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Posted in thread: SG of carbonated beer? on 11-03-2009 at 04:02 AM
As you've said...you're cutting corners. This is a bad habit to get into and is more than
likely why your beer has a diacetyl taste to it. How much did your temps fluxuate?Point taken.
My last house h...
Posted in thread: SG of carbonated beer? on 11-03-2009 at 02:52 AM
OK, so I was in a hurry. I made an Amber a few weeks ago, OG = 1.066. Fermentables were 12.5#
2-row, .5# 90L, .5# 120L. The mash was a full 60 minutes at 153 deg. Yeast was S04, and
fermentation temp ...
Posted in thread: Drilling the side of a Sanyo on 03-06-2009 at 05:34 AM
I have a Sanyo 4912 (I think...it is the one everyone else is converting.) that I have been
using for a couple of years with taps out the front door. I ran out of CO2 last friday night
and brought my ...
Posted in thread: Propane: Cold weather brewing on 03-04-2009 at 05:43 AM
I do double 10 gallon batches off of a 20# tank. I end up swapping tanks a couple times because
they freeze up. I like the hot water tank idea!
Posted in thread: So I have these rhizomes coming...now what? on 03-03-2009 at 05:38 AM
John, Just curious, what was your yield the first year? What varieties are you growing?
Posted in thread: just bottled my first ag today, quick question about aging on 03-03-2009 at 05:35 AM
I am not sure of the specifics of your recipe, but I am just starting to drink a beer that iis
on the top end of the IPA scale and bottom end of the IIPA scale. It took about 5 weeks in a 70
Posted in thread: How is 70% efficiency for my 3rd AG brew? on 03-03-2009 at 05:31 AM
Ditto. LHBS crush = 70ish% efficiency...or worse. Do the math on the potential savings, and buy
yourself a barley crusher regardless of the potential payback.:rockin:
Posted in thread: Smash? on 03-03-2009 at 05:27 AM
Where did this particular SMaSH fall short in your mind? I just brewed an MO/Centennial SMaSH
IPA that I'm hoping will be quite good.:off:I am not sure of his problem, but I bought a pound
of Galena l...
Posted in thread: First All Grain brew day, gone wrong... And it was good! on 03-02-2009 at 05:31 AM
Don't worry...you made beer :)Glad your BoilerMaker worked well!
Posted in thread: Brew Day Checklist on 03-02-2009 at 05:04 AM
I would enter your recipe into beersmith far sooner than that, like a week or two sooner, but
that is just me.Why are your pouring into a bucket, then pouring into a glass primary? Can you