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Posted in thread: Thick porridge like wort on 01-21-2015 at 03:20 PM
You could have saved it if you added the same amount of barley malt and some rice hulls. That
would have given you 2 batches of Roggenbier. It isn't bad if you like that grainy rye flavor.
Posted in thread: Thick porridge like wort on 01-19-2015 at 04:22 PM
Like Dude3516 said, you needed to add more water. 5 gallons of water (20 quarts) added to 20
lbs. of grain would give you a liquid to grain ratio of 1:1. That indeed would give you a
porridge like mas...
Posted in thread: Distribution and Sale Laws/Regulations on 01-13-2015 at 03:04 PM
As for giving away homebrew in PA, you need to contact your state alcohol control board
directly. They can tell you exactly what you can and cannot do regarding homebrew.
Posted in thread: Distribution and Sale Laws/Regulations on 01-13-2015 at 03:03 PM
Now that it's legal to homebrew beer there, you Alabama homebrewers need to push to get that
ridculous limit changed.
Posted in thread: clear or dark bottles? on 01-11-2015 at 05:38 PM
The only bottles I keep are brown glass bottles. I use green or clear bottles wrapped in foil
when I give beer to someone that I don't expect to the bottles back from. The foil blocks light
and is fai...
Posted in thread: Distribution and Sale Laws/Regulations on 01-09-2015 at 10:08 PM
In order to sell or trade beer, you must have a license and pay federal taxes on it to the TTB
and your State alcoholic beverage control. There are hefty penalties for selling beer
illegally. As for g...
Posted in thread: How to use/harvest milk thistle for bittering? on 01-08-2015 at 04:23 AM
I will have to try gruit ale sometime. For the recipes I've seen, there is usually one or two
ingredients that I can't find easily.
Posted in thread: BrewHardware.com RIMS hardware Kit and more Giveaway! on 01-06-2015 at 06:48 PM
I'd love to have a RIMS!
Posted in thread: Beersmith aging profile for WLP940 on 01-01-2015 at 07:25 PM
Finally got the laptop back from repair.BeerSmith actually does allow you to change
fermentation profiles quite easily. As I mentioned earlier, I am still learning my way around
BeerSmith. From the to...
Posted in thread: Carboy shattered while sanitizing/siphoning! on 01-01-2015 at 06:04 PM
What type of carboy was it? I had a Big mouth Bubbler break while shaking it to aerate the
wort. The mid section suddenly shattered, leaving the top and bottom intact. I've never had a
problem with my...