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Posted in thread: Not sure what to do about temp on 12-15-2016 at 02:46 PM
So last Tuesday I brewed an extract chocolate stout that came in at around 1.072. I pitched a
properly rehydrated pack of US-05 after dosing it with pure oxygen for about 45 seconds. I put
it in a wat...
Posted in thread: Questions on fast forced carbing on 03-18-2014 at 06:11 PM
I legged two beers on Sunday and hooked them up to co2. Usually I set the psi pretty high 30ish
in order to speed up carbonation. When I got home Monday from work I realized that I had run
out of co2....
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 01-15-2013 at 09:08 PM
Ya, I just pulled that number out of my ass, I will admit. I couldn't remember and I didn't
have access to my notes.
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 01-15-2013 at 02:22 PM
Ya it was a partial boil. I've done 50 batches over the last two years and haven't seen such a
large discrepancy before. I thought it was a mixing issue but its impossible to actually know.
I'm not re...
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 01-15-2013 at 01:59 PM
So I brewed an amber ale a couple of days ago. Five gallon batch. Used 6 lbs gold LME and a
pound of table sugar. According to beer calculus the OG should be in the neighborhood of 1.056
or so. Accord...
Posted in thread: Smoke malt use on 08-19-2012 at 03:17 PM
I was looking to make a smoked beer today. I have a pound of briess smoked malt. Any
suggestions on how much I should use. I don't want it to be too over the top smokey. Thanks
Posted in thread: Need advice, kit had wrong extract on 08-05-2012 at 07:58 PM
I also have 3lbs of munich extract that was given as a gift but am unsure how fresh it is.
Posted in thread: Need advice, kit had wrong extract on 08-05-2012 at 07:56 PM
6 poundsNo grains, I had already starting adding the extract before I noticed. I'm think about
adding a lb of wheat DME. I have maltodextrin if that would benefit me in any way.
Posted in thread: Need advice, kit had wrong extract on 08-05-2012 at 07:48 PM
So just started pouring my extract into the kettle to make NB's American Rye Ale when I noticed
it seemed awfully dark. Turns out it was dark malt extract instead of their rye extract. I have
a 2qt Wy...
Posted in thread: help me save this beer i need to serve on 07-06-2012 at 10:13 PM
I have a beer, that I have already kegged and carbonated, ready for a party in a week. The
problem is, the beer isn't really good. I tried making a belgian IPA and ended up with what can
best be descr...