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Posted in thread: Spaten Optimator clone - recipe? on 10-05-2011 at 02:13 AM
So here's what I ended up brewing:Est. OG: 1.075IBUs: 22.4Color: 24.8 SRM9lbs Munich4.25lbs
Vienna.5lbs Carafa IISingle Infusion @ 156*1.5oz Tettnang - FW.5oz Tettnang - 15 min.WLP833
German Bock Lage...
Posted in thread: How fast do you consume 5 gallons of home brew? on 09-27-2011 at 01:25 PM
Well last night i had planned on bottling a 12 pack for different purposes but in the process
of filling the first bottle i killed the keg. :-( i had made a super tasty Indian brown ale
that lasted on...
Posted in thread: Time to man up and ask a few questions on 09-20-2011 at 02:57 AM
I do fly sparge myself, but I don't see why after draining your tun completely first then
adding your sparge water (168*-170*) to batch sparge and effectively control your draining to
last as long as ...
Posted in thread: Time to man up and ask a few questions on 09-20-2011 at 02:42 AM
This is all great advice....with a false bottom what should be the rate that I draw the wort
off while avoiding a stuck sparge?It generally takes a pretty fast flow to get that kind of
suction to give...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 09-20-2011 at 02:22 AM
Fireman's number 4. One of my favorite super drinkable beers.
Posted in thread: Spaten Optimator clone - recipe? on 09-20-2011 at 01:34 AM
Posted in thread: Moving to All Grain! on 09-20-2011 at 01:19 AM
invest in a brew software like beersmith. Well worth the $20.+1
Posted in thread: Spaten Optimator clone - recipe? on 09-20-2011 at 12:09 AM
Howdy, A friend wants me to brew an Optimator Clone for him. I've written up a recipe for it.
Let me know what ya'll think. The spaten site says the OG is 18.2 Plato which equals a 1.075,
so I aimed f...
Posted in thread: Time to man up and ask a few questions on 09-19-2011 at 11:43 PM
Another couple good tips for preventing a stuck sparge:1. When you're drawing off your wort to
your Boil Kettle, restrict your flow. The more flow, the more suction you're creating which
will pull you...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Festivals 2011 on 09-14-2011 at 11:47 PM
I'll see you guys at the Addison Oktoberfest this weekend! Gonna be a blast!