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Posted in thread: Short's Good Humans? on 12-31-2013 at 12:33 PM
First AG was last week. First time using BeerSmith was yesterday. First time scaling down a
recipe. Proceed with caution. That being said I would like to try this, so any advice is
appreciated.10 lbs ...
Posted in thread: Diastatic Power Of My Partial Mash on 12-15-2013 at 06:18 PM
Based on comments here and Palmer's discussion here: looks like I can get away with mashing
the Ashburne, Bonlander, and Victory (gets me 41L DP) and steeping the CaraBrown, Caramel 80L,
and Black Ma...
Posted in thread: Diastatic Power Of My Partial Mash on 12-15-2013 at 01:10 PM
I've got the ingredients to brew a Good Humans. Hop schedule is per recipe on Briess, but not
relevant here. This is for a 6 gallon batch using 3 gallon boil. This is how I do all my beers,
a partial ...
Posted in thread: Priming Bottled Beer on 11-23-2013 at 08:01 PM
I forgot to prime a six pack of my latest batch, leftover when I filled the bottling bucket. It
has been in the bottle for a few weeks and I have chilled it to 37F. Anything I should do
before I drop ...
Posted in thread: Join Me For a Surly Bitter in DC... on 02-01-2013 at 10:17 PM
Ridiculous. $11 for a single 16oz can of Surly Bitter. A pretty good beer, but not at $66 a six
pack. And I have to live in this place...
Posted in thread: Skipping the Ice Bath on 10-05-2012 at 09:43 PM
I'm surprised no one has mentioned the fact that any of these "skip chill" approaches bypass
the cold break, though Papazian does it constantly (dumping hot wort into water to get the 5
gallons) in th...
Posted in thread: Skipping the Ice Bath on 10-05-2012 at 03:21 PM
Good idea! Could shave a couple of hours off the process.
Posted in thread: Skipping the Ice Bath on 10-05-2012 at 01:30 PM
For my next brew, I'm thinking of directly dumping 3 gallons of hot wort into my fermentation
bucket which will have 2 gallons of water at room temperature, then placing in a freezer to
bring it down ...
Posted in thread: How Do I Know Whether Reused Yeast is Infected? on 09-14-2012 at 05:28 PM
I use corn sugar to carbonate, but I have heard that if you use malt, you may get a ring up
top. It is also reported to be a sign of infection. Even if infected, it is safe to drink.
Personally, if it...
Posted in thread: Yeast Advice Needed (Picture included) on 09-08-2012 at 11:50 PM
Let's see what happens tomorrow. What yeasts were pitched?