Last Activity:08-17-2015 12:59 AM
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Posted in thread: Star San Mixture is Cloudy - Thoughts on My Water? on 08-17-2015 at 12:59 AM
I make 1 gallon for my 5 gallon batches, sanitizing on brewing day. Then another 1 gallon on
bottling day. I reserve some in a spray bottle for any sanitizing needs then dump and refill
with a new bat...
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 08-17-2015 at 12:54 AM
it did have the consistency of a yeastie krausen but after two weeks most should have
flocculated by now?? The gravity sample was at the targeted FG.Just looks like yeast rafts. All
Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 06-05-2015 at 09:08 PM
I'm going to give this a try with a 2 gallon batch. Here are my numbers scaled down:2.1 lbs
light DME5.8 oz crystal 600.9 oz cascade @ 150.3 oz cascade @ 50.15 oz cascade at flameoutI'm
Posted in thread: Simple Hefeweizen on 01-30-2015 at 06:30 PM
Thanks for the recipe, looking forward to brewing this tonight.So I'm relatively new to brewing
(have only 2 extract kits under my belt) and was wondering if I need to compensate for the boil
off by a...
Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day Stories on 01-29-2015 at 09:36 PM
electronics and water don't mix. On another note, what was the recipe? Sounds interesting!
still conditioning in the bottles. I've had a few that were really amazing...hoping time does
that to all th...
Posted in thread: Got evicted because of brewing on 01-28-2015 at 09:36 PM
I don't know what the OP does, but they're not looking for money laundering so much as they're
looking for your income to be sourced alongside any down payment. If they cannot source and
season your d...
Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day Stories on 01-28-2015 at 09:19 PM
I was mashing a pumpkin oatmeal stout, and I got the genius idea to rig up a piece of 2x4 with
two L brackets, and lean that against our burner setup, so my thermometer readout could sit on
Posted in thread: Steeping grains on 01-27-2015 at 06:29 PM
If you steep grains that need to be mashed and don't get conversion the starch will carry
through to your finished beer. At best it will only cause a little haze. At worse it can be a
source of infect...
Posted in thread: OxiClean Concentration on 01-27-2015 at 04:19 PM
Oxiclean is very effective at cleaning. However, it is not no-rinse, it must be rinsed very
well. It's great stuff for scrub-free cleaning, and I use it at 1/2 scoop per 4 gallons to
remove beer bottl...
Posted in thread: Steeping grains on 01-27-2015 at 04:10 PM
I have been bringing up the water to 150-155 and removing from heat and steep for about 20
minutes. It is possible that the bottom of your pot may be hotter than the water and if the bag
of grains san...