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Posted in thread: Help with clearing mead? on 05-20-2013 at 08:16 AM
A bentonite slurry has helped clear mine.
Posted in thread: New mill at the LHBS! on 05-20-2013 at 08:00 AM
After a few months of using this mill, I'm happy to report mash efficiency somewhere between
75%-80% with batch sparging 5 gallon batches in a 10 gallon round cooler. (The 80% that my
Posted in thread: How do you label your bottles? on 01-09-2013 at 10:27 PM
Dots are a good idea. I just use a sharpie on the cap and a 2-3 letter designation plus a
number indicating the recipe version. For wine I have a label with some designs I drew and
cleaned up in photo...
Posted in thread: 18th Century Brewing Instructions on 01-09-2013 at 08:34 PM
This is excellent stuff! I read a bit of this one: was really cool. The author made
excellent notes on each brew day- what time they fired up the tun, ambient temps, etc. Here's a
bit of an excerpt...
Posted in thread: New mill at the LHBS! on 01-08-2013 at 07:32 PM
Oh, how sweet it is! I don't know where the boss man ordered it from- he placed the order
during the holidays and there wasn't a heck of a lot of time for discussion in the retail
madness. But now thi...
Posted in thread: Is all grain supposed to be hard? on 01-08-2013 at 07:09 PM
If someone in a shop copped an attitude like that, I'd run like hell. Some folks need to cool
their jets and lose the attitude. I think a lot of people (me too?) over-complicate AG brewing
Posted in thread: To go all grain, or not? on 01-08-2013 at 06:39 PM
I think the best route is a round drink cooler mash tun. Pretty inexpensive and highly
effective IMO. I'm sure other people with more experience (and more experience on different
equipment) have other...
Posted in thread: New smoker, what to smoke?! on 01-02-2013 at 10:00 PM
I just read the discussion of 3-2-1, and although I'm sure it works, I don't see a need to do
all that extra wrapping etc. As far as other methods, I will say that 1) I think some of the
best smoked m...