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Posted in thread: Starter from dregs on 12-09-2012 at 11:57 AM
The brew went well! I am glad I decided to step up two 2 liters. It took about 36 hours for
things to really get going. I got a really nice krausen by the third day.
Posted in thread: My cat wants to be a brew kitty on 11-15-2012 at 06:48 PM
So, I have a dog and a cat. I always refer to the dog as my brewdog. She however, just likes
being outside while I brew. Her favorite pastime is chasing squirrels, followed by playing in
the mud puddl...
Posted in thread: What's the most effective thing for shortening a brew day? on 11-10-2012 at 11:11 PM
It seems like you have a lot of time spent getting the wort from the mash tun to the BK, and a
lot of time getting it from the BK to the fermenter. Are you doing a double batch sparge? Also
are you tr...
Posted in thread: Do you love your truck too much? on 11-06-2012 at 12:28 AM
Yeh I am gonna fix my truck.Just needed to bitch about spending the money lol.Its a 1996 dodge
with the 5.9. extended cab with a 8 foot bed. Never understood the 6 foot bed thing. What fits
in those w...
Posted in thread: Do you love your truck too much? on 11-02-2012 at 11:16 PM
New breaks, it happens. New break lines all the way around on last break job, 17 years of
Minnesota salt and snow it's bound to happen. New radio after factory deck goes down, again 17
years can't say...
Posted in thread: Adverage temp loss when doighing in on 10-30-2012 at 08:50 AM
I find that I have a pretty rapid heat loss in the 1st 10 minutes. My grains are cold and I
don't preheat. When I first started AG I would take my temp and adjust with hot or cold water
right after do...
Posted in thread: Gravity of Sweet Potato? on 10-25-2012 at 11:08 PM
5x22% would mean the same as may be one pound of 100% fermentable, aka, SUGAR, not grain. Lots
of non-fermentables in grain.MCHmm I may have been a bit hasty in my reply. 5 lbs should be
about 96 gram...
Posted in thread: Gravity of Sweet Potato? on 10-25-2012 at 02:47 PM
The sugar content in sweet potatoes is 4.2 grams for every 3.5 ounces of sweet potatoes. Sweet
potatoes average about 22% starch and 5-6% sugar for a total of 27-28% fermentable material. So
Posted in thread: Too close of a call for my liking. on 10-23-2012 at 02:34 PM
I would reccomend a stainless burner to anyone who would listen. I have two of the Blichmans
myself and they are great. If i was looking for something cheaper I would consider these
Posted in thread: Keggle conversion on 10-23-2012 at 01:55 PM
I am curious as to how people manage to get sprayed with stale beer? I have cut the tops off of
4 kegs while pressurized with no problems. Doesnt the beer have to come up the stem to shoot
out? Every ...