Last Activity:11-21-2011 4:02 PM
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Posted in thread: Best US 2-Row? on 11-03-2011 at 03:24 PM
For run of the mill type beers, I just use Briess 2 row brewers malt which I get locally for
$42 per 50 lb sack. Never had any problems with it, but then I might not have the best taste
buds in the wo...
Posted in thread: Alaskan Amber Clone on 10-30-2011 at 10:51 PM
Holy old thread batman. :) This is what I use and it makes a decent beer. The whole problem is
that it's been over ten years since I've had the real thing.Amount Item Type % or IBU 9.00 lb
Pale Malt (...
Posted in thread: Survey for AG Brewers: Fly or Batch Sparge? on 10-24-2011 at 01:32 PM
I batch sparge.
Posted in thread: Who Refills Your CO2 Tank? (not your LHBS?) on 10-19-2011 at 07:31 PM
Fire extinguisher place.
Posted in thread: Which bittering hops should I invest in? on 10-17-2011 at 12:42 PM
Check your water chemistry.
Posted in thread: cream ale ...tatses like a wit?.. on 10-12-2011 at 12:58 AM
Temps probably got away from you.
Posted in thread: US-05 off flavors. on 10-12-2011 at 12:55 AM
The only time I ever had 05 throw cloves was when I brewed during the heat of the summer, went
away for a weekend and the wife forgot to swap out the ice bottles in the swamp cooler. She
does stuff li...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for extreme cold brewing newb on 10-03-2011 at 08:36 PM
I brew in the winter (not nearly as cold as where you are). I heat my strike water on the stove
and mash indoors. I put my burner right outside the sliding doors by the kitchen on the deck
and start t...
Posted in thread: To mash out or NOT to mash out on 10-03-2011 at 04:04 PM
I batch sparge. Tried with and without and didn't see the point of doing it. The first sparge
addition is normally hot enough to raise the temp of the grain bed.
Posted in thread: Preboil volume question on 10-02-2011 at 10:49 PM
I can't answer all of your questions, but a larger surface area is going to give you a higher
boil off rate.