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Posted in thread: Flaked oats and lactose? on 10-24-2013 at 01:31 AM
I'm making a chocolate stout this weekend and I have about 12 and a half pounds of grain going
into it. 1 pound of the bill is flaked oats. I'm also thinking about adding a half pound of
lactose to th...
Posted in thread: Newb to Kegging? on 03-28-2013 at 11:55 PM
Thanks. That helps.
Posted in thread: Newb to Kegging? on 03-27-2013 at 08:27 PM
Cool. Yeah that's what I have and it is inside my chest freezer. My SP for my Johnson
controller is at 40 degrees right now. Do you know how much a typical full tank should weigh?
Posted in thread: Newb to Kegging? on 03-27-2013 at 07:34 PM
I guess I shouldn't have used the pressure. The C02 level of my 5lb tank, the needle dropped
down a lot. It dropped from being basically full to 3/4 as I was pouring the first beer of the
keg. Does th...
Posted in thread: Newb to Kegging? on 03-27-2013 at 07:27 PM
The beer came out perfectly and everything looks fine. Needed a bit more carbonation. It
dropped a lot enough at one time for me to notice the needle drop out of the corner of my eye.
I don't have the...
Posted in thread: Newb to Kegging? on 03-27-2013 at 07:22 PM
I kegged for the first time about 5 days ago and did my own version of carbonation which was
about 15psi for the first 3-4 days at 50 degrees and the last two days at around 9psi at
serving temp. When...
Posted in thread: First All-Grain Recipe ?'s on 03-12-2013 at 03:10 PM
Thanks for the quick reply.What does oversparge mean to the beer and how will that negatively
Posted in thread: First All-Grain Recipe ?'s on 03-12-2013 at 03:02 PM
This past weekend I brewed my first all-grain batch. The recipe was called "St. James Dry
Stout". Everything went pretty smoothly with the exception of a few things. I believe I mashed
and sparged a b...
Posted in thread: Wilmington NC beer destinations on 01-27-2013 at 09:05 PM
I lived in Wilmington for 6 years and Cape Fear Wine & Beer is my go to for awesome brews. They
always have cool stuff on staff and everything in bottles you can imagine. I always find a
bunch of new ...
Posted in thread: New Kettle Defects on 01-27-2013 at 08:44 PM
I just tried buffing with a 310 scuffing paper and it took it out. I also was able to bend the
lid edge back into place even though I will probably never really use the lid. Anyway, thanks
for your re...