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Posted in thread: Make your own specialty grains. on 03-02-2015 at 03:59 AM
All sorts of specialty malts are available to buy online... I will be toasting some 2 row for a
toasted IPA this weekend. Planning to do it day-of due to scheduling constraints and a general
Posted in thread: 5gal to 10 gal grain bill on 03-02-2015 at 03:57 AM
Doubling the recipe is the easy part -- the equipment and process is the tricky bit.You need
twice the mash tun space (maybe you already have a 10g cooler) and twice the kettle space (in
one or more k...
Posted in thread: Lagering in snow? on 03-02-2015 at 03:53 AM
Snow bank is a cool idea. I just pulled a Bohemian Pilsner out of the garage and it lagered
perfect and crisp in this insanely cold New York winter we're having. Leaving it in the garage
seems much ea...
Posted in thread: Small boil pot problem on 03-02-2015 at 03:45 AM
I have done this split kettle trick before to create 7gal batches on what is basically a 5g
system. For both I just put the hops in the bigger of the 2 boils. Neither are hop-forward
beers but the hop...
Posted in thread: Toasted malt gravity contribution? grist ratio? on 02-21-2015 at 05:08 AM
Anybody out there have any idea of what the gravity potential of a pound of toasted 2 row malt
would be? (Say 30min at 350 degrees). I read a lot of posts saying diastatic power would be low
Posted in thread: Hoppy Stout on 11-24-2012 at 11:42 PM
Hmm maybe Northern Brewer comes to mind? Something earthy?
Posted in thread: Cider not fermenting - Campden cause? on 11-29-2011 at 02:03 PM
Damn, you guys are good! Pulled this off the web this morning:"Autumn Harvest Apple Cider is
our Apple Cider recipe with an additional preservative that allows this product to be displayed
on a store ...
Posted in thread: Cider not fermenting - Campden cause? on 11-29-2011 at 02:40 AM
The first time I made cider I just took grocery "cider" (the cloudy kind but pasteurized i
think) and threw in some cider yeast (smack pack). We thought it was good but a little
vinegary. The forums s...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Stout Recipe (extract) on 05-27-2010 at 05:24 PM
This one looks really strong, what was the OG?
Posted in thread: unviable starter - pitch new yeast into it? on 05-02-2010 at 02:54 PM
you know what- waited another 12 hours and it's humming away with a nice head of foam on it!
all it needs is time i guess!J