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Posted in thread: Help! Low Efficiency...why? on 10-17-2012 at 12:40 AM
Man... Your process sounds fine. Someone else might knit-pick it, but there's no way you're
getting 45-50% efficiency. That's the kind of efficiency you would expect if your grain was
whole-husk and n...
Posted in thread: Help! Low Efficiency...why? on 10-16-2012 at 05:42 PM
evans,Are you taking your readings after you sparge or after you boil? How do your beers taste?
Are they about what you expected or thin and more bitter than you planned? If your measuring
with a hydr...
Posted in thread: Liquid Yeast manufactuers on 10-16-2012 at 05:16 PM
There's East Coast Yeast from Princeton Homebrew. They carry the original strain that Chico
came from. It's more expensive and in high demand, though. Right now, White Labs and Wyeast are
the only com...
Posted in thread: How much do you brew?? on 10-16-2012 at 05:04 PM
For me, it's all according if I have empty kegs. If I only have bottles, maybe every 3-4 weeks,
but if I have empty kegs, I could brew twice a week. I think I hit major demand this fall. I
ended up br...
Posted in thread: best beer you ever made! on 10-16-2012 at 04:58 PM
Easily, Tasty McDole's Janet's Brown Ale that I have on tap right now. It has everything I want
in a beer and the flavors keep melding together with every pull. I better get a head start and
brew up a...
Posted in thread: Why does carbing take so long? Explain... on 10-04-2012 at 05:17 PM
The other thing is the priming solution that you are using. I currently use corn sugar, but I
don't fee like it gives me enough carbonation no matter how long I let it sit. Are there any
Posted in thread: Original Gravity too high?? on 10-04-2012 at 04:49 PM
How soon after the boil did you take the reading? Did you shut off the boil, dump in the
top-off water, mix, and the take the reading? No other cooling? The wort could have still been
well over 100F, ...
Posted in thread: What's YOUR bug limit? on 09-08-2012 at 02:21 AM
Boy, if you only knew the amount of bug's legs, mouse bodies, and foreign matter (rocks,
sticks, etc) that were incorporated into the foods you eat, you'd probably die of
starvation.But I don't know. ...
Posted in thread: What's YOUR bug limit? on 09-08-2012 at 01:56 AM
Looks to me by the way the bug legs are pointing that they are on the outside of the bag.It's
actually a picture with the camera pointing into the bag. There were a lot that escaped to the
Posted in thread: What's YOUR bug limit? on 09-08-2012 at 12:57 AM
So I cracked open my grain from Austin Homebrew and gave it a taste. It was
crunchy/toasty/fresh/whatever you want to explain for fresh malt. Well, I BIAB and noticed a
little bug crawling around near...