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Posted in thread: beer tastes like star san on 02-21-2012 at 10:50 PM
You've been at this for 3 years, which is actually before I began but I'm surprised it's taken
you so long to question this. Regardless, this will sound like an asshole thing but based on
what you sai...
Posted in thread: What's your profession? on 02-19-2012 at 07:23 PM
Physicist... experimental high energy (colliders).
Posted in thread: Should I steep or partial mash? on 05-14-2011 at 09:24 PM
Yes 150F for 30 minutes should convert the Munich. I would do this in 2-3 qts of water. No need
to try sparging though (with a larger contribution of sugar from your grains it would be
Posted in thread: No Need to Balance? on 02-17-2011 at 08:21 PM
It's also easy to add an extension if you used flare nut connections. If your QDs have barbs,
that's fine, you can use a flare on the end and have two separate QDs. But you'd want to
convert the end o...
Posted in thread: minimum amount of sugar for soda brewing ? on 02-17-2011 at 08:15 PM
Agreed, just look at how much sugar is used to carbonate beer. You'll have no problem using
however much (or little) sugar you want to suit your taste.
Posted in thread: Basic physics question and mashing on 02-06-2011 at 03:34 AM
It depends on the specific heat of barley. The pot loses a certain amount of thermal energy so
to convert to temp loss you need specific heat. I'm not sure what that actually is but water
has a high s...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 02-06-2011 at 03:31 AM
+5 bsda= 2509
Posted in thread: A Monster Beer. What to do from here? on 02-06-2011 at 03:28 AM
Your OG seems high, 1.104 sounds right. I have a batch with 3787 atm and it has a couple inches
of krausen. With an S lock I'd think you could have some problems. You can wait for
fermentation to star...
Posted in thread: Belgian Style Bottle corking on 02-05-2011 at 01:24 AM
I doubt it. The cork mushrooms as the beer carbs and is pushed against the cap. That force
should break the wax easily.
Posted in thread: 1st all grain - what to brew on 09-18-2010 at 06:37 PM
Another vote for the style you've brewed the most as extract. All recipes are combining grain
with water and holding at a certain temperature. There's no temperature that is easier than
others. I woul...