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  • Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-11-2014 at 10:29 PM
    In like Flynn!

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-11-2014 at 10:27 PM
    Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: Vanilla Bourbon Oak Stout on 07-12-2014 at 12:51 PM
    The chips will soak up what they are capable of soaking up. So just enough to cover should be
    fine. How long are you soaking them?Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewI was going to soak them
    for a few ...

  • Posted in thread: Rookie move on 06-30-2014 at 01:37 AM
    That's CO2. It would be the same if you could open the top of a carboy.

  • Posted in thread: Vanilla Bourbon Oak Stout on 06-30-2014 at 01:29 AM
    I do about 4 oz of oak chips. As far as secondary goes, it doesn't matter if you dump them into
    the primary or rack to secondary. Racking is an extra risk of infecting though. Sent from my
    iPhone usin...

  • Posted in thread: Vanilla Bourbon Oak Stout on 06-30-2014 at 12:58 AM
    Hey all, I brewed a stout today that I want to "emulate" a Vanilla Stout aged in a Bourbon
    Barrel. My question is how much oak chips should I use and what kind? I was talking about it
    with a buddy of ...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas came early. on 03-24-2013 at 10:07 PM
    High five bro!

  • Posted in thread: Sight Gauge help on 03-14-2013 at 11:23 PM
    The hops you add to your brew also absorb wort. You just have to keep in mind of this stuff for
    the next time. I have a sight glass as well and I think it's a great investment as long as you
    remember ...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on Extract Tripel kit on 03-13-2013 at 12:18 AM
    Most yeast are good for about 75% attenuation rate. You got 69%. I am assuming you used the dry
    yeast pack that came with the kit? If so, that might explain the slightly lower attenuation
    rate. Howeve...

  • Posted in thread: Calculating OG after topping off on 03-12-2013 at 01:04 AM
    1.064 should be pretty accurate. I punched it all into Beersmith, found you had about 70%
    efficiency, and then changed the volume from 4 to 5 gallons. It will be within 2 or 3 points...
    Lastly, you re...