Last Activity:07-10-2007 12:43 PM
Posted in thread: Stupid All Grain :( on 07-09-2007 at 09:04 PM
Yeah weak beers really are annoying. When I buy canned beers its nearly always the 8% stuff.
Not that I am an alcoholic, I just like the strong stuff! Im not sure what the strength of the
stuff I make...
Posted in thread: Tweaked Procedure on 07-09-2007 at 07:56 PM
Also with 6KG grains in the mash bag, you really get to have some fun with the sparge. You only
need like half as much water, but you really see the real deal whereas when I was using only
the crappy ...
Posted in thread: Tweaked Procedure on 07-09-2007 at 07:53 PM
Its a way of getting homogenous heating throughout the grain bed.When u heat the water at the
top above the grains, the digital thermometer reading is always low even though the temperature
of the wat...
Posted in thread: nottingham yeast cake? on 07-09-2007 at 06:33 PM
I dont recycle because the cost of a new packet of yeast just means that it is not an area I am
about to tangle with.I think there is an element of being a sissy here in that I am not really
clued up ...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 07-09-2007 at 02:51 PM
Yeah, this looks similar to the beer I have been working on. I just wanted to development my
own AG beer that is very straightforward to do and does not get overly complicated, but yields
Posted in thread: question about cold break on 07-09-2007 at 02:40 PM
That particulate stuff that forms after the temperature of the wort is reduced beyond a certain
temperature I assume you are referring to, although you use a different cooling apparatus to
me. That is...
Posted in thread: Tweaked Procedure on 07-09-2007 at 02:15 PM
This is what I do: Dump 6kg pale into a 5 gallon bucket and 250g crystal for
caramelization.Cover with enough water that you have some good headspace.Heat with electric
filament until the water at the...
Posted in thread: Extra Long Mash on 12-31-2006 at 03:37 PM
150F doesnt seem like a low temp at all. What is the temperature of your fridge?
Posted in thread: Wee Heavy first try on 12-31-2006 at 11:30 AM
I've had this problem too when attempting AG. How much grain did you use? Personally i've made
about a dozen batches of AG in total. The brewshop sells 3kg bags of pale ale malt, then I use
1/2 pound ...
Posted in thread: How much water? on 12-29-2006 at 10:58 PM
I use about 6.5 gallon to make a 5 gallon batch, using about 6.5 pounds of grain in the mash.
However my filament heater can only contain about 5.5 gallons without risking a boil over so I