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Posted in thread: Lagering: essential advice! on 02-07-2014 at 12:33 AM
Ok so I think I can do this with the advice given. Ive technically never made a starter but
have propagated yeast from dregs for my yeast bank and its essentially the same thing. My temp
control is an...
Posted in thread: Homebrewdad's Big Irish Red on 02-06-2014 at 11:23 PM
Going to brew this the weekend of 2/22. Going to go with your exact recipe, but going with an
11.50 gallon recipe and a 78% Efficiency ratng. Looking forward to this. I have been looking
for bigger th...
Posted in thread: Early Morning Brews on 02-01-2014 at 01:14 PM
So im about to jump to the morning brew day for the first time sunday and im so excited. I got
my grains and equipment All ready to start at 5 am. The only thing im feeling weird about is
when I brew ...
Posted in thread: Noob from Boston on 01-05-2014 at 02:21 PM
Welcome to the HomeBrewing scene from Wrentham, MA. Just remember to keep it simple for your
first few batches. Enjoy and hopefully I'll see you at the brew shop in Weymouth in the near
Posted in thread: Early Morning Brews on 01-05-2014 at 02:15 PM
Not mashing in until around 10:00ish. You guys won't kick me out of the club, will ya?:p
Posted in thread: Trying a Lager for the first time, questions on temp on 12-06-2013 at 02:46 AM
Great Thread for new Lager Brewers! Here's what I do. I Pitch my Lager Yeast (after a healthy
starter has been completed) at 50 degrees. Yes, it takes longer to see visual signs of
fermentation, but b...
Posted in thread: Calling all Blichmann 20gal pot owners on 11-24-2013 at 08:21 PM
Another faithful Blingman owner here. I own a 20 gal mash tun wit the false bottom, a 20 gal.
boiler maker with the hop screen, and a 30 gal. boiler maker for my 23 gallon batches. I have
never been l...
Posted in thread: When to check OG? on 11-24-2013 at 02:39 PM
I am a little confused when you should take the OG reading.Right after you fill your fermenter
and before you pitch the yeast? right after you pitch yeast? When?Prior to pitching the yeast.
Posted in thread: Early Morning Brews on 11-24-2013 at 12:35 PM
Christmas Rye Ale is mashing, cinnamon rolls are baking and the coffee is brewing. It's a
beautiful (but chilly - 30*) morning out to boot. Good times.Lit the HLT at 0700. Outside temp
was 15 degrees....
Posted in thread: This Year's "Left Overs Ale"... on 11-11-2013 at 07:52 PM
Every year I do a "Franken Brew". I throw most of my left over specialty grains and left over
hops into a batch. This year I went a little over board with the hops, but what the hell. I