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Posted in thread: Simple Hefeweizen on 01-30-2015 at 05:30 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 08:36 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 08:36 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 08:19 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 05:29 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 03:19 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 03:10 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...
Posted in thread: Steeping grains on 01-27-2015 at 03:08 PM
A couple of things come to mind when you say "burnt."First, did you turn off the flame when you
added your extract? And, was it liquid extract or dry extract? Liquid extract (LME) likes to
Posted in thread: Dry hopping produced foam? on 01-22-2015 at 08:49 PM
What sanitizer do you use? And why don't you use starsan?That's what i'm wondering, too.Use One
Step or Starsan and no need to rinse.Rinsing in fact reintroduces the possibility to infect
Posted in thread: Strange yeast behavior. Is US-05 getting weird on you? on 01-21-2015 at 06:26 PM
Just brewed an APA with US05 without any weirdness. Chugged along as expected, and started
within 24 hours. Wouldn't say it was a super vigorous fermentation, but it seemed just fine.