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Posted in thread: 12 Gallon Indoor Brewday Festbier on 09-15-2015 at 02:35 AM
Alright! So I have returned to Knoxville from my hiatus in Kansas City, home brew is back on my
mind! beer was a little cold so there was some haze and condensation, plus the picture is a
Posted in thread: 12 Gallon Indoor Brewday Festbier on 04-30-2015 at 04:53 PM
All right, time for an update! It looks like it will be time to bottle the beer next weekend, I
added gelatin to both carboys about 2 weeks ago, so they should be nice and clear for a good
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Clone Attempt on 03-03-2015 at 02:22 PM
Any particular suggestions on a modified hop schedule for the hops I have available? It doesn't
have to come up exactly like the original, I really liked it a lot but I would not have minded
it being ...
Posted in thread: 12 Gallon Indoor Brewday Festbier on 03-02-2015 at 02:14 AM
I tasted a sample after racking into secondary and it is quite promising. Very nice balance
between hops and malt, I might even call it delicate even, it comes across as a super drinkable
dark gold co...
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Clone Attempt on 03-02-2015 at 02:05 AM
Has anyone else who tried the original beer from the brewery thought that it tasted or smelt
dank and herbal? I had it in downtown KC on tap and thought the beer was great, I was wondering
Posted in thread: 12 Gallon Indoor Brewday Festbier on 02-03-2015 at 02:53 AM
So, I did end up mashing 27lbs of malt inside of 10 gallon cooler using a triple decoction
mash. It was not an easy path, but my mash efficiency still hit around 70% even though I only
mashed with abo...
Posted in thread: 12 Gallon Indoor Brewday Festbier on 01-30-2015 at 11:39 PM
Thanks for your feedback zepth, I think I will go for a large mash and do two separate boils
and only hop one of them. What is interesting is that I can indeed bring my big kettle to a
boil on my stov...
Posted in thread: Sanitary ice to expedite chilling? on 01-30-2015 at 05:50 PM
I bought a 20 gallon plastic tub off of amazon, and what I do sometimes is just fill the bottom
full of ice, place my kettle on top of the ice, and fill the walls between the kettle and the
tub with t...
Posted in thread: 12 Gallon Indoor Brewday Festbier on 01-30-2015 at 03:37 PM
Hey! I am looking to brew a 12 gallon batch of Festbier inside of my small apartment. It should
be quite a challenge, but where is the fun without a bit if ingenuity?Lets go through some of
Posted in thread: How long does your wort sit in the pot b4 going in the fermenter? on 01-10-2015 at 03:19 AM
I primary in my beer kettle :D. I wait till the temperature drop to pitching
temperature(sometimes I sit it in a big plastic tub of ice water to help), then I pitch my
starter into the kettle and stir...