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  • Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 12-07-2011 at 08:41 PM
    Yopper,So this would be a 5 gal batch right? So 6 gal boil? 60 min boil? 60 min mash?

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 11-11-2011 at 02:22 AM
    How many oz of priming sugar has everyone been using for this?? I used 5 oz but doesn't seem to
    be carbonating. Unsure whether it is too little sugar or the temps of 55 to 60 in my garage are
    too low ...

  • Posted in thread: Old Fezziwig Clone on 11-10-2011 at 08:36 PM
    What were the OG and FG for this brew?? What yeast did you use??

  • Posted in thread: mash temp on 11-06-2011 at 03:03 PM
    Won't that bring out those tanins I don't want by doing this process though?

  • Posted in thread: mash temp on 11-06-2011 at 02:52 PM
    Add some boiling water and stir well. If you have brewing software it will make this
    calculation for you. If you don't have brewing software you'll have to ballpark it or find the
    calculations somewhe...

  • Posted in thread: mash temp on 11-06-2011 at 02:47 PM
    So I was suppose to mash at 152* and heated strike water to about 168* to compensate. Well once
    I got the grains mixed well I was at 143*. Is there anything I can do and/or am I ok?? Thoughts
    or sugge...

  • Posted in thread: mash tun too big? on 11-05-2011 at 12:11 AM
    I've got a 70qt Coleman, that I've used for mashes from 15 lbs. up to 40 lbs. without any
    issues. I have a copper manifold and only batch sparge.I don't bother with 5 gallon batches.
    Why do the same a...

  • Posted in thread: mash tun too big? on 11-04-2011 at 12:10 PM
    slightly off topic but those 70 qt square igloo max cold roller coolers can't actually hold 70
    qts. (although the rectangular extreme ones are different) They have a lid that is domed and
    they count t...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 11-04-2011 at 12:08 PM
    brewing a fat tire clone either saturday or sundayWhat's your recipe??

  • Posted in thread: mash tun too big? on 11-03-2011 at 10:37 PM
    I'd be worried about 2 things: temp loss and grain-bed depth.A 70 quart cooler will hold about
    a 45 pound mash full, so use that as your barometer for space used vs head space in the tun.
    Maybe someon...