 02:33 PM
50412 + 4 gal American/dry stout + 2.25 gal imperial stout50418.25