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Posted in thread: Almost done with school! on 03-28-2015 at 11:31 PM
Posted in thread: Hop Lord on 01-25-2015 at 01:25 PM
I recently brewed the extract version of this beer. While my water volumes were a bit off, my
sg was 1.072. I agree that Midwest has miscalculated
Posted in thread: Lower than target OG on NB Waldo Amber on 01-21-2015 at 11:46 PM
A couple of thoughts:1. Is it possible that you had more water than you thought? In my limited
experience when I miss SG with an extract its because I messed up my water volumes.2. I know
Posted in thread: Fermentation in Florida on 01-04-2015 at 08:24 PM
I brew 5 gallon batches in the garage in Florida year round. I just use a fishing cooler, and
put the carboy or fermenter in there with some ice packs. Only have to change the ice packs
once day. Real...
Posted in thread: Former extract, former all grain, now extract brewer brewer on 01-04-2015 at 07:59 PM
Like you, I started out extract, did all grain for about a year, and am switching back to
extract. Ive made some excellent extracts, and enjoy extract brewing more.Home brewing, IMHO,
is all about enj...
Posted in thread: Boil ? on 01-04-2015 at 07:47 PM
I leave the lid off.
Posted in thread: Brewers Best Belgian IPA. What yeast should I use? on 01-01-2015 at 11:02 PM
Do you normally use dry yeast, smack packs, make starters, etc
Posted in thread: Carboy exploded!!! on 01-01-2015 at 11:00 PM
How big a carboy did you use. Did you have a lot of enough headspace?
Posted in thread: First Brew; first crack of the lid on 01-01-2015 at 10:58 PM
the patience part is hard, but it does get easier. As others have said, give the yeast their
space. Nothing good comes from popping that lid unless you have a good reason.Congrats on your
Posted in thread: Ways to reduce ABV on 12-30-2014 at 01:55 PM
I have a recipe I like the taste of and want to brew a lower alcohol version. What are the ways
to do that and still maintain the taste/color/etc of the recipe?Have an efficiency that sucks
as bad as ...