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Posted in thread: first aeration stone on 02-18-2014 at 02:38 AM
i used an aeration stone with a pure oxygen bottle last night. my gravity was 1.062 and the
instructions said to aerate it with the stone for 2 minutes. it didnt say how much im supposed
to open the v...
Posted in thread: effects of spices at different times on 12-20-2013 at 08:03 PM
im starting to get a little more creative with special ingredients/spices and such to my beers.
But i havent really figured out what the effects the ingredients will have if i put them in at
Posted in thread: coffee Toddy? on 11-18-2013 at 07:59 PM
sounds easier than i thought, but just to be clear, im adding the cold press coffee to the
beer, not the coffee grounds right?Sorry the last time i looked this subject up i couldnt tell
if the coffee ...
Posted in thread: coffee Toddy? on 11-18-2013 at 05:15 AM
I was thinking of doing a coffee stout/porter. for this, it seems i can do 1 of 2 things,
either put in some amount of ground coffee into the last few mins of the boil or at FO, or i
add a coffee todd...
Posted in thread: whats worse? on 09-30-2013 at 06:50 AM
i have a temp strip on the carboy. ive heard they dont give very accurate reading of the beer
itself, but it did register a temp change from 70 down to 62. i have the temp fluctuating
between 62 and 6...
Posted in thread: whats worse? on 09-29-2013 at 07:33 PM
i think im trying to choose the leser of two evils here. iv'e got a brew going right now, first
one ive brewed in my new house. but i cant find that perfect spot for my carboy that keeps a
Posted in thread: first attempt at building a recipie on 09-26-2013 at 05:26 PM
i figured the same thing, i dunno for the heck of it i added half of the pumpkin mash to the
mash itself and the other half will go into the boil.
Posted in thread: first attempt at building a recipie on 09-26-2013 at 07:58 AM
ok, im brewing tomorrow so i should be fine.just out of curiosity, ive talked to a few brewers
and some of them throw the mashed pumkin into the boil as well. this is kind of a general
question, but w...
Posted in thread: first attempt at building a recipie on 09-25-2013 at 05:56 AM
ok new development, i was going to brew today, then i got called into work. and based on my
schedule i wont be able to brew until at least sunday. unfortunately i already baked and mashed
up the pumpk...
Posted in thread: first attempt at building a recipie on 09-24-2013 at 01:17 AM
good info! thanks!However i already bought my grains, the recipie was another one i found that
was tried and true. the spices i still plan on doing but i really want the flavors to be
subtle. i have 1...