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  • Posted in thread: 1 gallon pros/cons? on 11-30-2016 at 03:45 PM
    i really think that 2.5 gallon batches are the optimal size. About a case of beer, so enough to
    enjoy, but not a huge amount of space.+1

  • Posted in thread: Please Comment on Milk Stout (Sweet Stout) Recipe on 11-27-2016 at 01:12 PM
    Good catch. I meant half a pound of lactose.I don't want it to be too harsh. How about upping
    the black patent instead of adding the roasted barley?

  • Posted in thread: Please Comment on Milk Stout (Sweet Stout) Recipe on 11-27-2016 at 01:09 AM
    I'm looking for recipe comments/suggestions. As for the quantities, note that this is a half
    batch.Thanks!BeerSmith 2 Recipe Printout - Stout v002Brewer: smyrnaquinceStyle: Sweet
    StoutTYPE: All Grai...

  • Posted in thread: Stella or Corona bottles.... on 08-05-2016 at 12:44 PM
    As we all know, we can't use screw off bottles for our home brew.I use a bench capper on
    screw-offs with no problem.

  • Posted in thread: Did I ruin my pale ale on 07-08-2016 at 09:15 PM
    First, I have to commend the OP for getting so freaky close just by using "The Force" ;)Second,
    I agree with the previous post re: surely there were at least a few degrees lost in that run to
    the stor...

  • Posted in thread: Equipment question for first all grain brew on 06-30-2016 at 04:02 PM
    Keep a spray bottle of water or StarSan handy to spray to foam to prevent a boilover.

  • Posted in thread: Phenolic / Plastic Taste in homebrews on 06-30-2016 at 02:16 AM
    This is what my next batch will be for Friday Going to buy 10 gallons of RO water and add some
    salts.. Im thinking small amounts of calcium chloride, epsom and a sprinkle of campden .
    Excited to see t...

  • Posted in thread: Too much sparge water negative side effects on 06-28-2016 at 10:01 PM
    I used BrunWater to adjust my tap water. I dialed in a target sparge pH of 6.0. It had me add
    0.9 ml of lactic acid to my 3.12 gallons of sparge water (split into two 1.56-gallon sparges).
    The total s...

  • Posted in thread: Comment on IPA Recipe, Please on 06-27-2016 at 04:36 PM
    Thanks for the Citra-Mosaic tip!

  • Posted in thread: Grain storage - Firehouse Subs Pickle Buckets on 06-27-2016 at 04:35 PM
    I just use free food grade icing buckets from Dunkin Donuts. They throw them away so they're
    free and an oxi soak doesn't leave behind any smell in the plastic. I would think since plastic
    is not oxyg...