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Posted in thread: What's your beer line up for turkey day?? on 11-26-2015 at 04:39 AM
I'll be going to my in-laws tomorrow (brother and sister in law) so I will be without my whole
cellar.I think I'll pack a few things along - maybe the Oatmeal Stout and oak/bourbon variant
of it I bre...
Posted in thread: bottom of bottle popped clean off on 11-21-2015 at 02:50 PM
okay, got itbut just to confirm, because I ride a bike everywhere, the agitation of the bottles
from riding wouldn't be the cause, right? It wasn't a bottle that exploded from pressure, just
Posted in thread: discouraged rookie on 11-16-2015 at 01:51 AM
Thanks for all the replies. Yea I agree, nee dot cool my jets and brew another extract.....
Just pieced together my all grain equipment:-) of course thinking all was good with my first
two. RO /DI wat...
Posted in thread: How to increase body to American Pale Ale? on 11-08-2015 at 03:50 PM
Like others have said, try mashing a bit higher - it's amazing what a difference a couple
degrees can make.Also, you may want to try mashing out higher as well, maybe 168 - 170.And you
don't need to m...
Posted in thread: Wooden Rocking Horse on 11-08-2015 at 02:55 PM
Beautiful work.Love to see plans on those as well.I have plans for a boat cradle I planned to
make for my little guy before he came along, but... things happened and he's now 5 1/2 months
old. I'm pla...
Posted in thread: new brewers / reducing the brew day on 11-08-2015 at 02:02 PM
There is a line in the sand. Spending all day on a batch isn't really a lot of fun all the
time, but I don't want to rush through things either.Extract brews go much quicker than
all-grain (no spendin...
Posted in thread: Krausen almost gone on third day of fermentation. on 10-29-2015 at 01:37 AM
I wouldn't worry about it. Your fermentation is a bit warm (the internal temperature can be 5
degrees warmer than the outer temp, even with a swamp cooler)What is happening is that the
warmer temp is ...
Posted in thread: What if I run outta gas? on 10-24-2015 at 03:17 AM
and another vote for a second tank.I have three and it seems like at least one is always
empty.One is hooked to my grill, which leaves one for the burner. At least I can take the grill
one if need be....
Posted in thread: confused over german HB advice vs american HB techniques on 10-06-2015 at 03:13 AM
With the danger of repeating all that has been said...Each of the techniques you mentioned
above are all truly valid, historical methods of brewing. A few hundred years ago, there wasn't
as much infor...
Posted in thread: IPA - Missed my SG - To Dry Hop??? on 10-05-2015 at 03:01 AM
IMO that's really not much hops for a 15 gallon batch. 7 oz total, from my back-of-the-envelope
calculation?I think I've used that amount for a 5 gallon batch.IN any case, I would move the 45
and 30 a...