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  • Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 08-10-2015 at 07:52 PM
    I've been following this thread since the beginning. I have nothing to add except thank you's
    to everyone for the inspiration. Early in the thread, there were discussions on hop stands so I
    did my fir...

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-14-2015 at 10:03 AM
    Nice. I'm due to win something eventually!

  • Posted in thread: Help! My 1y/o kid just shoved a salad tongs into a carboy, backwards. on 07-07-2015 at 12:24 AM
    Meh, next time take it back and tell them it came that way.

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 07-06-2015 at 10:21 AM
    Have you checked your hydrometer lately? It may be off. 1.004 is low for a beer that isn't
    infected.Mash temp and yeast selection play a big role in FG. I recently made my cream ale,
    mashed at 147, fe...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-24-2015 at 07:24 PM
    In, thank you!

  • Posted in thread: How long will beer last in a bottle on 06-17-2015 at 10:18 AM
    I think Chadwick's response is misleading. Beers shouldn't take years to come together. A well
    made beer can be enjoyed in as little as 14 days. As Yooper mentioned, you have time on your
    side. You ca...

  • Posted in thread: Basement vs garage storage for grain on 06-14-2015 at 12:49 PM
    I brew in my garage but I used to keep my grains in the basement. Then I got tired of carrying
    them up. I keep my opened sacks in 5 gal food-safe buckets and unopened bags on a shelf off the
    ground. B...

  • Posted in thread: A few questions about properly measuring volume on 05-20-2015 at 11:15 AM
    Agree that the software out there can account for fermenter losses, but to my knowledge
    fermenter losses are not used in finding brew house efficiency... you for clarifying. In my
    first post, I said ...

  • Posted in thread: A few questions about properly measuring volume on 05-20-2015 at 10:05 AM
    Actually, most applications I've seen account for fermenter losses. It is variable but a good
    starting point is about 0.5 gal. Knowing that, one can more accurately estimate needed
    post-boil volume.I ...

  • Posted in thread: A few questions about properly measuring volume on 05-19-2015 at 08:12 PM
    I do all of my measurements at room temperature. If I need (for instance) 12.75 gal preboil
    (assuming I correctly accounted for absorption and MT losses) and I measure 13.25 gal at the
    start of the bo...


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