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Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 09-22-2015 at 05:52 PM
As long as you build up a passive oxide layer in your kettle you will be fine. I use aluminum
exclusively. It's cheaper, and it transfers heat better. Was the gentleman at your LHBS trying
to make a s...
Posted in thread: Maine Beer Co. Lunch IPA clone? on 09-04-2015 at 12:12 PM
Mine was way not hoppy enough and not dry enough. If i do it again i will do it pretty close to
the recipe you quoted. I also might consider adding some suger.
Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 09-02-2015 at 10:36 AM
Thanks for the clarification. So basically by using table sugar with this recipe, we are
jacking up the alcohol content without changing the flavor?Yup yup. Plus it does encourage a
lower final gravit...
Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 08-29-2015 at 09:18 PM
Clarification - the 1.5lbs of sugar used.... it says table sugar. Is this just like granulated
sugar you cook with in the kitchen? Or is this something you buy at your LHBS as sucrose?Could
Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 08-26-2015 at 04:46 PM
I had done a bunch of reading online about aluminum and Alzheimer lately as a result of a small
argument with the LHBS. My take on it is that basically half the studies people did showed a
link, and h...
Posted in thread: Fermentation vessel on 08-23-2015 at 04:06 PM
The three is handy, its glass and it's tall and skinny. I use it age my monster beers in which
i tend to do 3 gallon batches of, and also to ferment my small batches in.
Posted in thread: Fermentation vessel on 08-21-2015 at 06:45 PM
I do all sizes ranging from 1.5 to 5.5 gallon batches. I have a 3, 5, and 6 gallon plastic
carboys and just use the smallest one I can while still leaving at least .5 gallon headspace.
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 08-13-2015 at 10:58 AM
Just bottled after two months secondary at 45. I've pretty much followed recipe exactly to the
tee. OG 1.088, OG 1.012.It's still a bit boozy, but the flavor is very complex. Amazing what
that candy s...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-12-2015 at 11:29 PM
I've got a bluetooth regulator. It's hard to see in the pic but as long as the keg is within 15
feet of the regulator it will get gas.Love it.
Posted in thread: Recipe to showcase local two row malt. on 07-29-2015 at 10:58 PM
I haven't done a blonde ale yet. Maybe I'll do that. Sounds like either way I can just use the
two row. Thanks.