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  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 10-26-2007 at 07:05 PM
    Is converting this recipe to steeping grains/extract a simple as replacing the 2-row with the
    appropriate amount of LME? It seems I could steep the Vienna and Crystal before adding the LME.
    Am I on th...

  • Posted in thread: I am gonna be in San Antonio TX next month, where are the good pubs and eateries? on 10-17-2007 at 10:44 PM
    As a former San Antonian I'll chime in here:Go to Mi Tierra or La Margarita for Mexican food.
    They are both downtown and are considered local icons. You know they aren't tourist traps since
    tons of lo...

  • Posted in thread: To crack or not to crack? on 10-17-2007 at 06:47 PM
    I'm doing an ESB recipe that calls for Chocolate Malt and Roasted barley? The guy at the LHBS
    shop to not crack these specific grains as they are brittle and could ruin a batch. Do you all
    agree with ...

  • Posted in thread: Gold or Pale LME? on 10-15-2007 at 08:09 PM
    I'm looking into making an ESB from extract that calls for 6lbs of "Gold liquid malt extract".
    My LHBS only has "Pale liquid Male extract" in stock. Are gold and pale considered the same
    thing when it...

  • Posted in thread: Chilling wort on 10-12-2007 at 06:10 PM
    I bought a large round plastic tub at Home Depot for $6.00. The kettle fits in there with 20lbs
    of ice and water perfectly. Cools 3 gallons in 10 - 15 minutes. It seems much more efficient
    than fillin...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 10-10-2007 at 11:42 PM
    Is there an extract version of this recipe floating around? I've only seen the mini-mash
    version but don't think I am ready for that.

  • Posted in thread: Ommegang Hennepin Recipe on 09-28-2007 at 04:59 PM
    I'm looking into brewing Ommegang Hennepin and found this recipe on the BYO website. What do
    you all think? Does it sound about right?Brewery Ommegang Hennepin (5 gallons, extract only) OG
    = 1.070 FG ...

  • Posted in thread: Did I destroy my first brew? on 09-26-2007 at 03:41 PM
    I did not take a hydrometer reading. I was going to wait until bottling day to do that. Should
    I do that now or wait until bottling day? The airlock was securely attached to the lid when I
    did the sha...

  • Posted in thread: Did I destroy my first brew? on 09-26-2007 at 03:27 PM
    Greetings. I brewed my first batch this past weekend (extract pale ale) and things went very
    well. There were visible signs of fermentation for the first 72 hours and then airlock activity
    dropped to ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting temperature. on 09-03-2007 at 11:07 PM
    I'm new here so here goes my first post. I plan on brewing for the first time next weekend and
    am concerned with fermentation temps in So Cal since it's relatively hot this time of year. I
    Googled "fe...