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Posted in thread: Ever had a complete fail brew day? on 05-24-2015 at 12:14 AM
Not really. Like the other guy said, KISS. My routine is the same every time I brew. I clean
the mash tun while the wort is heating up to boil temp. I have a tub full of water and PBW
ready to clean e...
Posted in thread: First Brew - To Secondary, or not to Secondary? on 05-15-2015 at 03:22 PM
I only secondary with lagers. Rack it off the bucket, put the carboy in the fridge and let it
sit for six months or whatever. Current lager I think is it in it's fifth month now.I very
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-12-2015 at 04:48 PM
Mine is pretty self explanatory. I had no idea when I first came here how long I would be
brewing and figured after the first few batches I would know everything I needed to know about
home brewing an...
Posted in thread: disaster please help on 05-09-2015 at 02:38 PM
Yep, it's no good. Just ferment it, bottle it and dump it off at my house. :rockin:
Posted in thread: Quick Question on 05-09-2015 at 02:34 PM
but hydrometers are much more straightforward to use...and cheaper too!But I got my
refractometer for Christmas. So really, it was cheaper than the two hydrometers I've
Posted in thread: Quick Question on 05-08-2015 at 04:44 PM
Hmm. I heard somewhere that you should use a hydrometer after the beer is done fermenting.
Refractometers are only accurate with unfermented wort.
Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 04-30-2015 at 10:07 PM
When people ask what I do, I usually say "As little as possible for the most money." But really
I farm with my dad and uncles, we have dairy cows, beef cattle, 2000 acres of corn, soybeans
Posted in thread: 5 brews for summer... go! on 03-30-2015 at 04:03 PM
bud light, coors light, natural light, keystone light, corona light. j/k... APA fits the bill -
it can and will reach 119 in the shade, in july.Your forgot Miller High Life Light, Old Style
Light and ...
Posted in thread: LHBS (when your LHBS Stinks and it is time to walk away) on 03-23-2015 at 03:50 PM
This whole discussion makes me feel fortunate that I have such a great home brew shop a few
miles away. He has pretty much everything I've ever needed and he even sells hop rhizomes as
well. He's give...
Posted in thread: Anyone brew 5 gallon batches on your kitchen stove? on 03-10-2015 at 03:13 PM
I used to do 5 gallon boils on the gas stove top at my old place, it was slow and I hated
having to do it in the kitchen (which was messy). On the other hand, it did partial boils like
a beast. When I...