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Posted in thread: confusing volumes and gravitys on 06-10-2014 at 09:41 PM
My vote goes to volume measurement errors
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 04-19-2014 at 03:23 PM
1088 - both broken in the middle of brew days dumping out my sanitizer. Being a chemical
engineer I've acquired a much better electronic density meter that is amazing.
Posted in thread: Stout version 2.0, could use some critique on 08-01-2012 at 09:03 PM
Black barley (black patent) gives a very acrid "burnt" flavor and it's very strong. I use 8
ounces in my oatmeal stout, along with some chocolate malt, instead of roasted barley. To be
honest, I"ve ne...
Posted in thread: Stout version 2.0, could use some critique on 08-01-2012 at 05:35 PM
Thanks guys, I did think the 3# of roasted was a little high but the last few times I've brewed
it, it has been good which is why I left it. I think I'll cut it down to 7-10% or 1#, and cut
the black ...
Posted in thread: Stout version 2.0, could use some critique on 08-01-2012 at 02:17 AM
So I've been brewing a stout for the last few months, and it's worked out very well for me.
Everyone that tries it has enjoyed it but I feel like it is lacking something special. So, I've
Posted in thread: First All Grain with a BIAB on 07-27-2012 at 04:29 PM
Maybe this is just me but before adding it to the fermenter I would boil it to sterilize.
Posted in thread: Fresh Squeezed IPA on 04-22-2012 at 05:44 AM
I brewed this last week with some minor changes. Should I rack to secondary? Its been in
primary for 7 days now. If so, should the oak chips stay behind when I transfer?I brewed this
about a month ago...
Posted in thread: Fresh Squeezed IPA on 03-26-2012 at 11:50 PM
I just brewed this one Sunday afternoon and today my ferment is running a little hot. With a
beer like this one do you think that will have a negative effect? Also did you boil the oak
before adding i...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Porter on 10-20-2011 at 07:00 PM
Alright, brewed on Monday and it is fermenting. I ended up using 8oz of cocoa nibs instead of
the chocolate powder but I don't know what that might change. By Tuesday morning the ferment
had gotten to...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Porter on 10-10-2011 at 05:25 AM
Alright, so cook the pumpkin first. I was planning on a secondary as well, I actually planned
the batch as a 6.5 gallon with the intention of losing about 1.5 gallons to the
trub/sludge.Thanks for the...