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  • Posted in thread: 10 gal kettle - thoughts? on 08-22-2016 at 08:39 PM
    I love my Tall Boy from Northern Brewer. Just over $120. If you watch, sometimes they will give
    away a free Dark Star burner with $125 purchase so you can get both the 10 gallon pot and
    burner for a g...

  • Posted in thread: Mexican Vienna Lager critique on 08-16-2016 at 08:55 PM
    Well this is kegged and ready to drink. Since I messed up with the chiller water going into the
    wort I didn't want to waste my time or my lager yeast so I just pitched a packet of Nottingham
    and ferme...

  • Posted in thread: 2 Oktoberfest questions on 08-04-2016 at 01:35 AM
    The decoction route makes the beer darker, correct?I've had a hell of a time finding an
    oktoberfest recipe that is a wee bit darker.Correct, the decoction makes it darker. What recipe
    are you looking ...

  • Posted in thread: 2 Oktoberfest questions on 08-04-2016 at 12:09 AM
    You can use this method to brew a quick lager, it works really well: decoction is a debatable
    process. I've heard that with the modern malts today that decotion is not necessary or
    benificial. Other...

  • Posted in thread: Mexican Vienna Lager critique on 07-31-2016 at 01:29 AM
    mrdauber- notice no corn in all the other recipes posted. I think I know why you've added it
    (ie. Mexican Vienna) but I really think it's not-to-style. And I second using Caramunich 2 or 3
    (or both) a...

  • Posted in thread: Mexican Vienna Lager critique on 07-29-2016 at 07:17 PM
    I think that's a very good base recipe. However maybe just a touch too dark. Maybe bring down
    the C120 or chocolate malt or both by 1 oz. Also personally I would favor CaraMunich instead of
    the C120. ...

  • Posted in thread: Mexican Vienna Lager critique on 07-29-2016 at 07:12 PM
    With 10 combined oz of C120 and the Chocolate (350L???) you're going to be darker than you
    project.I thought so too, but that is what ibrewmaster sets the color too, and from past
    experience, ibrewmas...

  • Posted in thread: Mexican Vienna Lager critique on 07-29-2016 at 05:36 PM
    Hi,I plan to brew a Mexican Vienna lager tomorrow. Here is my plan:OG: 1.053SRM 15.5 ishYeast:
    W-34/70IBU: 22Grainbill:8 lbs. Vienna Malt1.5 lb instant grits6 oz. C-1204 oz. Chocolate
    maltHops:2 ML ho...

  • Posted in thread: Outdoor Brewers - what do you do in the winter? on 07-28-2016 at 02:33 PM
    Do you have water in your garage? I'm dealing w/ some of the same issues as the OP, with the
    exception of having a 1 car detached garage, however, while it has power it does not have
    water. Currently ...

  • Posted in thread: Outdoor Brewers - what do you do in the winter? on 07-27-2016 at 08:07 PM
    I heat my water and mash in a cooler in the kitchen. I move outside on my deck to boil. I only
    stay outside to wait for a boil and any kettle additions. Other than that I sit inside watching
    from my s...

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