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  • Posted in thread: Way too much carbonation on 08-07-2008 at 05:17 PM
    When I first started brewing I had terrible problems with head retention, and thought that just
    adding more priming sugar would fix the problem. Well, all I ended up with (obviously, I now
    realize) wa...

  • Posted in thread: Which one is my efficiency? on 08-02-2008 at 07:57 PM
    Beersmith is telling me that my actual efficiency is 62% and efficiency into boiler is 68% for
    my first AG. Which number is more important/more indicative of my process?

  • Posted in thread: How long does grain last on 07-31-2008 at 06:32 PM
    Specifically, crushed un-vacuum packed grain. I just ordered three all grain kits from Northern
    Brewer and they arrived in unsealed plastic bags. Should I refridgerate them?? or am I going to
    be brewi...

  • Posted in thread: CEO stout recipe on 07-31-2008 at 05:26 PM
    Has anyone tried to recreate the CEO (Chocolate, espresso, oatmeal) stout from Right Brain
    Brewery? It's the best beer I've ever had and I'd like to try and make something similar. If
    anyone has any i...

  • Posted in thread: why 5.5 gallon volumes on 07-29-2008 at 06:29 PM
    I've always done five gallon brews, but now that I'm starting to look into AG I see a lot of
    people doing shooting for 5.5 gallons of final volume. What's the reasoning for this?

  • Posted in thread: EPIC deal on 10 gallon cooler on 07-25-2008 at 06:28 PM
    Thanks for the feedback on my previous post re: 10 gallon vs. 5 gallon cooler for a MLT.I just
    went to home depot planning on stopping at several different places to price them and try to
    get the best...

  • Posted in thread: Adjusting Hydrometer readings for temp. on 07-25-2008 at 03:09 PM
    During all grain brewing, do you take the pre-boil hydrometer reading immediately after the
    sparge when the water is still 180 degrees? How do you adjust for that high temperature to get
    anything near...

  • Posted in thread: 99 bottles of beer on the wall on 07-24-2008 at 09:04 PM
    No... seriously. I just counted and I have 99 bottles of beer stacked against the wall of my
    closet:mug:pass it around. How much beer is your closet?

  • Posted in thread: 5lb or 10lb cooler? on 07-24-2008 at 05:58 PM
    I did mean gallons and not pounds. I'm mixing my units.Thanks for the quick replies. It seems
    there is a consensus.

  • Posted in thread: 5lb or 10lb cooler? on 07-24-2008 at 05:51 PM
    I'm looking into putting together my AG setup and all I need is a MLT. I'd like to get the 5lb
    gatorade style water cooler, but will that hold all the grain/water I need to make most 5
    gallon batches ...


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