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  • Posted in thread: Whole hops left in Primary on 02-10-2011 at 03:08 AM
    So for the first time, I had to go with whole leaf hops (local store did not have the variety I
    needed in pellet form) and when I dumped my wort in primary, a ton of the buggers were left in
    (I was fl...

  • Posted in thread: Star San Film on Everything on 07-26-2009 at 04:49 PM
    thanks all!

  • Posted in thread: Star San Film on Everything on 07-13-2009 at 11:27 PM
    Yikes,Ok, so I have been a bit busy to brew for...well a few months longer than I care to
    admit. Back in March I dumped a bunch of my gear into a bottling bucket of Star San and
    promptly forgot about ...

  • Posted in thread: Racer 5 Question on 02-04-2009 at 08:10 PM
    Thanks all!Jim

  • Posted in thread: Racer 5 Question on 02-03-2009 at 11:41 PM
    I found this recipe for Racer 5 and as a new All Grain brewer -- and one that had some troubles
    with his temps the first time around -- i'm curious about the wording on the mash
    instructions.When they...

  • Posted in thread: Cooling Wort the Michigan way on 01-26-2009 at 09:17 PM
    Even though it was in the 80s in LA a week ago, I was able to cool down 6 gallons in my
    55-degree swimming pool (put it on an upside down pot on the second step and was able to get
    the temp down to 65...

  • Posted in thread: First AG -- Low OG on 01-20-2009 at 01:28 AM
    You really need to explain more about your mash and sparge process.What was your intial water
    to grist ratio? How much water did you add after that?How long did you mash for? What was the
    temp at the ...

  • Posted in thread: First AG -- Low OG on 01-19-2009 at 07:51 AM
    I added the water to the tun prior to adding the grain. Again, unfortunately I left the lid
    open while the water was coming down in temp so I quickly found myself below my strike temp
    trying to play c...

  • Posted in thread: First AG -- Low OG on 01-18-2009 at 05:43 PM
    I finally got my rig up and running and took my first swing at AG yesterday (brewing Ed's Haus
    Ale). My pre and post boil OGs were both rather low (.022 and .041 respectively) so I'm trying
    to narrow ...

  • Posted in thread: First AG this weekend! I'm EXCITED! Few q's on 01-16-2009 at 09:55 PM
    [QUOTE=springer;1068611]I use this online program for calculation or sparge temps and
    volumesuntitledSpringer: That is an amazing online calculator. I couldn't believe all the info
    it gives you! That ...