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Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 12-12-2013 at 03:53 AM
At first I'd just put it in a colander in another pot, squeeze it by putting a plate on top
(it's hot). Then I'd pour hot water over. Last time I "dunk sparged" it in another 3.5gallons,
Posted in thread: How long will this go on.... on 12-12-2013 at 12:39 AM
A good thread.
Posted in thread: Kona, Fire Rock Pale Ale (AG Clone) on 12-11-2013 at 10:51 PM
Thanks Biermuncher! And thank you for your contributions to this forum, you've helped many
people make really good beer.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 12-11-2013 at 10:49 PM
It looks good, but you want your strike water at 166, your mash should be 152, right? I also
think you can mash in more water if you wish. I manage to BIAB mash 10 lbs in 3.5 gallons in a
5 gallon pot...
Posted in thread: Ridiculous local brew laws, pro or home? on 12-11-2013 at 05:37 PM
Seems the problem is solved. But let me add that New York State, a famously difficult place to
open or operate business, is actively encouraging microbreweries. And I think it can be
explained by one ...
Posted in thread: Will it work? Forgot early hops, making bitter hop tea on 12-11-2013 at 04:53 PM
Let us know what happens, but it worked for me. I tried using a small tea infuser for hops in a
saison. The hops swelled to water-tight preventing flow through. After the wort was in the
fermenter, I ...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 12-11-2013 at 04:21 PM
I use Brewer's Friend free, you can build and save only five recipes, but it allows a lot of
calculations. While I try to calculate my water volumes, I mostly watch my gravity. That way if
I end up wi...
Posted in thread: New to All Grain on 12-11-2013 at 01:59 PM
Without good local supplies, I'd go with a kit. You can find good ones on sale from respected
suppliers. I agree with those who suggest using proven recipes first.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 12-11-2013 at 04:04 AM
I use a brewing slide rule to calculate partial mashes. You can go to brewer's friend, or
another online calculator. Plug in the recipe, then make the changes you want, keeping the OG
and IBU the same...
Posted in thread: Kona, Fire Rock Pale Ale (AG Clone) on 12-11-2013 at 03:56 AM
If the original is 11, yes. Halve everything.