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Posted in thread: Got free bottles to give away? Post 'em here! on 02-27-2014 at 07:59 PM
looking for some 12oz bottles in the NW suburbs of Chicago area if anybody has some
available.I'm in Chicago and have a couple of cases ready to go to a good home. They are clean
but do still have lab...
Posted in thread: Question about Thermometer in kettle for biab on 02-14-2014 at 07:26 PM
I have one on my kettle but it's not always accurate. It has a short probe so it doesn't snag
the bag. I find that I have to stir the grain and then let it sit a little while to get a
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 02-14-2014 at 02:53 AM
Note to self. Next time I fill up the bottling bucket for the second half of 10 gallons, close
the ball valve before siphoning and going upstairs to get the sugar water.Sent from my iPhone
using Home ...
Posted in thread: Kolsch question regarding yeast on 02-12-2014 at 05:24 PM
For more authentic Kolsch taste, you should go with Kolsch yeast. I've used the Wyeast with
good results. I don't have any experience with with the German Wheat yeast.
Posted in thread: Got free bottles to give away? Post 'em here! on 02-12-2014 at 04:24 AM
They're actually 12 oz bottles but I also have about a dozen 22 oz bottles I'm willing to part
with. Let me know if you're still interested.
Posted in thread: Got free bottles to give away? Post 'em here! on 02-12-2014 at 03:09 AM
Northside of Chicago- I have 2 cases of clean bottles with labels ready for pick up.
Posted in thread: Fermenting in a bottling bucket on 02-10-2014 at 04:14 AM
I've read that some will simplify it even further by fermenting in the kettle. Haven't tried it
Posted in thread: Substitute Hops Question on 02-09-2014 at 02:33 PM
That's the one. I used red wheat and added a few ounces of light Munich I had left over. Don't
know how much of a difference it made. Cleared up nicely with some cold conditioning in the
bottle for ~6...
Posted in thread: Substitute Hops Question on 02-09-2014 at 04:53 AM
Bee Cave Brewery Kolsch uses perle and tettnang if you have any tettnang left over. I made a
similar Kolsch and it was pretty tasty.
Posted in thread: Fisher-Price: My First BIAB All Grain SmAsH on 02-08-2014 at 06:22 PM
BIAB is all grain brewing so should be the same. You can make adjustments based on your system
and efficiency just like any other AG brewer.