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Posted in thread: How Rye I Am (Rye Saison) - 2011 - 1st Place Best of Show - HBT Comp on 08-11-2015 at 06:53 PM
I brewed a 3 Gallon AG batch of this last night.I was hoping for an OG of 1.056 but ended up
with 1.046 I have a feeling the crush is to blame for this since I ordered crushed grains from
a new suppli...
Posted in thread: Sparging with Cold Water? on 08-11-2015 at 06:19 PM
Just the info I was hoping to hear. yeeehawwww! Now if I can just figure out why my OG was so
Posted in thread: Sparging with Cold Water? on 08-11-2015 at 05:16 AM
phew… Thanks for the quick response. I had never done it before so I was a little
apprehensive; I can rest now.
Posted in thread: Sparging with Cold Water? on 08-11-2015 at 04:43 AM
I brewed my first batch in about a year so my technique was a little rusty.I forgot to take
into account water absorption by the grain. After my 2nd runnings I was off by 4 qts and I
didn't have anymo...
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-24-2013 at 03:01 PM
I'm in. Thanks Rebel Brewer!:ban:
Posted in thread: Brewing with Kids? on 11-21-2013 at 10:04 PM
My 4 year old son comes with me to the LHBS. He loves scooping and weighing the grains and
checking out all the cool equipment. He gets bored pretty quickly when daddy's brewing but it's
a start. I lo...
Posted in thread: Electric Fermentation Heater vs. Brew Belt on 11-21-2013 at 09:12 PM
Just figured I'd update ya.I ended up getting the brew belt, I found one pretty cheap online. I
only make 3 gallon All-Grain batches so I think the belt more than suffices to heat my
fermenter up. I t...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Storage Problem on 11-21-2013 at 09:03 PM
Well, assuming the yeast was not contaminated due to the less than desirable storage temp for a
week, I'd say they're pretty healthy. I pitched around 2:30 AM Friday night and when i checked
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Storage Problem on 11-15-2013 at 09:53 PM
you will be fine! if you had kept the yeast at room temp for a week they would be fine, and
keeping them a bit chilled is fine, indeed as mentioned above good flocculation is desirable.
although i won...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Storage Problem on 11-15-2013 at 04:22 PM
Hey ya'll,I plan on brewing tonight but am concerned about my yeast starter. I made 1L starter
on Saturday (Wyeast 1388) - I had it on a stir plate for about 42 hours and then cold crashed
it in my fe...