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Posted in thread: Cooling question Worm? on 04-10-2014 at 08:18 PM
Just like you need to stir or otherwise agitate the wort when using an IC, I think you would
need to stir your ice water to keep it moving across the coils. Unless you brew larger than 10
Posted in thread: My new goal- $10.00 to make 5 gallons on 03-18-2014 at 01:50 PM
So for a 4% abv pale ale:Malt: ~$40 for a 50# sack of 2 row= $0.80/# x 7#= $5.60 for base malt
+ ~$1 for 1/2# of crystal malt ($6.60 total for malt)Yeast: $4 for a pack of US05 divided by
say, 5 gener...
Posted in thread: Things that have fallen in your beer ! on 03-06-2014 at 02:31 PM
Milwaukee 18 volt cordless drill into chilled RIS wort. I was worried about contamination so I
hit it with a campden tablet and waited 24 hours to pitch. Still have some 2 year old bottles
Posted in thread: Candi syrup and beer pH on 02-12-2014 at 03:46 AM
I recently acquired a pH meter and I've been measuring the pH of everything. Several recent
beers with a mash pH of 5.4 had a finished beer pH of around 4.5. But a Belgian strong ale with
a mash pH of...
Posted in thread: Help with adjusting this pumpkin ale recipe? on 09-05-2013 at 12:27 PM
Looks good. Only one caveat: I recently brewed a pumpkin beer with biab and the pumpkin clogged
up my bag.
Posted in thread: New NEPA homebrew club on 05-12-2013 at 04:37 AM
I am the President of the Wyoming Valley Homebrewers Club, your neighbors to the north. In
fact, I will be at Pete's tomorrow to brew with my big system. if you are there, please
introduce yourself an...
Posted in thread: New NEPA homebrew club on 05-11-2013 at 03:24 AM
Starting up a new homebrew club in the Hazleton, Pa. area. Our first official meeting will be
Monday, May 13th at Evan's Roadhouse on Rt. 309 in Drums at 7pm. Anyone over 21 is hereby
Posted in thread: Things a Homebrewer Thinks on 05-07-2013 at 01:08 PM
Brewing is like my right brain and left brain having sex!
Posted in thread: Things a Homebrewer Thinks on 05-07-2013 at 01:07 PM
How can I convince my wife I need a 3rd fridge for beer?
Posted in thread: What type of water do you use? on 05-06-2013 at 03:32 PM
I use ro and build it using Kaiser's water calculator on brewer's friend to get the right pH
and mineral content for the style I'm brewing. But I would suggest not adding anything to your
beer until y...