Last Activity:11-08-2015 6:19 PM
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Posted in thread: Strike Temp on 11-08-2015 at 06:18 PM
FirstAidBrewing - that's a great name. Does Beersmith make a distinction as to whether you're
adding water to the grain or grain to the water?From what I remember, I don't think it matters
in the end....
Posted in thread: Acetone in an wood aged beer, how to avoid? on 10-16-2015 at 10:49 PM
iJesus hit the nail on the head. I think it's less about the barrel, and more about the primary
fermentation conditions. You really want to stay in the low range for the yeast strain when
Posted in thread: IPA's are bad. on 10-16-2015 at 10:33 PM
Dear Op,Wanna meet for a beer? Here's the taplist of my local joint for your consideration.
Posted in thread: Corn / Rye mash on 10-16-2015 at 05:53 PM
Are you asking about distilling whiskey? While the ingredients are similar, the mashing is very
different from what I understand. My reply is in respect to brewing. I don't know anything
about spirit ...
Posted in thread: Aggressive yeast to finish pumpkin ale suggestions on 10-15-2015 at 11:23 PM
Nard, the concerns about oxidation are very, very well founded. At this point your high FG is
the last of your worries. Unless you somehow were able to empty your bottles back into your
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout - Candy like Flavor? on 10-15-2015 at 10:02 PM
I'm a big fan of getting cold brew coffee from my favorite barista or super market. I used to
do the cold extraction (steeping in the fridge) that Matt mentioned, but then cold brewed
coffee starting ...
Posted in thread: High-gravity brewing and aeration on 06-04-2014 at 04:33 AM
No other celsius-literate people on here? Whether or not you aerated is kind of a moot point.
I'm not surprised your beer finished in one week given the temperature at which you fermented
(25C = 77F f...
Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 06-01-2014 at 06:49 AM
At the risk of heresy, has anyone ever done a "cheater" SMaSH with a clean bittering charge of
warrior or magnum, and then used the real flavor hop for the rest of the brew? I'm thinking
about trying ...
Posted in thread: Ferm chamber - Aldehyde issues? on 06-01-2014 at 06:20 AM
I have had the same problem with my chest freezer. The probe taped to the side and temp at 62f.
I think it might be a contamination in the freezer that is causing it.Aldeyhdes are a
Posted in thread: 3 in 1 Wort Chiller / Mash Tun / Jockey Box on 06-01-2014 at 04:08 AM
First of all, awesome project man!I'm not trying to be "that guy" but a lot of people are
nervous about running finished (carbonated) beer through copper because of its low pH. What are
your thoughts ...