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Posted in thread: mauribrew yeast?? on 05-18-2012 at 03:16 AM
I go through about a brick a year and experimented with different pitch quantities, building it
up into a starter, re-constituting it prior to pitch, etc... but never did any temperature
trials. I fou...
Posted in thread: Mashing in the oven instead of a tun on 01-14-2012 at 05:41 PM
I just tried this with a full mash (feel the burn in those biceps, baby). I got the mash (11#
grain) up to 155 on the stovetop and pre-heated the oven to 170f (lowest possible). Turned off
the oven an...
Posted in thread: Amber Bock Clone? on 09-15-2011 at 07:49 PM
I'm going to try this one, but use Crystal 120 since I don't have any 90. It's my evil
stepmother's favorite beer. If I can keep her lubricated with this stuff, Christmas will go
much smoother. Thanks...
Posted in thread: Can't decide B3 or Brew Magic on 07-17-2011 at 03:32 PM
I can ship a car coast to coast for $800And you could probably fit 2 Sabcos in it too ;o)
Posted in thread: Belgian quad conditing question... on 07-09-2011 at 03:30 PM
If you want to get fancy, try SPUNDING. Of course, it's too late for this batch, probably,
since you need to transfer from primary to keg before all 'primary' fermentation is complete.
In other words,...
Posted in thread: Testing fermentability of crystal malt on 06-24-2011 at 06:41 PM
Excellent work, nilo. I ran across this thread while I was tweaking my estimated OG field in my
brewing spreadsheet. I had been using 50% efficiency for crystal malts and have now upped it to
the 72% ...
Posted in thread: Brew Masters on Discovery w/ Sam Calagione on 12-11-2010 at 08:46 PM
I'm sending Sam a bottle of iodine for Christmas so he can tell when the conversion is finished
Posted in thread: RIMS VS HERMS, what if? on 11-24-2010 at 09:47 PM
I was doing a little research and couldn't resist. I shouldn't bash too much though, I have a
Chickalob Ultra clone in the fridge for my neighbor who replaced my mailbox when it got smashed
while I wa...
Posted in thread: RIMS VS HERMS, what if? on 11-24-2010 at 04:27 PM
AB is a good point to make, it may not be my go to bland beer but a BL always taste like a
Bl.... yea, and I'm sure my pee still tastes like it did when I was a curious tot, but I'm not
going to drink...
Posted in thread: Stir, RIMS, HERMS ... non-insulated systems. on 11-24-2010 at 04:13 PM
While in the process of building a stirring system for my Mash tun, I read thru old posts and
it seems like a new survey might be in order. Obviously, there's time and cost associated with
adding a st...