Last Activity:10-21-2013 12:45 AM
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Posted in thread: How long shall I boil my hopbags in water for perfect sterilisation? on 09-06-2013 at 10:03 AM
i would put mine in star san. Boiling for 10 minutes should get you just as sanitized. But i
feel like as long as the bags are wet with star san they are sanitized. The boiled bag can get
Posted in thread: Fermentation generates heat? on 09-06-2013 at 10:00 AM
Fermentation always generates heat, it's thermo-elastic .... Always be careful because if you
don't have a fermenting chamber you could be fermenting a bit high... I like to ferment on the
low end of ...
Posted in thread: WYEAST Activator Smack Pack arrived hot in mail..... on 09-04-2013 at 11:54 AM
I'd say if your too last minute for a starter then smack the pack ASAP at room temp to get the
yeast viable quickly... My LHBS told me to smack 1 day / month old prior to brew day.... If
your pack has...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 09-03-2013 at 06:35 PM
No problem with my hops unless the supplier packaged them incorrectly and I highly doubt
that.Actually, I don't believe there's anything wrong with this beer. It's just more hoppy than
I personally pr...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 09-03-2013 at 01:50 AM
Here I am back with the kegging day info :) it's been sitting in primary for 30 days at 20/68
degrees and today was kegging day :) I skipped the secondary and finning agent that was
recomended :) The ...
Posted in thread: My 2-time gold winning American IPA on 09-02-2013 at 12:53 AM
Stop looking on the app only. Open with a browser and you will see the info.Hahahahaha realy ?
The app hides stuff ?
Posted in thread: My 2-time gold winning American IPA on 09-01-2013 at 10:21 AM
Mash at 154 for 60min. I had 70%effAmerican Rahr (2 row) Pale: 11.50lbsAmerican Briess Crystal
20 1.00lbsAmerican Briess Light Munich 0.75lbsAmerican Briess Carapils 0.75lbsAmerican Briess
Posted in thread: Mash temp question on 09-01-2013 at 10:02 AM
I brewed a caramel amber ale the other day and my mash temp was suposed to be 152 for 60 mins
and I hit 148..... I decided to let her go for 75 mins instead...My beersmith sais that 152 for
60 mins ca...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 08-31-2013 at 11:40 AM
Did you ever concider that the problem might be that the company had a mix up in the bags ?
Actualy you got an other strain of hops by mistake ? Even if the bag was taged right does not
mean that you ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 08-26-2013 at 03:06 PM
I just bottled this and sample tastes awesome. The taste from the syrup is definitely there but
its not overly sweet.I'm hoping I get enough carbonation. My priming sugar, I use plain cane
sugar, but ...