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Posted in thread: How long do you ferment? on 12-12-2014 at 03:23 PM
I am typically one week primary and two weeks secondary. Many of my beers are below 1.050 and I
try for a heavier taste; higher mash temps. Lately I have been lazy and the beers have been
sitting for ...
Posted in thread: Using 5 gallon cornies for 2.5 gallons of beer on 12-09-2014 at 04:22 PM
I am starting to keg my beer but want to take some to parties. I have several 5 gl kegs. Is it
possible to put 2.5 gl in a 5 gl keg? Will it carb properly? I am thinking of buying a 2.5 gl
keg soon bu...
Posted in thread: My brew day with a stout on 10-18-2014 at 04:20 PM
I figured out what I was doing wrong with the temps. I was using the amount of late addition
grains in my calculations!My mash temps were good and then I would 3-4lbs of specialty grains
and then chas...
Posted in thread: Do I have clear wort on 10-18-2014 at 04:11 PM
Vorlauf.. :). I can't believe I forgot that word. It seems that after two quarts it was clear
but when I poured it into the kettle it is not very clear. I will do Borlaug until it is clear.
Posted in thread: Do I have clear wort on 10-18-2014 at 04:01 PM
I have been brewing today with a newish 20 gl blichmann with the mash screen. I double crush my
grains. I Lautered two quarts and then started filling my boil kettle. I noticed a fair amount
of small ...
Posted in thread: My brew day with a stout on 09-23-2014 at 03:16 AM
I appreciate the comments, I do play it too loose with the sparge water temp.I made sure to
stir the mash a lot to get a good temperature reading overall ( I use a Thermopen). I like the
idea of letti...
Posted in thread: My brew day with a stout on 09-21-2014 at 04:01 AM
Oatmeal StoutThis post is to solicit some thoughts on what I should improve. I was going for a
medium beer with a smooth oatmeal flavor with a heavier body. I am not sure where I got the
recipe but br...
Posted in thread: Favorite American Brewery on 03-08-2014 at 04:21 PM
Sam Adams got me into this craze. Sitting at home drinking Budweiser and thinking the world was
fine. Saw a Sam Adams commercial where he made his employees make a batch of beer so they could
Posted in thread: Monster Mill MM2 2.0 on 10-19-2013 at 05:40 PM
Does anyone know where the set screw is for an MM2?Thank you
Posted in thread: Why not more interest in 10 gallon batches? on 10-16-2013 at 08:54 PM
I do 10 gallon and 5 depending on what I am brewing. Everything gets heavier but it can be more
benficial on time. I bottle mostly and store a lot of beer which may become a problem because I
am not s...