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  • In anesthesia school
  • Started my first batch on 9/3/08
  • A Chinese-herb infused (?) beer
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  • Silly Susan's Coffee Stout v 1.2 - gone [tear]
    Agave Wheat v1.1
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  • Posted in thread: Agave Syrup on 08-06-2009 at 07:20 PM
    So the influx of 225g of sugar, which seems like a bit, won't affect the final gravity (and
    alcohol) significantly?Sometimes it seems like brewing is very counterintuitive, which is
    probably why I mak...

  • Posted in thread: Agave Syrup on 08-06-2009 at 02:47 PM
    Just realized that when I took a gravity reading it was after I put in the agave syrup in the
    secondary (instead of prior AND after), so I have no idea how much it will raise the alcohol
    level.6.6 lbs...

  • Posted in thread: Agave Syrup on 08-03-2009 at 11:22 PM
    For reference (so that I can compare it to the 225 g of sugar I added with the agave syrup),
    how much fermentable sugar is in a standard 3.3 lbs liquid malt extract?

  • Posted in thread: Agave Syrup on 08-03-2009 at 03:22 AM
    So I added a bottle of Agave syrup to boiling water, stirred it for about 5 minutes, then put
    it into the secondary with my hefeweizen. Then I looked at the empty bottle and realized I just
    put 225g o...

  • Posted in thread: Agave Syrup on 08-02-2009 at 07:23 PM
    Since it is thick like honey, I think I will need to stir it into boiling water.Any problems
    with the heat damaging it?

  • Posted in thread: Agave Syrup on 08-02-2009 at 04:51 PM
    Would there be any issues of adding agave nectar to the secondary (assuming it was "clean")?

  • Posted in thread: is another reason wort chillers work because they keep the lid off on 07-27-2009 at 06:27 PM
    I also stumbled across this in my attempt to not by a wort chiller. Last night I was able to
    get my 3 gallons of wort from 212*F (approximate) to 120*F with an ice bath and stirring in 10
    minutes, the...

  • Posted in thread: Hot wort aeration tastes like s*** on 07-17-2009 at 12:49 AM
    In order to speed up cooling of my wort after boiling, I have been stirring it with a sanitized
    thermometer. My thought process was that since I was relying primarily on conduction to cool
    the wort (i...

  • Posted in thread: Need a Manny's Pale Ale clone on 01-04-2009 at 02:05 AM
    Can anyone convert this to an extract recipe with specialty malt steeping?I lived in Seattle
    for 5 years and this was the only pale ale I've ever liked so I would love to make it at home.

  • Posted in thread: Coffee addition on 11-16-2008 at 02:43 PM
    I brew .25lb of Sumatran coffee with my french press. I add it when bottling. It's wonderful
    and have won a few second place ribbons with it. The coffee aroma and flavor are awesome. I've
    tried all ot...