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Posted in thread: Primitive/Improvised Methods Beer on 02-22-2015 at 12:04 AM
One way to get more exact with your strike water is to use boiling water and ice water. Having
an exact temperature of your water will help. 1 part ice water (32 degrees) to 2.5 parts
boiling water (2...
Posted in thread: Not hitting all grain FG goals on 01-25-2015 at 11:50 PM
How are you measuring your FG? A refractometer can be used for OG, but not for FG. You will
need to use a hydrometer to measure your FG.
Posted in thread: Huge Efficiency Jump - Questions on 12-01-2014 at 01:07 AM
Do you have any information on the points per gallon of the Great Western malts? I ask because
if Breiss 2- row gives 37 points per gallon, the Great Western may have a different higher
percentage of ...
Posted in thread: Temperature Equation? on 12-01-2014 at 12:54 AM
Yes there are very complicated equations to figure that out but its really not worth it. Get
some boiling water, 212 degrees, and see how far off your thermometer reads. Then do the same
thing with ic...
Posted in thread: What's Your Winter Brew Name? on 10-26-2014 at 11:12 PM
Reindeer Ale. My wife will decorate the bottles up like reindeer when we take it up to the
family for Christmas. It's a Strong English ale.
Posted in thread: Good Breweries off of I-70 between Ohio and Denver on 08-26-2014 at 02:18 AM
O'Fallon brewery in O'Fallon, MO, just outside of St. Louis. And of course hit Boulevard in
Posted in thread: Laser/Infrared Thermometers on 07-27-2014 at 09:19 PM
Something to keep in mind, depending on what you are using it for you can get a temperature
gradient in your mash. It will only read the surface temperature which can be different than
Posted in thread: Epoxy question on 05-31-2014 at 08:33 PM
I used caulk for mine and it worked well. It filled the gaps which was needed anyway so it
wouldn't leak and the boards came off clean and I just peeled off the caulk when I was done. Be
careful to sm...
Posted in thread: Odell Brewing tour on 05-26-2014 at 02:26 PM
Odell's is one of my favorite breweries. I did their tour about 6 months ago and it was great.
I loved their taproom. If you get a chance I would definitely go on the New Belgium tour, the
Posted in thread: What beers/food are you serving for Memorial Day? on 05-26-2014 at 02:19 PM
Pork steaks and 80 Acre Wheat today. And lots of fishing.