Last Activity:11-02-2014 2:50 PM
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Posted in thread: How do you cool your wort? on 06-11-2014 at 06:37 PM
What is this 'cube' you guys are talking about?
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency survey on 04-23-2014 at 07:06 PM
Can somebody give me a quick answer on how to determine mash efficiency? I tried doing a search
and got confused with the various efficiency measurements.I just use this:
Posted in thread: 1st Batch in the bottles! on 04-23-2014 at 05:02 PM
As a sorta-newbie that just bottled my 20th batch (with my first all-grain batch in a
fermenter), I say CONGRATS! You're gonna love the beer you made. I remember my first batch all
those 10 months ago...
Posted in thread: How to handle too-low temps on 12-26-2013 at 08:20 PM
Thanks for the tips! As for now, it's been soooo cold that the heater is struggling to keep the
swamp water above 60! I know it's working, because when I take a fermentor out of the swamp
(well after ...
Posted in thread: New Brew Kettle and Burner on 12-26-2013 at 08:14 PM
I'm looking to upgrade from my 20qt kettle so I can do full boils, and your 36qt is by far the
least expensive one I've seen. So while I have no advice for you, I'm definitely interested in
how you li...
Posted in thread: How to make your own recipes on 11-03-2013 at 09:56 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 02:18 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 02:07 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 05:22 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 05:38 PM
hmmm . . . I think you're doing AG wrong. :DHow about: soak, drain, rinse, boil. Basically the
same as cooking spaghetti, amirite??!?!1111?!