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Posted in thread: Fermentation Blow off Conditions on 01-21-2014 at 09:41 PM
Hi guys....had a interesting thing happen during the fermentation of this AG batch I'm
doing.I've read about guys having fermentation's that need a blow off tube. After about 15 or
20 batches, I don't...
Posted in thread: Cost of all-grain brewing vs MrBeer vs buying beer at the store on 01-21-2014 at 08:57 PM
Everyone here brings good points regarding making beer vs purchasing. If you want to save money
and like beer you probably need to buy it. You may save a few dollars making beer but it is not
Posted in thread: People talk about "caramelizing" during a boil, is this even possible? on 01-19-2014 at 08:45 PM
Wort boils at around 215 °F or 103 °C (due to the boiling point elevation from the dissolved
solids). Thats interesting. During my boil yesterday I dropped a digital thermometer in and it
read 215 deg...
Posted in thread: Might have to go BIAB for tomorrow's brew due to grain bill size on 01-19-2014 at 07:48 PM
Once i've started the mash, i wrap a sleeping bag around the pot and put a blanket over the
top. Temperature holds very well.
Posted in thread: Can Muslin bags be reused? on 01-19-2014 at 07:46 PM
I reuse these as well as the bags for BIAB. I turn them inside out and rinse. Wife throws them
in the laundry and washes them with the whites. no problems that I've seen.
Posted in thread: Greetings from Kentucky! on 01-19-2014 at 07:36 PM
Just north of lexington. I see you're from Alexandria, small world!I fly down to Harrodsburg
for work every week. Kentucky is a beautiful State.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 01-19-2014 at 04:47 PM
Just started my boil on BM's centennial blonde. 9F outside......why am I such a
masochist?-RoosterDam...you guys are getting some cold. Its not quite that bad up here in Ny.
Posted in thread: Brewing beer when it is 33 degrees in the garage... on 01-19-2014 at 01:25 PM
Fortunately I have a stove in my basement to do my BIAB. I have to do the boils outside though
as the stove top doesn't have the BTU's to get 6.5 gallons to a rolling boil otherwise it would
be all in...
Posted in thread: How long do You boil? on 01-19-2014 at 01:12 PM
Thanks for the insight guys.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 01-18-2014 at 08:25 PM
Brewing a Light American Ale now.