Last Activity:09-20-2014 1:48 PM
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Posted in thread: Need advice for an Imperial Stout on 09-20-2014 at 06:31 PM
Ok, next weekend, 27SEP14, is my brew day. Here's my plan. 5.3G into the mash. 5G to sparge.
Should leave me with 7.75G of wort going into my 10G pot. I bought some fermcap and hope that
will somehow ...
Posted in thread: Need advice for an Imperial Stout on 09-17-2014 at 12:19 AM
I finally went out and secured a 10G cooler to make bigger beers.Now I'm concerned, I don't
have a large enough kettle. I have 5, 8 and 10G aluminum stock pots. I can control my waters to
keep to the ...
Posted in thread: Maple Mash Paddle Question on 09-09-2014 at 11:48 PM
Thank you for your responses. I feel better already.
Posted in thread: Maple Mash Paddle Question on 09-07-2014 at 06:03 PM
I'm almost done in making my very own maple mash paddle. Once I'm done shaping, sanding and
polishing, I'll do what??My wife is an experienced and gifted pyrographer. I thought and she
offered to burn...
Posted in thread: Did I ruin my wort??? on 09-03-2014 at 12:35 AM
I've learned not to throw my mistakes down the drain. All my beers have turned out really
awesome or just ok. Never bad. Even the one stout I made with one pound of molasses turned out
awesome, over a...
Posted in thread: how do you handle boil kettle trub? on 09-03-2014 at 12:17 AM
For the last couple of years, I've tried all kinds of techniques to leave the disgusting trub
in the kettle. Then I got tired of the hassle and worry. The last few months, I made no
Posted in thread: No chill containers on 08-24-2014 at 10:53 PM
Hmm, you could easily drill a hole, add a grommet and then an airlock. Why not use this 6G pail
as a fermentor too.
Posted in thread: Why? Because I've always done it that way? on 08-24-2014 at 10:46 PM
Ok, my brew day went off without a hitch on Saturday (23AUG).On Friday, I discovered that the
10" banjou burner I bought wouldn't fit the OEM stand that came with the 2" burner I bought
years ago. So,...
Posted in thread: Why? Because I've always done it that way? on 08-23-2014 at 03:10 PM
Ok, because I felt I mastered the single infusion mash schedule, I decided to attempt a
multi-step mash schedule. My first attempt. We'll keep it simple.Protein Rest, 122F for
20minSacch'Rest, 152F fo...
Posted in thread: In or Out - CO2 bottle and Regulator on 08-03-2014 at 11:27 PM
I started kegging just over a year ago. At first, I was very excited. No more bottling. I could
walk over to my 7 cuft freezer, open the chest, grab one of my picnic taps and have a beer.
Tall or shor...