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Posted in thread: How cold is too cold to brew outside? on 11-20-2014 at 07:37 PM
I've got one planned for tomorrow night which in Mass. is looking like like low 20's with a
little wind. Only time I'm required to be outside is during the boil as the mash and chill is
done in my bas...
Posted in thread: AG brewers..whats the fasted you completed a brewday? on 11-17-2014 at 04:24 PM
Average of last 3 brew days was about 3.5 hours....using BIAB in a 9 gallon pot on an outdoor
burner. I usually start around 7-8 PM and finish around 10:30-11:30ish15 minutes to heat up 6.5
Posted in thread: Grain Prices going up? on 10-09-2014 at 09:30 PM
NB's DeadRinger AG was $25.45 in August (no yeast or priming sugar) same is $37.45 now. I did
contact them and they said they would reviewI saw the same thing today. Looks like they've
raised all of t...
Posted in thread: No $ for Vinator on 10-08-2014 at 10:36 PM
IMO, a spray bottle is just as (if not more effective) than a vinator. A lot cheaper too.
Couple sprays in a bottle, swish around, dump and you're good to go.
Posted in thread: Off flavor question on 09-29-2014 at 03:20 PM
Thanks... good to know that it's likely not from the chiller. I cooled wort down to 63 and then
pitched the yeast and fermentation was held at 65-66 for 3 weeks. I did everything the same as
Posted in thread: Off flavor question on 09-28-2014 at 04:42 PM
Made an all grain English pale ale beginning of August. Recipe consisted of 9 lbs of Maris
otter, .5 lb of English crystal medium and 3 oz of kent goldings. Sprinkled Nottingham yeast
and held ferment...
Posted in thread: What do you use to hold your mash temp? on 09-10-2014 at 03:36 PM
I brew in my basement in the vicinity of a clothes dryer. Last time I brewed, i tossed a few
towels in the dryer for a few minutes, they came out hot and I wrapped them around my 9 gallon
pot for an h...
Posted in thread: FG of 1.002 on Wheat Beer? on 08-14-2014 at 04:18 PM
Most hydrometers are calibrated @ 60 degrees using distilled (not spring) water.well, the water
was in the low sixties as it was in my basement overnight (should have clarified) and does it
make much ...
Posted in thread: FG of 1.002 on Wheat Beer? on 08-14-2014 at 02:55 PM
Thanks for all the tips guys.:mug: So I calibrated my hydrometer last night. Added some room
temperature spring water and let is sit for a while and the reading was around .997-.998.
Definitely was a ...
Posted in thread: FG of 1.002 on Wheat Beer? on 08-13-2014 at 05:17 PM
@eluterio - thanks! I pitched 1 pack of US-05. Did not rehydrate. When chilling, I stirred the
chiller in the hot wort...not sure I could fit the lid on my 9 gallon pot with the chiller in
it. I've re...