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  • Centennial Blonde (lager)
  • Oktoberfest
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  • Boston
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  • Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 01-30-2013 at 03:03 AM
    Any updates on how the MO and Sorachi came out? I was gonna do this tomorrow but decided to go
    with MO/Falconers Flight. May do sorachi next week.I have a MO/Falconer's Flight smash in the
    primary rig...

  • Posted in thread: ruined batch? on 01-16-2013 at 05:05 AM
    It sounds like your beer will be fine. Unless someone introduced some type of infection to your
    beer, I don't see an issue. Some people don't use an airlock at all. The CO2 produced by the
    fermentatio...

  • Posted in thread: Keeping a steady temerature while steeping. on 01-14-2013 at 03:07 AM
    200 degrees is much closer to mash temp than 65 degrees (room temp). I would heat the oven to
    155-160 then shut it off. I routinely use my oven that goes down to 170 and have never had a
    problem provi...

  • Posted in thread: Vienna-ish recipe- thoughts? on 03-12-2011 at 01:19 AM
    Going to try this one tomorrow. It's something I threw together, what do you think?Type: All
    grain Size: 3 gallons Color: 8 HCU (~6 SRM) Bitterness: 20 IBU OG: 1.049 FG: 1.010 Alcohol:
    5.0% v/v (3.9% ...

  • Posted in thread: BM Centennial blonde variations? on 03-11-2011 at 03:21 AM
    What variations of BMs centennial blonde have you made? Maybe you used munich instead of
    vienna, maybe you used different hops, maybe you used different yeast, etc.What subs have you
    made? The origina...

  • Posted in thread: Lager pitching rates on 02-23-2011 at 04:17 PM
    I regularly brew lagers although I have no experience with fermenting them at 60F. If you want
    to use 60F then go ahead and let us know what you find out. Otherwise, I would suggest that
    it's really n...

  • Posted in thread: Take a look at my first starter please on 02-20-2011 at 01:52 PM
    That"s a good looking starter. I would decant almost all the starter beer before pitching (just
    gently pour it off). Shake up what you have left to suspend the cells and pitch. FWIW that
    looks like a ...

  • Posted in thread: Question about bottles on 02-18-2011 at 06:36 PM
    You should only use bottles that have held carbonated beverages (e.g. champagne, not wine).
    clear and green are fine but will skunk quickly so keep them in the dark. I've heard screw tops
    leak althoug...

  • Posted in thread: Broken mercury thermometer in mash on 02-18-2011 at 06:26 PM
    I'm going to have to agree. A small amount of mercury can permanently damage or kill you. Wash
    everything really well and get brewing again asap

  • Posted in thread: Boston area grain split on 02-16-2011 at 08:22 PM
    Anyone want to split a bag each of GW 2-row, GW vienna, and gambrinus pilsner for ~$1/lb (no
    shipping cost)? 25 lbs for $25. Would be happy to get something else as well if you're
    interested. I don't ...

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