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Posted in thread: Almost made me cry..... on 10-04-2015 at 02:41 AM
Thanks to all for your kind remarks. I was a little hesitant to post my findings, but I've
gotten so much from this forum over the years that I felt I needed to use my misfortune so that
others might ...
Posted in thread: Almost made me cry..... on 10-03-2015 at 03:18 PM
Dumping out four (4) five gallon kegs of beer! That's right, twenty gallons of home brew down
the drain. Two kegs of Oatmeal Stout, and two kegs of Centennial Pale Ale. I've been brewing
all grain for...
Posted in thread: Help me autopsy my stout. on 07-26-2015 at 01:06 PM
Thanks to everyone that's offered opinions. I took a half a cup of oats, and toasted them under
the broiler in the oven. Just as I had for the actual batch. I then ground up the oats, added
some hot w...
Posted in thread: Help me autopsy my stout. on 07-25-2015 at 04:33 PM
Thanks Quaker. The gravities were all where I would expect, I don't have the brew sheets here
to refer to, but they were within specs.The first mash was too thin, and if I could do it over,
I would ha...
Posted in thread: Grain Storage on 07-25-2015 at 02:30 PM
I would consider putting out some type of rodent control if you're going to store grains in
your garage. It seems like no matter how careful your are there will always be enough spilled
grain to attra...
Posted in thread: Help me autopsy my stout. on 07-25-2015 at 02:23 PM
JonM:What's your opinion on the split mash issue? I've made this recipe several times in the
past, with out this flavor issue. This flavor won't go away with time. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Help me autopsy my stout. on 07-25-2015 at 01:53 PM
I have ten gallons of oatmeal stout that is undrinkable. See my post in General "Oatmeal Stout
Rescue". It was brewed three weeks ago. I've kegged one carboy, chilled and hit it with CO2 and
the off f...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout Rescue! on 07-24-2015 at 04:40 PM
I've done this ten gallon recipe about four or five times in the past. I've toasted the oats in
the oven, then ground them the same day with the rest of the grain. No off flavors. It's been a
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout Rescue! on 07-24-2015 at 01:46 PM
The oats that I purchased at the brewshop were not toasted. The oats that I added at home were
toasted in the oven.I toasted them in two large pans. One thing I did different this time was
to use the ...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout Rescue! on 07-24-2015 at 03:30 AM
I'll do some searching on cold steeping. I was looking at three pounds of Munich Malt extract
syrup. Wonder what that would do if I dumped the container into a five gallon keg?