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  • Hefeweizen
  • Chocolate Milk Stout
  • Honey Saison, Citra Hop IPA
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  • Posted in thread: How BEER Saved the WORLD on 07-17-2013 at 01:26 PM
    My favorite part was about how the Star Spangled Banner originated from an old drinking song.
    It felt so right. :)

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen with VERY low OG on 07-16-2013 at 06:54 PM
    How are you performing your step mash? I'm quite interested!I have to admit I'm cheating
    figuring this out....either that or I have no idea what I'm doing (which is very likely).I'm
    using Brewer's Fri...

  • Posted in thread: New guy from New Jersey on 07-15-2013 at 02:07 PM
    Welcome from just up the river from you in Stockton. Have you been using Princeton Homebrew as
    your LHBS? Joe's a great guy!Thanks - hoping to get to know more people in our area.Joe is very
    cool and ...

  • Posted in thread: New guy from New Jersey on 07-14-2013 at 07:07 PM
    Hey all,I already made a thread on the general forum for an issue I had but never came here to
    say hello....so, hello! I'm from Burlington County, NJ and my buddy and I started brewing in
    April - have...

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen with VERY low OG on 07-14-2013 at 06:49 PM
    You need to stir thoroughly, and then stir some more. Then check the temperature in at least
    three places- if it's different, stir some more. Stirring to thoroughly wet the grain is
    imperative. When d...

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen with VERY low OG on 07-14-2013 at 06:47 PM
    It's weird for me to think about you doing a step mash without stirring. As we're new to
    this...we always assumed it was best to stir your mash a couple of times no matter what. Our
    LHBS guy's advice...

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen with VERY low OG on 07-14-2013 at 05:23 AM
    it's more than that. not stirring can affect it probably 4-5 points. a bad crack on the grain
    can affect it. what temp did you mash at?We mashed in at 136 for 20 minutes, raised it to 150
    for a 60 min...

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen with VERY low OG on 07-14-2013 at 04:57 AM
    Ugh...that hurts. He told me specifically not to stir after mashing in. :(Thank you - if that's
    really all it was, I'm kicking myself. I thought that sounded odd.

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen with VERY low OG on 07-14-2013 at 04:47 AM
    Hey all,My first post here - was hoping someone could help as this was a real downer. :(My
    friend and I are pretty new to this and we brewed our first hefeweizen last night. We were
    shooting for an OG...

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