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Posted in thread: Kegerator Complete! on 05-03-2013 at 12:07 PM
Finally got it finished
Posted in thread: Stupid wort chiller.... on 01-09-2013 at 12:45 AM
A couple brews ago, my tubing (which was kind of thin to begin with) got hot for the last time
I guess and blew off as soon as I turned on the hose, which was conveniently 30ft away. Did
this about 3 ...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging: what's your setup like? on 01-09-2013 at 12:34 AM
I have two buckets with volume markers on the side to collect the wort while the sparge water
is heating in the brew kettle. After I get my first runoff, I set the mash tun back on the
floor, dump in ...
Posted in thread: Coffee porter input - Hydrometer reading on 12-27-2012 at 11:14 PM
I left out that I take the wort and put it in the freezer until the temp in around 60F. I dont
read it right out of the boil. Additionally, I have never had to add water post boil which
would give me ...
Posted in thread: Coffee porter input - Hydrometer reading on 12-27-2012 at 09:42 PM
Try taking your OG sample at the end of your boil. The wort is boiling vigoursly so the sugars
are constantly suspended in the liquid, unlike after cooling where they can give false readings
due to su...
Posted in thread: making beer with coffee on 12-26-2012 at 11:01 PM
Im on my second coffee stout, and I have done both of mine in the secondary, the first with
good results. I too, have heard about getting off flavors or an astringcy-taste when the coffee
beans are he...
Posted in thread: when to transfer to secondary fermenter on 12-26-2012 at 08:19 PM
My process is primary for 14 days, 7 days @ 66-68F, 7 days @ 70-72F, then transfer to a
secondary for another week. I usually do beers that I dry hop or pepper beers, as for the
reason I do a secondar...
Posted in thread: Hello There... on 07-09-2012 at 11:42 PM
Ive been browsing on the site for quite awhile and I have to say is has been one of my best
tools in homebrewing. I have gained alot of knowledge and had many of my questions answered
from this site a...