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  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash Tips on 05-01-2016 at 08:03 PM
    Do you have a pot that is at least 5 gallons? Most brewers do and that plus a paint strainer
    bag or a bag make form Swiss Voille makes a mash tun for your partial mash. All that is needed
    to mash is a...

  • Posted in thread: Detrimental to Lager long term at 50F? on 05-01-2016 at 11:48 AM
    Lagering at 32 degrees will get the yeast to settle faster. You plan on storing the beer for
    several months. You should be just fine. Any byproducts should be cleaned up before the beer is
    bottled or ...

  • Posted in thread: A Multi-Rest Mash Somewhat Pointless? on 05-01-2016 at 11:46 AM
    I had a similar experience with my multi-rest experiments. The higher multi-step mash rests are
    good... the 143*f - 145*f as JimRausch says are worthwhile for dryer beers. I'll do a 10 minute
    rest at ...

  • Posted in thread: Oxygen Setup on 05-01-2016 at 11:41 AM
    Price the disposable oxygen cylinders and check how many batches you can make with one of
    those. Price a refillable one from the welding shop and see how many batches you can make with
    that. Decide ho...

  • Posted in thread: Does my starter look right? on 04-30-2016 at 11:57 AM
    Hello, I am planning on brewing a Belgian Dubbel tomorrow. Wednesday night I made a starter,
    was gone all day yesterday so couldn't observe it, came home this morning and put it in the
    fridge to crash...

  • Posted in thread: Managing production of noticeable alcohols on 04-30-2016 at 11:30 AM
    Since simple sugars are so easily digested by the yeast, they could contribute as that could
    raise the temperature of the beer quickly. I'd lean toward adding them after the main part of
    the ferment i...

  • Posted in thread: Extract beer keeps getting sweet. WHY? on 04-30-2016 at 11:23 AM
    Please post at least a couple recipes including what liquid extract you used and the hops and
    hop amounts. It will help finding where the problem lies.No, boiling the extract isn't the
    problem. No, ad...

  • Posted in thread: Full-boil benefits with BIAB? on 04-30-2016 at 11:10 AM
    How can something conduct heat better if it doesn't shed it? Do you have any understanding of
    thermodynamics or are you just parroting stuff you read somewhere? If the material does not
    shed the heat ...

  • Posted in thread: Irish stout kit on 04-28-2016 at 09:40 PM
    Is that to imply I should have steeped for 60?Steeping dissolves sugars and extracts flavor and
    most of that is done within 30 minutes. It won't hurt to steep longer but the gain from doing
    so is pret...

  • Posted in thread: Full-boil benefits with BIAB? on 04-28-2016 at 11:09 AM
    How do you figure aluminum holds heat better? Based on thermal conductivity it will not!
    Aluminum is used for heat sinks in electronics for a reason, it sheds heat faster than
    steel!No. aluminum condu...

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