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Posted in thread: Thinking about getting a Grainfather... on 01-20-2017 at 11:10 PM
I would not necessarily skip the grainfather but I would look into brew in a bag. It's cheap
and gets you into the all grain brewing circle. It's a very cheap investment instead of
spending almost $10...
Posted in thread: Best technique or time to add hops for flavor on 01-20-2017 at 11:02 PM
During the last 10 minutes of the boil, then during flameout/whirlpool.
Posted in thread: Brown sugar flavors on 01-18-2017 at 07:25 PM
I'm not worried about oxidation. My technique is good enough to the point where this is not an
issue. But the real test will be in another 7 days when I crack a bottle open.
Posted in thread: Bottling early? on 01-11-2017 at 06:57 PM
I've had yeast finish fermenting in 5 days. I've also had yeast take almost 3 full weeks to
fully ferment a wort. Check your gravity against the attenuation of the yeast is that you're
using. That wil...
Posted in thread: Brown sugar flavors on 12-19-2016 at 05:51 PM
I think I can live with that. Thank you.
Posted in thread: Brown sugar flavors on 12-19-2016 at 04:20 PM
I made an oatmeal chocolate stout. 9# maris otter1# quick oats10 oz pale chocolate malt4 oz
roasted barley4 oz chocolate maltMy gravity, for a 5 gallon batch ended up around 1.054. Since
I was shootin...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 12-19-2016 at 03:11 PM
22677.5 = 5g of cascading blonde ale22677.5 gallons + 5.5 gallons oatmeal chocolate stout =
Posted in thread: Milky/cloudy Pils after fermentation & carbing. on 09-22-2016 at 06:05 PM
Hit it with gel. The first 2-3 pints will pour off looking like Mississippi mud but the rest
will be crystal clear. I usually allow my gel to work for a week before pouring my first pint.
But if you d...
Posted in thread: You know your a beer geek when... on 09-09-2016 at 08:12 PM
When you go to Bed, Bath and Beyond with your wife (or significant other) just so you can
parooze the odds and ends...to determine if you can construct a better hop spider or other
useful brew day too...
Posted in thread: Do you need a 1 off Stainless part built for your system? Let's discuss it. on 09-07-2016 at 10:53 PM
Would you be able to provide a false bottom for a rectangular (cooler) mash tun?