Last Activity:05-10-2013 4:41 PM
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 04-12-2013 at 08:38 PM
Do 3 gallon brewers count here? lol... I considered 1 gallon, decided it was too little, 5
gallons too much. I want a quick turnover so i can brew more often and try new things!I have
come to the rath...
Posted in thread: hydrometer on 02-07-2013 at 04:59 PM
I assume that's using the hydrometer in a bucket. I don't know how you would get it back out of
Posted in thread: Using tap water in mash on 01-17-2013 at 08:28 PM
In our neck of the woods, a water softener is a must. For dark beers however, I bypass the
softener, which means using cold water as all the water in the water heater has already been
softened. Pils, ...
Posted in thread: Lager Vessel on 01-15-2013 at 08:30 PM
I have my first lager in a secondary and my second in my fermentor. The question is, how would
lagering in the secondary be different from letting them lager in the bottle, assuming that the
time and ...
Posted in thread: BIAB question on 01-15-2013 at 06:33 PM
I also do 2.5 gallon batches in a 5 gallon pot. I started out doing the full volume mash, but
more recently have been holding back 1 gallon water. I don't do this for the purpose of a true
Posted in thread: Keeping a steady temerature while steeping. on 01-14-2013 at 04:50 PM
I also use the oven method. I usually end up turning the oven back on for about a minute each
time I stir the mash. The oven loses a lot of heat when the door is open fully for a minute
Posted in thread: Does this BIAB recipe/procedure for ordinary bitter make sense? on 01-10-2013 at 07:30 PM
Do you see an advantage in pouring the sparge water over the grain bag rather than just dunking
the bag in the sparge water in the pot that was used to heat it. I guess it would be one more
pot to was...
Posted in thread: All Grain After 1 Batch of Mr. Beer? on 12-14-2012 at 02:49 PM
The 1 Gallon kits at Northern Brewer are Extract kit's with specialty grains that are steeped
in hot water for a period of time (20 to 30 minutes I think) before the extract is added and
the wort is b...
Posted in thread: BIAB Mash Out on 12-10-2012 at 09:58 PM
So that batch is in the can. I thought since so many were willing to take the time to read and
reply, that I would recap. Pretty much everything went as planned. I did the "All In" water
with the reco...
Posted in thread: BIAB Mash Out on 12-05-2012 at 09:13 PM
OK, spent an hour reading a bunch of other posts on BIAB Mash-out and it seemed to be the
majority opinion, doesn't really matter. So let's flip to the other side of this question, full
volume mash vs...