Last Activity:08-30-2015 9:30 PM
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Posted in thread: Pumpkin beer and steeping grains on 08-29-2015 at 01:16 PM
For me, I would worry more about the flavor than the color. When trying to adjust the color,
some suggest using an ounce or two of dark grains like carafa II special for a five gallon
batch. This is p...
Posted in thread: Favorite Looking Homebrew Competition Medals on 08-28-2015 at 02:09 AM
I like that, brick haus. Did you put that together yourself or was it presented to you that
Posted in thread: Improving my beer on 08-22-2015 at 02:02 AM
I'm not sure how steadily you hold your fermentation temperature when you say "I ferment at the
proper temperatures based on the yeast I'm using," but if you don't have one, you might want to
Posted in thread: Favorite Looking Homebrew Competition Medals on 08-22-2015 at 01:53 AM
Summer has pretty much come and gone. Did the new season bring anyone any medals you especially
like the looks of?
Posted in thread: Will I Be Able To Brew Without Any Problem? on 08-17-2015 at 06:01 PM
You'll definitely have off flavors, but I would see it through. I had a similar situation when
I brewed on a really hot day and had some unexpected problems when it came time to chill the
wort. In sho...
Posted in thread: How to wash the fermenter? on 08-07-2015 at 02:52 PM
+1 to what jafo28 said, particularly about not using anything abrasive on the bucket.
Posted in thread: Stuck Sparge Hell! on 08-04-2015 at 01:53 AM
+1 to what Hopper5000 said. If possible, taste a sample after you have boiled and cooled it. If
it tastes OK, I'd say you are good to go, but if you find it harsh and astringent (and you'll
know it if...
Posted in thread: need help fast!! on 07-30-2015 at 01:22 AM
+1 to what Brewskey said.
Posted in thread: need help fast!! on 07-30-2015 at 01:17 AM
If this is it, I found a list of the fermentable sugars here: states 3 lb of liquid malt
extract (and then the rest of the sugars), so you're gravity might come in a little high if you
add all of it...
Posted in thread: freezer or fridge on 06-10-2015 at 12:52 AM
If you are that serious already and willing to spend a little money, +1 to the fermentation
chamber. What you spend in money and time to build it, you will save yourself in time and