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Posted in thread: Return to Brewing on 04-05-2010 at 02:17 AM
Wow... I'm still an extract/mini-mash brewer and see this setup just inspires me to just go
ahead and make the jump to all-grain. Thanks for the great pics and the inspiration!
Posted in thread: Using a hop bag on 01-29-2010 at 04:12 PM
So I've been using a hop bag for my last few beers. Actually I've been using a paint strainer
bag as a hop bag. The results have been that I have cut down the amount of junk on the bottom
of my brew k...
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 01-17-2010 at 05:33 AM
I also kegged and force-carbed this one today. I did not add the coffee until I kegged it this
morning and I sampled the beer before the coffee addition. I've made a coffee stout before that
had too m...
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 01-06-2010 at 03:48 PM
Excellent! Thank you!
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 01-05-2010 at 09:32 PM
I've been lazy and letting it sit in the primary since 12/12. I still need to rack it to
secondary and add the coffee concentrate. Any thoughts on NOT racking it to secondary and just
pouring in the c...
Posted in thread: All grain question on 12-19-2009 at 06:06 AM
Wait... how is this an all grain question?
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 12-14-2009 at 02:22 PM
Just brewed this recipe on Saturday. Came out with an O.G. of 1.062. It's bubbling away nicely
in my closet. I'm pretty excited to see how this one turns out.
Posted in thread: Hey Texans! on 11-28-2009 at 04:13 AM
St. Arnold's actually moved locations into a much larger and nicer brewery. Unfortunately, I
don't think they have the correct permits, so the tours are not going on yet. But if you do get
a chance to...
Posted in thread: Nottingham Yeast on 11-04-2009 at 03:04 AM
I brewed a batch of Centennial Blonde on Saturday. It's been over 72 hours and no sign of
fermentation. When I bought it, I asked the LHBS if they got rid of all of the bad Nottingham
yeast that was r...
Posted in thread: Always use a blow off?? on 09-29-2009 at 01:58 PM
To be honest, I've found that using extract recipes that I pretty much come very close to the
recipe's stated OG just about every time. So I don't even take an OG hydrometer reading. If