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Posted in thread: Question for my California homebrewers on 07-30-2015 at 03:04 PM
I collect it all and put it in the washing machine as well. I also leave the hose on pretty low
and it probably takes an hour or an hour and a half to chill. But that is including how hot it
was when ...
Posted in thread: Do I need a pump to all-grain? on 07-25-2015 at 04:51 AM
it seems like if i do not want to get a pump, I basically just need to move the water with a
smaller vessel and then sparge using gravity. alternatively, i could pick up the whole big pot
and go for t...
Posted in thread: Do I need a pump to all-grain? on 07-25-2015 at 01:29 AM
i appreciate all of the discussion. I am thinking about just lifting it using a 1 gallon jug or
something. pardon my ignorance, but how much spare water would i need for a 5 gallon batch? If
its few e...
Posted in thread: Do I need a pump to all-grain? on 07-23-2015 at 05:25 PM
My birthday, and incidentally my first year home brewing anniversary, is coming up in
September. Being the good homebrewer I am, I have a huge list of things I want and my be asking
for. Obviously not...
Posted in thread: first infection? on 07-23-2015 at 05:13 PM
I chilled the sample down and tasted again, no bad flavor at all really. I decided to bottle it
and waited 2 days to sample again. no bad flavor at all in the warm sample. I am so happy I
took my worr...
Posted in thread: first infection? on 07-20-2015 at 03:15 PM
It fermented at 68, which doesn't seem that out of line to me. I'm trying to decide between
bottling it or just chucking it. I'll wait until tomorrow and take another reading though and
see where we a...
Posted in thread: first infection? on 07-20-2015 at 02:08 AM
I think I finally did it... I think I infected a batch of beer.It is a More Beer American Wheat
fermented with White Labs American Hefeweizen yeast. It was my second 5 gallon batch (had been
using my ...
Posted in thread: competition advice on 07-07-2015 at 12:20 AM
Had a little bit of a humbling moment on my last brew day. It was my second time using my new
kettle and got 4 gallons instead of 5 into the fermenter... I drained the hop sludge and stuff
after i got...
Posted in thread: competition advice on 07-05-2015 at 09:21 PM
Maybe your pales are too bitter? All comments are good feedback. Just from that one comment you
have a few questions you can answer about your pales:[*]Is this an off flavor? Astringency from
Posted in thread: competition advice on 07-04-2015 at 11:23 PM
I have been brewing for about 9 months and am wanting to see if I am actually getting anywhere.
My first few batches were obviously bad and it was easy to tell. I am getting to the point
where I think...