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  • Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 11-24-2014 at 11:06 AM
    I know this is years late but I was hoping to make this myself. Was your original gravity
    really that high? Every calculator I've put this through predicts 1.054. I got 1.053
    (all-grain). The IBUs als...

  • Posted in thread: my final gravity is consistantly low on 11-22-2014 at 05:01 AM
    Did I read that correctly that your hydrometer in water reads 0.098?You definitely need a new
    hydrometer.Another thing that I don't think anyone's mentioned is that if you are mashing too
    long then it...

  • Posted in thread: Considering stepping into all grain with BIAB on 11-21-2014 at 10:52 PM
    Guys...the OP is brewing with three other guys and splitting the batch...A 9-10-11 gallon
    kettle yields like a six pack each.20 gallon min. IMHO. Wilserbrewer point. He wasnt even
    asking about 5 gal...

  • Posted in thread: Considering stepping into all grain with BIAB on 11-21-2014 at 09:50 PM
    You can get a 10 gallon pot from staples for $33, and $13 for the lid. Free shipping to the
    store or purchases over 50.

  • Posted in thread: BIAB and Proteins on 11-21-2014 at 01:46 PM
    I'm in a condo, a reverse ozmosis system is out of the question for the time being. I could buy
    water, but that can be a pain. Guess that may be what I'm stuck with.I wouldn't say an RO
    system is out ...

  • Posted in thread: Max grain bill question on 11-21-2014 at 01:33 PM
    I use paint strainer bags from Amazon. My grain bills are usually around 14-15 pounds.

  • Posted in thread: Why 5 Gallon Kits?? on 11-20-2014 at 11:02 AM
    A 50 lb bag of two-row is $50.Hops from Yakima hops is about $15 per lb.Yeast can be used over
    and over.I'm spending about $20 for a true 6 gal. batch, even though my brewhouse efficiency is

  • Posted in thread: Why 5 Gallon Kits?? on 11-20-2014 at 03:28 AM
    Here's a better question... why kits?Order and brew what you want.In my experience, kits are
    cheaper for the same volume of beer. Several times I've priced out individual ingredients in
    the kits, and ...

  • Posted in thread: Can I bag the grain before dipping? on 11-20-2014 at 03:23 AM
    I used to place an empty bag in mash tun then slowly add the crushed grain while stirring. Now
    I place the bag in full of grain and stir out the dough balls and air pockets which is much
    easier and ge...

  • Posted in thread: Cutting Brew Day Time the time challenge! on 11-19-2014 at 12:13 PM
    I was reading up on barleywine this morning. Came across this interesting statement: "Because
    we are after these sugars, we should mash in at about 149F (65C). At this peak temperature,
    almost all b...


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