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Posted in thread: Looking for a good winter beer! on 12-08-2013 at 09:10 PM
I got another double of the grains when I ordered my PM Traditional Stout kit from Midwest. So
I took the extra grains & added 1.1oz more chocolate malt,8oz demerara sugar,subbed 1lb plain
dark DME & ...
Posted in thread: When to dry hop? on 12-08-2013 at 09:01 PM
Whole leaf hops make a huge mess. I prfer to use muslin grain bags for whole leaf hops & the
regular muslin sacks for pellet hops. either way,no more than 1 ounce in either bag to allow
decent flow th...
Posted in thread: Don't think this is an infection but want a second opinion. on 12-08-2013 at 08:52 PM
Maybe yeast rafts & krausen bubbles. But being green & beady looking always throws me.
Posted in thread: Skunky smell/taste right out of the fermenter on 12-08-2013 at 08:50 PM
Whirflock goes in near the end of the boil,not the beginning. It might've been rendered pretty
usueless boiling that long. Not sure about flavor. The old hops would def be part of it.
Posted in thread: First time brew- Did I screw everything up? Or am i just overthinking it? on 12-08-2013 at 08:45 PM
You def found the right place. Searches on the net always point here first. Plus we have a lot
of helpfull wiseacres around here. Good for brewing tips & partyin with. We even have forums
Posted in thread: Brewing without a brewpot on 12-08-2013 at 08:43 PM
A 4 gallon pot can do 5 or even 6G partial mash biab's. You're only mashing 4-6 pounds of
grains,sometimes less in no more than 2 gallons of water. Then sparge with 1.5 gallons 170F
water & boil away....
Posted in thread: first beer you ever brewed? on 12-08-2013 at 08:28 PM
Even my wife beamed a great smile as we sat in front of the comp to watch videos & drink some
homebrews. I was perk as a ruttin buck that it came out good. She actually liked it! She def
seemed to lik...
Posted in thread: first beer you ever brewed? on 12-08-2013 at 08:23 PM
The Cooper's OS Lager kit that came with my Microbrew fermenter kit. Traded all my Cooper's PET
bottles to a member in WY for his 6G BB. Still using the Microbrew FV & have spare parts as
well. It's a...
Posted in thread: Grain mill question on 12-08-2013 at 08:17 PM
My barley crusher has worked fine so far. But I was wondering if it breaks down eventually,if
the MM2 roller parts would fit in place of the BC one?
Posted in thread: First Brew on 12-08-2013 at 08:07 PM
The hops in flat new beer can be a little weird,as the beer's still green. Wait till thwe third
day & test it again. If the readings are the same,you can give it another 3-7 days to clean up
any by pr...