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Posted in thread: Help w/ DIPA Recipe on 09-11-2013 at 12:24 PM
That could possibly be it. There was maybe 1/2 gal left once the fermenter was filled. I think
possibly my boil off rate was off. I haven't boiled on a stove in years & estimated 1 gal per
hour boil o...
Posted in thread: Help w/ DIPA Recipe on 09-11-2013 at 12:50 AM
I just started trying 1 gallon BIAB batches of higher gravity beers & tried a scaled down DIPA
recipe today. However, my OG came out WAY too low as expected by BeerSmith. Here's the
Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 01-02-2013 at 12:27 AM
Edit: Most of the issue revolves around boiling & cleaning. How to boil & clean using two
standard sized pots in a typical kitchen sink....
Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 01-02-2013 at 12:19 AM
Question: I have been doing BIAB for the last 6 months (10 batches or so) & now that its cold
as hell outside in New England, I was wondering how to pull this off indoors. My thought was to
do the mas...
Posted in thread: We tasted our first batch... on 11-21-2012 at 07:08 PM
+1 to bill above. The Brewers Cyrstals could have thinned the body too, giving it a more dry
Posted in thread: Hot Break and Racking to Fermenter on 11-13-2012 at 03:15 PM
I have a keggle with ball valve & would always gets tons of break in my fermenter no matter
what I tried when using the valve. I have since moved to the racking method & has worked
perfectly & not dif...
Posted in thread: My new (future) assistant brewer. on 11-12-2012 at 02:54 PM
Congrats - all the best!
Posted in thread: Smell of rotten eggs coming from primary on 11-12-2012 at 02:49 PM
What sort of beer? What yeast? From 30K feet, the sulphury smell is fairly common for certain
Posted in thread: Using an old packet of dry yest to kickstart fermentation on 11-12-2012 at 01:02 PM
Thanks for the input - it's started fermenting steadily with 1/2 of krausen since about
midnight. Like you said, there's not much I can do now. Maybe I should have waited until today
& gotten a fresh ...
Posted in thread: Using an old packet of dry yest to kickstart fermentation on 11-12-2012 at 11:44 AM
Thanks - yeah, I had already raised to 68-70 & swirled twice with no luck. I know starter are
recommended & used to do them a few years back, but I'm too lazy so have been just pitching
right from the...