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Posted in thread: Interesting problem: Converting refrigerator for fermentation chamber on 11-01-2014 at 09:19 AM
Hi guys - I've been looking to get a small refrigerator to use / convert into a fermentation
chamber, when I had the good luck (?!) of having our refrigerator breakdown....kind of.
Basically the freez...
Posted in thread: Blood Moon IPA on 10-29-2014 at 10:21 AM
> IBU (tinseth): 76.5IBUs seem a bit high?I racked to secondary for dry-hopping last night -
looks and smells amazing. Here were my numbersSTATS:Boil size: 11 liters (2.9 US gallons)Batch
size: 20 lit...
Posted in thread: Blood Moon IPA on 10-20-2014 at 10:53 PM
Made this over the weekend! Basically made it exactly to the recipe above, although the OG came
in a bit lower at 1.055. Maybe because I was doing a partial boil? Anyway, my observations:-
OMG having ...
Posted in thread: Blood Moon IPA on 10-15-2014 at 10:13 AM
[quote=bowlersp;6069622]My first IPA recipe after making many extract kits. Named appropriately
for the time.6lbs LME - Light2lbs DME - Light (Late addition, last 15 minutes of boil)1lb
Belgian - Cara...
Posted in thread: This is a good thing, right? (fermentation & airlock activity) on 08-07-2010 at 10:21 AM
I've made 7-8 batches or so over the past year. All have been very drinkable, liked some more
than others. I usually get about 36 hours of visible/audible airlock activity, then it dies
down. I know i...
Posted in thread: Beginner Question(s) re: Coopers Microbrewery Kit on 08-07-2010 at 10:02 AM
Beginner here as well; I've done 7-8 batches. My first brew was the Cooper's kit. Came out
decent, definitely drinkable. If I were to do it again I'd use two cans of the liquid malt
extract and I woul...
Posted in thread: I wanna make beer but?? on 07-31-2010 at 09:08 AM
My wife says it smells like I'm making ramen. As of this post, I'm undecided as to if this is a
good thing or not. She does drink my beer tho:mug:
Posted in thread: Help create a recipe using these ingredients! on 07-25-2010 at 09:15 AM
I have on hand:4.5 lbs Vienna Malt4.5 lbs Lager Malt4.5 lbs Caramalt2.2 lbs Muntons Light
DME2.2 lbs Muntons Extra Light DME2.2 lbs Muntons Amber DMEPlenty of Northern BrewerPlenty of
Posted in thread: chest freezer recommendation on 07-24-2010 at 10:27 AM
SWMBO has given me permission to buy a chest freezer or similiar apparatus for cooling during
fermentation; apparently I've been a good boy lately :ban: Only condition is that it doesn't
chew up too m...
Posted in thread: Chilling wort by adding water? on 07-18-2010 at 10:35 PM
Hmm, good point - I hadn't thought of what would happen if the cold water didn't cool the wort
enough. I obviously would be adding the wort to the fermenter with 2-3 gallons of cold water in
it. It wo...