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Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 06-19-2010 at 04:17 PM
6 GAL BCS American Pale Ale, 6 GAL Tasty's APA17080 + 12 = 17092
Posted in thread: How do I test my water? on 06-10-2010 at 08:40 PM
Check out this thread on Ward water testing. It's a mail in service on the internet. I used it,
was very satisfied, and had my analysis in less than a week.
Posted in thread: Stainless March Pump Cleaning on 05-27-2010 at 06:44 PM
I would be surprised if a PBW soak or two didn't do the trick.
Posted in thread: I just broke a hydrometer... on 05-03-2010 at 08:10 PM
Yeah, in a pinch the case (plastic tube) will work, but they kind of leak.I tried it cause I
broke my test jar when I broke the hydrometer... they both fell off the table together.
Posted in thread: Let me run this by you guys. on 05-03-2010 at 12:59 AM
I think you will be fine. The lid in those things is not insulated, so that is where most of
your heat is lost. I used to put a few towels folded up on top of mine and it worked pretty
good to keep th...
Posted in thread: Kent Golding Question on 05-02-2010 at 11:17 PM
I need some Chinooks then!
Posted in thread: Chance of infection on 05-02-2010 at 08:10 PM
I've done that before too, with vodka, starsan, and tapwater. It's caused by the beer cooling
down and causing a suction. The first time I used my fermentation refrigerator I hooked up a
blowoff tube ...
Posted in thread: Sierra Nevada Clone(Slightly Altered) on 05-02-2010 at 07:55 PM
Oh yeah, 150-152 is fine for a beer like this, and a 60 min mash with a 60 min boil are also
just right. Don't worry, it should be a good PA. It's just that "clone" thing can be a bit
Posted in thread: Preparing For AG Brewing on 05-02-2010 at 07:48 PM
I see Yooper posted while I was writing... Her advise is spot on. Sorry for the initial
Posted in thread: Preparing For AG Brewing on 05-02-2010 at 07:44 PM
No, no, no... Mash at the appropriate temp (150-155), but sparge at 170, (THE SPARGE WATER
SHOULD BE 170). The higher sparge temp will stop conversion and thin out the wort making it a
little easier t...