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Posted in thread: Unplanned Decoction? on 02-10-2013 at 03:24 PM
So I originally planned on doing a Double Decoction for a Hefeweizen I am (currently) brewing.
I decided against it due to time constraints. The mash temps for 60 minutes were actually
closer to 145 d...
Posted in thread: JC A419 temp controller question- on 01-29-2013 at 02:38 AM
I need to check for the green light. Maybe it's something to do with the freezer (though I
don't see how if it doesn't have power?). It contains my 5 gallons of beer in a carboy. Luckily
the SA-05 isn...
Posted in thread: JC A419 temp controller question- on 01-27-2013 at 06:41 PM
I'm using a chest freezer and the Johnson controls A419 to control the fermentation temps. I
properly set the SP (65) and DIF (3) but for some reason, it lets the freezer cool all the way
down to 52 b...
Posted in thread: Easiest Belgo-IPA you could make. on 01-25-2012 at 07:52 PM
So... I just tasted New Belgium's Belgo-IPA and it totally reminds me of the easiest beer I
have ever made in my life, so I thought I would pass along the info. Ya, it probably isn't by
the book, but ...
Posted in thread: WTT Westy 12 for 3F Dark Lord on 01-22-2012 at 04:54 PM
Thanks to HappyLoon for the trade. Hope you enjoyed the brew...I actually have a couple bottles
left of Westy 12, would still be willing to trade one for a Three Floyds Dark Lord if anyone
has one to ...
Posted in thread: WTT Westy 12 for 3F Dark Lord on 12-12-2011 at 02:42 PM
Here is a rare opportunity for ya... I went to Belgium in '09 and brought a bunch of
Westvleteren 12 for the journey home. I still have a couple left so I'd like to see if anyone
would like to trade m...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 10-20-2011 at 12:10 PM
I have had to waste more than a couple batches... Brewing is a tough science when you lack the
right equipment!As to thermometers, I am still using the same one that reads 8 high. (Taylor
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 10-19-2011 at 11:59 PM
Well, having tried a weizen myself using a dry yeast, I can say that the results were not
great. I contacted the company (mine was actually Fermentis) and they suggested-"We found that
adding some glu...
Posted in thread: Side by side fridge for simultaneous chilling AND fermentation on 10-18-2011 at 08:14 PM
I have my beer in the fridge section currently, but I am thinking about trying something-
keeping the keg on tap in the freezer section, and fiddling with the thermostat on the fridge
to get the temps...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 10-14-2011 at 11:51 AM
I kegged five days ago after the ten days of fermentation was up. Since it was my first time
kegging, I was a bit impatient so I tried the shake method. Basically I set it to 30 psi and
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