Last Activity:03-22-2013 4:37 PM
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Posted in thread: Well this sux lack of CO2 vendors anyone else have this issue? on 03-22-2013 at 04:30 PM
Have you checked fire equipment places? That is where I have mine filled and they take care of
it while I wait.
Posted in thread: My first step infusion mash, are my amounts right? on 03-22-2013 at 04:19 PM
5.5 gallon batch is planned, will boil for 90 minutes so I'm assuming my calculator is taking
evaporation into account. It's saying that I should end up with around 7.2 gal of pre boil
Posted in thread: Recipe Suggestions on 03-22-2013 at 04:14 PM
I'm making a Wit this weekend and will be using flaked wheat for the first time. Really anxious
to see how it comes out. This recipe is from Brewing Classic Styles5.5 lbsPils malt5 lbs Flaked
Posted in thread: My first step infusion mash, are my amounts right? on 03-22-2013 at 03:06 PM
Here is what I end up with at .8 qt/lb:11.75 lbs of grain @ 65 degreesStep 1: Infuse 2.35 gal
of 136.3 °F water for target of 122 °F, hold for 15 minStep 2: Infuse 1.63 gal of 212.0 °F
water for targe...
Posted in thread: My first step infusion mash, are my amounts right? on 03-21-2013 at 08:05 PM
I'm making a Wit this weekend and it calls for a 2 step infusion mash which I have never done
before. Here is what I'm planning on, based on some online calculators:11.75 lbs of grain @ 65
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 01-22-2013 at 03:56 PM
Yeah I would say it's close to Franziskaner or Weihenstephaner but not exact. For whatever
reason I've been getting a little more of a bite in the back end of this beer and it's not as
clean of a tast...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 01-21-2013 at 07:56 PM
Interesting.....JSGT09 did you get some good banana overtones at 63-64?thanksI did get some
banana, but in my opinion it is a much more balanced flavor when brewing at 63-64 vs. a higher
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 01-21-2013 at 01:53 PM
I wonder if you guys aren't fermenting too warm. I know the original recipe says to ferment at
68 but everywhere else I've read about brewing with Hefe yeast says to brew much cooler than
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 11-12-2012 at 02:16 PM
Rice hulls are cheap, I use them when brewing anything that has more than 50% wheat just for
insurance. Do rinse them before though because they will absorb some water and cause your first
runoff to b...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 11-08-2012 at 02:12 PM
Here is what mine came out looking like. I'm sad to say though that I just drained the keg of
this great beer on Tuesday :(Thankfully I have beer supplies on their way so I can brew up
another batch n...