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Posted in thread: Strain or No Strain? on 04-04-2013 at 09:53 PM
Currently I'm only doing 1-gallon BIAB, so the amount material I have to strain is a small
amount. I just wanted to know what other brewers were doing.
Posted in thread: Strain or No Strain? on 04-03-2013 at 07:28 PM
A lot of great advice. Thank you all. Think I'll try something new each batch and see where it
Posted in thread: Strain or No Strain? on 04-03-2013 at 12:22 AM
Just completed my second all-grain home brew. My first brew I finished the boil, stuck a
colander over the primary and poured it in. Colander collected a lot of the hops. Beer turned
out great (I enjo...
Posted in thread: OK to sanitize bottling bucket/bottles with bleach or something? on 03-16-2013 at 02:49 AM
Bleach will work fine and you'll defiantly want to do a fresh water rinse. I've done the rinse
two ways and didn't notice any difference. First, sanitize with bleach and soaked for 5
minutes, then ran...
Posted in thread: First Batch on 02-11-2013 at 02:42 AM
Thanks Scott. I appreciate the response. Hate to see my first batch regaled to BBQ baste.
Posted in thread: First Batch on 02-10-2013 at 08:22 PM
Did my first batch of all grain BIAB (1 gallon) lastnight. Everything went well till mash in.
Did the 160 degree and then add my bag. Dropped the temp to 150 which was what is was suppose
to do. Steep...
Posted in thread: Temp Controlled Fermentation Chamber on 02-07-2013 at 01:23 AM
I'm getting ready to brew an amber ale this weekend, ideal fermentation temprature should be
about 71 degrees. My closet stays about a constant 66 degrees. Going to place the fermenter in
a plastic bi...
Posted in thread: Any other recent/to be new Dads? on 02-07-2013 at 01:09 AM
I have an 17 month old daughter (future brewmistress). Going to start All-grain next weekend,
so hopefully I'll have a brew partner in a few years. She gets a baby sip of whatever I'm
trying at the mo...
Posted in thread: Hello from Abilene, TX on 02-03-2013 at 07:04 AM
State of Jefferson checking in. Oh how I miss Sierra Nevada and getting the beer at the source.
Posted in thread: Back in Abilene on 02-03-2013 at 07:01 AM
Hey Drafter,Could have swore I replied to this post once before. I live in Abilene, going to to
start All-grain brewing next week when my stuff gets here and I have a few things to build
first. I've e...