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Posted in thread: Question for the all-grainers on 11-08-2006 at 12:24 AM
I'd advise reading "How To Brew" by John Palmer... the online version can be found here: This
will help you gain a much better understanding of the all grain brewing process... he also
posts to if...
Posted in thread: Help with Promash on 11-08-2006 at 12:17 AM
Here's the post from the link listed... had to cut the first 2 IMG files, but they were simply
the session file and the recipe file in that session (if you have ProMash, you should be able
to figure m...
Posted in thread: Need some help on 10-19-2006 at 02:22 PM
I have a worse problem than this. I used dry yeast and when it started it was extremely active
for a couple of days and stopped completely. After a week I checked and it still had .01 to go.
This has ...
Posted in thread: Efficiency problem on 10-16-2006 at 02:42 PM
I vote you try a batch sparge or two... some setups work better with a fly sparge, some with a
batch sparge... I regularly get 80-85% efficiency with a batch sparge in my 10 gallon
Rubbermaid cooler u...
Posted in thread: Strange Difference on 10-05-2006 at 05:16 AM
I agree with david about the color difference... the fact that they are 7 degrees different
makes me think that one of them is fermenting stronger than the other, as yeast activity builds
Posted in thread: A base malt poll on 10-01-2006 at 04:29 PM
Lol, I'd be careful saying that in Alabama, you might get lynched... :cross: Heh, although I
hear Huntsville is nice. :) Alabama is beer HELL!! We are one of only 4 states that have a ABV
limit on wha...
Posted in thread: A base malt poll on 10-01-2006 at 12:33 AM
Belgian first... German second... British third... American never!!:rockin: :mug: later,mikey
Posted in thread: Holy Moley Yeast is Expensive!! on 09-21-2006 at 03:53 AM
9 lb's assorted .99/lb $8.812 oz Hops @ $1.25 = $2.501 Wyeast Irish Ale Yeast smack Pack $7
freakin dollars. the yeast is almost half the freakin cost?!?! Thats it, I now have some Lager
yeast from th...
Posted in thread: Question about steeping grain in extract/grain brew on 09-16-2006 at 03:27 AM
Ok, it didn't take as long as I thought... here is the word from on high!!! And it makes sense
after thinking about it a bit (seems I was OVER thinking the process :drunk: ) John Palmer's
reply: Hi Mi...
Posted in thread: Question about steeping grain in extract/grain brew on 09-16-2006 at 12:19 AM
Please make sure you let me know your findings....thanks. In the meantime, I've seen this
process of (sparging?) or heating separate water to temperature and then pouring it through the
grain bag. Why...