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  • I've been brewing for 1 year and 4 months using the BAIB method of brewing. Favorite beer is a Saison, IPA, or anything Dark. Im currently using a turkey fryer and a home made Keggle along with several Plastic buckets and 2 glass 6.5 gal Carboy.
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  • Posted in thread: Dark Honey Exp on 09-20-2012 at 07:22 PM
    Yes... you should use one lb of corn sugar.

  • Posted in thread: Dark Honey Exp on 09-16-2012 at 02:22 PM
    Thats what the bag said but its an adjunct that is rice sugar. The whole point of the rice
    sugar is to add fermentables without body. So if you could find a sugar that does the same
    thing then i would...

  • Posted in thread: Water Question on 07-30-2012 at 05:35 PM
    Thank you all, pabloj13, how do I check the ph and adjust it... and when do I check it?

  • Posted in thread: Water Question on 06-22-2012 at 10:11 PM
    I have been brewing for a year now, half that time was extract and the second half has been
    BAIB. I have been hitting anywhere from 50% and 70% on efficiency range but never over 70%. I
    though it was ...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone BIAB? on 05-02-2012 at 10:28 PM
    Ive been using this to figure out how much water I need.Ive done 6 batches of BAIB, they all
    taste great I just wish I could get a little better efficiency... I like bang for my buck, but
    my last ba...

  • Posted in thread: Irish Car Bomb Stout on 03-18-2012 at 09:25 PM
    OK not really but it went over very well among my friends and brew club members. Mash (Dry
    Irish Stout from NB plus a little)Fermentables/sugars 6 lbs English Maris Otter (60 min)2 lbs
    Flaked Barley (...

  • Posted in thread: Blood Orange Belgian Wit on 03-11-2012 at 12:58 AM
    Mandrew,How did this turn out for you?????It turned out amazing, everyone I gave it to liked
    it... they may not have been impressed but they wouldn't turn it down. I put it into a
    competition and got ...

  • Posted in thread: How much oak and whiskey to put in a Russian imperial stout? on 01-31-2012 at 08:35 PM
    Last night my buddy and I picked up a Russian imperial stout extract kit from friar tucks (only
    local place to pick up ingredients and the like) and we went on our marry way to hang with
    another frien...

  • Posted in thread: a craving without a name on 01-28-2012 at 02:21 AM
    Ok I'm sitting here with my buddy and we are talking about what we are craving ... myself I
    just want to try different brews to find the golden brew...but my buddyWants a bready, chewy,
    and the consis...

  • Posted in thread: Have 55lbs of 2-Row and need suggestions on 01-23-2012 at 05:29 AM
    Hello, I was at brew club yesterday and I was talking to my buddy who is the brewmaster of the
    group and we figured out a deal where I ended up with a 55lbs bag of 2-row malt. I am new into
    all grain ...