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Posted in thread: My experience brewing with bread yeast on 12-18-2014 at 06:53 PM
It's surprising that it came out so well. I think we've all read lots of bad things about using
Posted in thread: Beginner extract brewing howto on 12-18-2014 at 06:32 PM
I've read that the bulk density of corn sugar can vary quite, so it's better to weigh it rather
than go by volume. I use table sugar, and whenever I check it. the bulk density is the same.
Posted in thread: 0 Min/Whirlpool/Hop Stand/Dry Hop on 12-17-2014 at 10:05 PM
A 5 - 7 minute cool-down might be too long, depending on your situation. I once had about 3
gallons in a pot and cooled it 2.25 minutes in plain water, and it cooled to 163 degrees - I
was targeting 1...
Posted in thread: Screwy spellchecker? on 12-17-2014 at 09:22 PM
It sounds like you are out of your ducking mind. My spell check almost always works the way I
want it to 50% of the time.But there's only a 10% chance of that. (Naked Gun)
Posted in thread: 0 Min/Whirlpool/Hop Stand/Dry Hop on 12-17-2014 at 09:19 PM
This BYO article has some good info about hop stands: addresses (but doesn't necessarily
answer) your questions. I say this because there were still different opinions about some of
these issues - j...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 12-17-2014 at 09:00 PM
So... Day 17... the batch with WLP300 is bubbling at a rate of appx. once every 30 seconds. The
batch with 3068 is at appx. once every 45 seconds. Ambient temp is 62F with fermstrips reading
Posted in thread: No Waste Brewing on 12-16-2014 at 08:36 PM
I should also add that I also bag my hops, so the trub is mostly just hot-break and some really
small hop particles. You may have different results if you have all your hops in the trub as
Posted in thread: No Waste Brewing on 12-16-2014 at 06:52 PM
I started pouring everything from the boil kettle into the fermenter a long time ago (after
doing some on-line researching). Like you, I didn't detect any flavor problems, and the trub
settles in the ...
Posted in thread: Beginner extract brewing howto on 12-15-2014 at 10:43 PM
Getting fed up with brewing now! 4th attempt and still I am struggling to get the ABV over
4%Ive only used ever used Woodfordes ale kits... Admirals reserve (twice), Nelsons Revenge, and
Posted in thread: What else do you want for your extract brewing? on 12-11-2014 at 04:37 PM
Some ideas:Vinator - One of my favorite itemsJet bottle washer - really good for washing
bottlesBottling hydrometer - This is not a real common item, but I really like it for checking
to see if the gr...