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Posted in thread: I need your help for class! on 11-29-2011 at 03:16 PM
Posted in thread: Am i good? Hydrometer reading. on 11-27-2011 at 10:32 PM
in terms of recipe formulation, you pick your OG based off of style/experience and then brew to
that selection. you check your actual OG, like you said, after all fermentables have been added
Posted in thread: Your Dream Brew Pub on 11-22-2011 at 10:08 PM
love the surly volunteer army. granted they're alot of production work, but the idea that
people come out to lend a hand around the place for a few packs of beer speaks highly of your
beer and the emp...
Posted in thread: First AG looks, smells, and tastes terrible. (pics attached) on 11-22-2011 at 09:48 PM
you're right, that is terrible....terrible that i cant reach through the computer screen. nice
work! have a cream ale in primary currently.
Posted in thread: Late second pitch to dry out a porter? on 11-22-2011 at 09:03 PM
should be able to, but youll want to consider the correct amount. start a beer in mrmalty at
1020 and it should recommend only a fraction of say a 5 gram dry yeast packet to finish the
beer off. Yeast...
Posted in thread: Moving to Augusta GA - No local Brew store - need advice on 11-21-2011 at 11:06 PM
+1 for all the recommended online stores...esp brewmasters warehouse given your location. im up
in NC and they get recipes to me standard shipping in a few days, plus their brewbuilder is
Posted in thread: Brewing first full boil on 11-21-2011 at 10:52 PM
thats a nice looking kettle. tommy likey!
Posted in thread: Coming Up Short on 11-18-2011 at 01:22 PM
like bluewolf said, you're going to lose some volume to evaporation and that is going to
fluctuate based on how vigorous your boil is. to be sure you make 5 gallons (or 5+) in your
fermenter you might...
Posted in thread: my first shot on 11-15-2011 at 12:58 PM
yes. has happened to me before with some liquid yeast not appreciating southern summer weather
before. just grabbed a package of dry yeast, rehydrated, pitched and in a few weeks was
Posted in thread: Partial Boil Hop Utilization - Only for bittering? on 03-05-2011 at 02:31 AM
just pointing out that independent of boil gravity, a smaller boil results in lower hop
utilization period. hasnt refuted the idea that boil gravity affects hop utilization, but
certainly makes the po...