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  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping in a SS Brew Tech Chronical on 07-21-2016 at 06:46 PM
    I just used my new 7 gallon chronical for the secondary fermentation on a blonde ale. I dry
    hopped for 5 days by putting the pellet hops in a bag tied by a string (all soaked in Starsan
    of course). I ...

  • Posted in thread: Draw tube for bottling bucket? on 07-20-2016 at 06:01 PM
    I found a threaded pvc elbow at Home Depot. Threaded on one side with the same threads as the
    spigot. I had to trim it slightly so that it was about 1/16 inch off the bottom of the bucket.
    I just scre...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Brewery Name? on 07-14-2016 at 05:28 PM
    1) Make it personal. Something to do with your life, a nickname, a landmark event, place, or
    personality attribute.That's what I ended up doing. When we lived in Tennessee we used to go
    arrow head hun...

  • Posted in thread: Balanced Beer Ratio on 06-28-2016 at 05:17 PM
    I don't have the Beersmith program I use the chart below. Am I the only one who uses this
    chart? I find that if I use this in combination with the IBU calculator on I
    get fairly repe...

  • Posted in thread: Efficiency Lower Than Expected - Expert Advice Wanted on 06-27-2016 at 07:12 PM
    MadKing - no, my volume measurements are very accurate and my hydrometer is also calibrated
    correctly. I did let my pre-boil and OG samples sit until Sunday before I took my readings
    (always at 60 deg...

  • Posted in thread: Efficiency Lower Than Expected - Expert Advice Wanted on 06-27-2016 at 06:39 PM
    On Saturday I brewed an all grain batch and ended up with a lower OG than expected. The recipe
    I used is below as is a pic of my set-up. I have been using this set-up for years now and have
    hit the OG...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 06-26-2016 at 09:56 PM
    5 gallons of Centennial-Citra Blonde ale which is a variation of Centennial blonde ale but w/
    citra instead of cascade

  • Posted in thread: Top Snack to pair with your beer? on 06-21-2016 at 02:59 PM
    Big old Virginia peanuts.359331

  • Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 06-20-2016 at 03:59 PM
    This past Saturday, we went over to our neighbors house who had leftover beer from a party. All
    he had was some Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy. Fruit flavors in beer are definitely NOT my thing,

  • Posted in thread: Pale Ale recipe review on 06-20-2016 at 03:49 PM
    Just curious, what is the AA% of the Magnum hops you have?