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Posted in thread: Imp. Choc. Stout - questions on 10-09-2013 at 06:07 PM
Wow! That's one nice looking stout. Maybe I'm worrying about something which might not be a
problem. I do plan to secondary with nibs (and a bit of high quality vanilla extract). Then
bottle so it'll ...
Posted in thread: Imp. Choc. Stout - questions on 10-08-2013 at 01:48 PM
Yeah, I agree about the fat content being a problem. Does anyone know... does the fat rise to
the top (I could rack from the bottom in that case)? I was thinking that the boil process would
Posted in thread: Imp. Choc. Stout - questions on 10-07-2013 at 08:45 PM
Greetings. Over the past weekend I brewed an imperial double chocolate stout. I don't have the
receipe with me (at my day job) but if necessary I'll post that later. OG is/was 1.088 which is
Posted in thread: What do do for beer in Raleigh, NC on 09-18-2013 at 05:51 PM
If you're coming to Raleigh, I would recommend visiting Raleigh Brewing Company: have a nice
little taproom and... they connect to a homebrew supply company :-)
Posted in thread: Siphoning without racking cane or autosiphon on 09-13-2013 at 07:16 PM
Maybe not the best technique but I use a turkey baster. Just the tube part and not the bulb.
Sanitize it then attach is to the bottom of the tube. Since the end of the baster narrows, it
fits well int...
Posted in thread: Something to think about for wannabe micro/nano brewers on 09-12-2013 at 08:03 PM
Yes. I've thought about it and once you do the calc, you realize that... well... it's real
work. And I would be afraid of loosing the joy of homebrewing.In a related comment, I've also
toured the Terr...
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 05-04-2013 at 02:38 PM
Thanks Devin. That's just was I was thinking to try. Happy brewing!
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 05-03-2013 at 07:52 PM
I'm also planning to try this technique. I do my hop-boils by putting my hops in a hop sack.
Would this work ok with a hop stand? Or should I plan to go naked - uh... with the hops, that
is? Thanks fo...
Posted in thread: Higher Gravity Brew in a Mr. Beer? on 02-20-2013 at 05:54 PM
As others have said... "the only thing you can't do in a Mr. Beer fermenter is brew a 5 gallon
batch." So yes, I have brewed many ales with that high and higher OG. No problems.
Posted in thread: Trying to make the jump! Modified BIAB? on 12-03-2012 at 07:39 PM
What you describe is pretty much what I do. BIAB on the stovetop. I only do 2.5g batches. Mash
in a 5g brewpot. Then remove the bag and squeeze it into the pot. Then place the bag into a