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Posted in thread: Brew Day Traditions on 08-14-2014 at 12:06 PM
It's always noon somewhere :mug:I almost always have something in the smoker when I'm brewing.
Posted in thread: Second Brew Going Better on 08-13-2014 at 09:08 PM
When I started brewing, I made a plan in MS Word and recorded things in the same document. Here
is one that I copied and pasted: (beware of the wall of text)Steep Grains (1.6oz Black Patent
Malt, 7oz ...
Posted in thread: Boil Kettle size help on 08-07-2014 at 10:58 AM
I used a turkey frier for a while. You CAN do a 5 gallon batch with it. It worked ok but you
need to watch it like a hawk and keep your hand on the gas valve. You're so close to a
boilover. It was not...
Posted in thread: Pre-boil SG Ok. Post Boil Volume Pretty close. Post Boil gravity LOW on 08-07-2014 at 03:32 AM
I know that with beersmith if I am making a recipe that has sugar added to it, I need to input
the recipe without the sugar, write down the expected preboil gravity, and then put the sugar
into the re...
Posted in thread: Hello From BISMARCK ND on 08-06-2014 at 09:37 PM
Nope, no man camps for me. I've lived here my whole life.
Posted in thread: Hello From BISMARCK ND on 08-06-2014 at 07:47 AM
Welcome! I'm north west of you, but I'm in Mandan fairly often. Wish I were there more often
because you guys have a brew club in town.
Posted in thread: Keep missing my OG and FG targets on 08-06-2014 at 07:44 AM
An extract batch finishing around 1.020 is pretty common. The only way I could consistently get
extract batches to finish lower was late additions.
Posted in thread: Keep missing my OG and FG targets on 08-05-2014 at 04:50 AM
^^ a refractometer would cause what u r seeing
Posted in thread: noob freak out on 08-04-2014 at 11:48 PM
You're freaking yourself out. Relax.
Posted in thread: Struggles with FG.... Is it a yeast or mash issue? on 08-04-2014 at 11:40 PM
I cannot speak from experience as I don't use a refractometer post fermentation. I do use one
to check pre and post boil gravity, but I use a hydrometer for post checks. My understanding
though is yes...