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Posted in thread: 6 pack trade anyone on 04-08-2013 at 02:22 PM
I'd like to participate. I'm at a point where it'd be nice to get some feedback from other
Posted in thread: AG'ers: Do you freeze wort for starters? on 03-21-2013 at 03:25 PM
I collect some extra final runnings into PET juice or soda bottles and throw em right into the
freezer. Unthaw and boil for 15-20 mins when making starters. This has worked real well, one
less thing t...
Posted in thread: Burned Beer on 03-07-2013 at 01:22 PM
Its a tough call... the burned taste is pretty strong now but I am wondering if it will fade
like the smoke in smoked beers does
Posted in thread: Burned Beer on 03-07-2013 at 12:34 AM
Well, I'm faced with the awful question "to dump or not to dump"...I suffered a catastrophic
e-kettle meltdown last week brewing up a Rye Saison (see this thread for details - tasted the
beer for th...
Posted in thread: Bizzare E-kettle Malfunction/Meltdown on 03-01-2013 at 03:22 PM
When I emptied the kettle the element was covered in a thick layer of burned material - most of
this I scraped off, I assume the coating was part of it. Although, some of it did end up in the
Posted in thread: Bizzare E-kettle Malfunction/Meltdown on 03-01-2013 at 12:18 PM
Yea the sparge was really problematic (I have a pretty mediocre stainless braid... it does OK
with normal grists, but really has issues with things like rye) - took a lot of stirring and
messing with ...
Posted in thread: Bizzare E-kettle Malfunction/Meltdown on 02-28-2013 at 01:02 PM
Ah, that would make a lot of sense explaining the copper color - this was not a stainless
element.I suspect that protein collected on the element, insulated the element and caused it to
Posted in thread: Bizzare E-kettle Malfunction/Meltdown on 02-28-2013 at 12:48 PM
First, some background. I've been using a setup very similar to this - identical actually.
120V 1500W high-density element in a 7.5 gallon aluminum pot.I've successfully used this setup
on 2 extract ...
Posted in thread: Favorite Beer to Age on 02-27-2013 at 02:23 PM
So many options.... I suppose I'll just have to brew 'em all :mug:
Posted in thread: Favorite Beer to Age on 02-25-2013 at 05:11 PM
Interesting, can't say that I've had the chance to sample an old & young Roche. I was always
under the impression these were better with age. Have you tried brewing one before?RIS...ever
try the diffe...