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  • Posted in thread: Opinions on homebrew competition circuit on 08-02-2015 at 04:58 PM
    I get what you're saying to an extent, but it isn't feasible to do this because 1) this is an
    award-winning brewer on the national level, and 2) he enters way more beers than anyone else
    has time or r...

  • Posted in thread: Opinions on homebrew competition circuit on 08-02-2015 at 04:29 PM
    To me it sounds like you're skeered. If you don't want him to walk away with your medals then
    enter beers that beat his. This is the kind of inspiration you need to "up your game" -
    finally, some comp...

  • Posted in thread: suggestions please... reducing cold break material on 07-31-2015 at 05:25 PM
    I would like to reduce the amount of cold break material that gets into the fermenter. Needless
    to say after the chill, the cold break material is beginning to settle, but not concentrated
    nearly enou...

  • Posted in thread: Derek1985 Brewing Spreadsheet on 07-30-2015 at 08:12 PM
    Thanks for sharing. I will attempt to put it through it's paces on a future batch and see how
    it works for my process.

  • Posted in thread: How do I Make a Scoby without Prior Kombucha on 07-30-2015 at 05:44 PM
    That's funny because I figured that lacto would be the predominate strain here. It's in the air
    EVERYWHERE. I'm glad to know that it's mostly vinegar strains and some bret. I bought a couple
    of bottle...

  • Posted in thread: Altbier Recipe on 07-29-2015 at 05:26 PM
    Thanks a ton guys! Brew day is August 9th!:eek: Why such a long wait? You could almost be
    bottling on Aug 9th if you brewed today :D

  • Posted in thread: Altbier Recipe on 07-29-2015 at 05:02 PM
    I want a slightly less malty Altbier thats at the crossroads between an Altbier, a kolsch, and
    an Oktoberfest (if that makes any sense) so I'm hesitant to go full munich.5lb Pilsner
    (46.8%)5lb Munich ...

  • Posted in thread: Altbier Recipe on 07-29-2015 at 04:12 PM
    I think your roasted barely addition is bordering on too much flavor. I would opt for either
    the original recipe's addition or a debittered black malt addition instead. Lactic acid is a
    much better wa...

  • Posted in thread: Soldering Stainless steel on 07-29-2015 at 03:10 PM
    1. I'm installing 2" TC ferrules on my HLT and BK for 5500w ripple elements. What is the proper
    hole size to start with if I want to dimple it? Somebody mentioned that a 1-1/4" conduit punch
    made a go...

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp accuracy on 07-28-2015 at 05:27 PM
    I have a long stem thermometer that I bought from MWS. When I calibrate it to 32 in ice water,
    it reads about 207 in boiling wort. I have no way of knowing if the inaccuracy is proportional

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