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Posted in thread: Efficiencies over 100% on 08-31-2015 at 04:38 AM
Are you using BeerSmith? And how is your equipment configured vs. your actual process?
BeerSmith is very powerful when the equipment is right (and presumably other software programs
as well), but you ...
Posted in thread: Healthy Weight Loss AND Beer on 08-31-2015 at 03:25 AM
So digging this up off a search. I set out to lose +100lb (from 290 a few months ago down to
the 175 I was in my late teens/early 20s). After years of eating like crap, exercising too
little (both dir...
Posted in thread: Fermenter filled too high - Wait for Blow Off or Pull Wort Now Before Yeast Kicks in? on 08-31-2015 at 01:38 AM
If you have a 1-gallon fermenter, you could pull off some wort into that. It'll be fermenting
too, because you already pitched the yeast. Then you can add it back to the carboy as
fermentation slows d...
Posted in thread: Fermenter filled too high - Wait for Blow Off or Pull Wort Now Before Yeast Kicks in? on 08-31-2015 at 01:37 AM
Not my setup pictured, nor have I personally done it, but I know a number of guys who
intentionally overfill the fermenter, and then use this kind of setup to collect the yeast (the
guys I know use ma...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 08-30-2015 at 08:04 PM
18374.5+10g Twin Oaks IPA+10g Shady Moon Wit+10g Twin Oaks IPA+10g Shady Moon Wit+10g Saison de
Soliel+10g UBetcha Kolsch+10g Oberon Clone+10g Pliny the Clone+10g Hoppy Belgian Golden
Posted in thread: Extract brewing on 08-30-2015 at 01:59 PM
Assuming that your extract is ~35-36 ppg for the HME (pretty typical for liquid extract syrup)
and ~45 ppg for the DME (again pretty typical), then yes, 0.8 lbs DME per pound of HME should
be about ri...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-30-2015 at 04:28 AM
Milled grains for tomorrow.
Posted in thread: The [Horribly Unpopular] Soccer Thread on 08-29-2015 at 01:46 PM
The worst part is that isn't even how you pronounce his name...I don't know the correct
pronunciation, but I figured as much. I'd guess it's closer to zone than sun, no?
Posted in thread: Why is everyone only into IPA's on 08-28-2015 at 10:43 PM
Because IPAs are delicious. Hah. Seriously, because I'm pissed on the first IIPA I've brewed in
3 years, innit? It's normally 3-4% Bitters and Milds for me, so this is an abrupt change.