Last Activity:08-03-2015 11:08 PM
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Posted in thread: Messed up mash pH on 08-02-2015 at 05:52 PM
I was scraping out my mash tun today, just as I started my boil, and took a bite of the spent
grain. It was tart, because apparently all of my acid malt went to one spot. This wouldn't have
Posted in thread: Significance, S-bubble or 3 Piece Airlock? on 07-07-2015 at 03:17 PM
It doesn't really matter. However, if you get a crazy fermentation that spews out through the
air lock, the three piece is much easier to clean :)
Posted in thread: Propane Regulator Issue on 07-06-2015 at 11:58 PM
I didn't touch the side of the tank during the boil, so I'm not sure if it was cold or not.
However, I am in AZ, and it was around 105F outside while I was brewing. I'd think that would
be enough to k...
Posted in thread: Propane Regulator Issue on 07-06-2015 at 04:17 PM
I just used my new Edelmetall burner yesterday, and I was pretty impressed with how quickly it
got a boil going. However, something weird kept happening. About every ten minutes or so, I'd
lose the ro...
Posted in thread: Fermentation puzzle on 05-26-2015 at 08:37 PM
It might be due to the specialty malts. Those have more unfermentable sugars. Use fewer
specialty malts, and see if that helps.
Posted in thread: First IPA - Suggestions? on 05-21-2015 at 11:22 PM
For your grain bill, that is way too much crystal malt. No more than 5% of the malt should be
crystal malt for an IPA. I would also use 0.25-0.5# biscuit, 1# might be overwhelming.
Posted in thread: Tis' The Saison - Spiced Raspberry Ale on 04-14-2015 at 05:08 AM
Looks great! Glad it turned out well for you :)
Posted in thread: Your three favorite hops for an IPA on 03-12-2015 at 05:17 AM
Mosaic, Simcoe, cascade.
Posted in thread: Anyone brew 5 gallon batches on your kitchen stove? on 03-10-2015 at 01:51 AM
I have a small gas stove and use a heat stick to achieve a rolling boil. I do 5 gallon batches
and usually start with 7 gallons of preboil volume.
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 02-27-2015 at 04:49 AM
Helles - first lager I've ever made!