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Posted in thread: How to make your own recipes on 11-03-2013 at 10:56 PM
Yeah Beersmith is central to my brewing. I generally create my own recipes using DGB, then
input into Beersmith and tinker from there. Haven't made a bad beer yet standing on the
shoulders of those gi...
Posted in thread: How to make your own recipes on 11-02-2013 at 03:18 PM
Ray Daniels Book designing great beers+1 - this is a great book!
Posted in thread: Does typical home day/night temps cause drastic changes in brew temp? on 11-02-2013 at 03:07 PM
I agree with using a swamp cooler. And since I keep the thermostat pretty low overnight and
during the workday (mid 50's) I also got an aquarium heater that I put into the swamp cooler
that keeps thin...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale Q on 10-24-2013 at 06:22 PM
I did a partial mash pumpkin ale, 5 gallon batch, and I used a total of 1 teaspoon of spices
(0.5 tsp cinnamon, 0.25 fresh ginger, 0.125 allspice, 0.125 nutmeg) and it's a little weak. You
can sorta t...
Posted in thread: Is being an extract brewer such a bad thing? on 10-22-2013 at 06:38 PM
hmmm . . . I think you're doing AG wrong. :DHow about: soak, drain, rinse, boil. Basically the
same as cooking spaghetti, amirite??!?!1111?!
Posted in thread: How to handle too-low temps on 10-16-2013 at 05:41 PM
Posted in thread: How to handle too-low temps on 10-16-2013 at 05:40 PM
Unfortunately the one I got looks like it only goes down to 72. Not sure yet, only time will
tell if it'll work for my needs. I don't own a fish tank but I guess I never realized that
every fish that ...
Posted in thread: Is being an extract brewer such a bad thing? on 10-15-2013 at 09:52 PM
I'm not only all extract, but all kits. My goal is to brew some tasty beers of a style that I
might not be exposed to otherwise.In lieu of kits, if you have a little time and some
inclination, you can...
Posted in thread: Is being an extract brewer such a bad thing? on 10-15-2013 at 08:30 PM
I brew both partial mash & extract-only beers. Partial mash for when I have time to devote the
extra 2+ hours, and extract for after-work-brewdays. (Don't have the stove or closet capacity
for true al...
Posted in thread: How to handle too-low temps on 10-15-2013 at 06:50 PM
I used my lunch hour to buy one for $25. There were options at $15 and $20, but those have the
"feature" of "not having to set the temp", which means they're at 78F and you can't do nothing
to change ...