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Posted in thread: Slow start on 09-12-2012 at 09:44 AM
Thanks everyone. Checked it this morning and the fermentation seems to be moving along now.
Plenty of activity in the airlock. Lots of helpful information here. Learn more every time I
brew! When you ...
Posted in thread: Slow start on 09-11-2012 at 11:22 PM
Well there is a bunch of tiny bubbles in the airlock but no bubbling action like the
fermentation I'm used to seeing. I also used us-5
Posted in thread: Slow start on 09-11-2012 at 10:43 PM
Brewed a pale ale Sunday night and still not much activity in my airlock? All grain pale ale,
rehydrated my yeast, pitched and aerated with a paddle at 70 degrees. Currently siting at 69
degrees. Any ...
Posted in thread: Step mashing in a cooler on 09-11-2012 at 12:59 AM
Thanks tgmartin000. I will do that. New to brewing and all grain, but really enjoying the
experience (when I can find time).
Posted in thread: Step mashing in a cooler on 09-11-2012 at 12:43 AM
Ok. Thanks for the input. All of the all grain recipes in that book call for a step mash. Must
be his preference. If I were to do a single infusion, how should I determine the mash temp and
Posted in thread: Step mashing in a cooler on 09-10-2012 at 09:53 PM
The recipe was from the joy of home brewing book. It's the akka lakka pale ale. I used a
calculator on tasty brew.com to figure the steps. is a link to the recipe.
Posted in thread: Step mashing in a cooler on 09-10-2012 at 08:20 PM
I did my first all grain step mash inA cooler yesterday all is going well until my second
infusion of boiling water. I started out with a 10.5 lb grain bill and 10.5 qts of water. Mash
in at 146 to se...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 03-25-2012 at 01:59 PM
Thanks hmmm beer. I downloaded beer smith last night and haven't had much time to play around
with it yet, but looks pretty sweet at first glance. I built a 10 gallon MT with SS false
bottom and a pex...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 03-24-2012 at 08:16 PM
Hey everyone. Im new to all grain and hoping to make this my first go at it. What size batch is
the ingredient list for? Also, where do you get your strike water temp, volume, and sparge
water temp an...
Posted in thread: Hello from Upstate Ny on 03-13-2012 at 01:24 AM
Just wanted to say Hi and introduce myself. I am quite new to brewing but have the itch to get
going on bigger and better things. I have brewing extract beers and partials up to this point
but just bo...