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Posted in thread: The SsBrewingTechnologies "Happy HolidaySs" Giveaway! on 11-22-2014 at 06:54 AM
Posted in thread: Worst cluster mess brew ever! on 10-14-2014 at 08:27 PM
Wait, so a ton of rainwater got in your brew? I probably would have brought it back up to a
boil or at least pasteurizing temp before brewing. Should be interesting though!Did you take an
Posted in thread: toasting wheat on 10-11-2014 at 03:59 AM
If 80% of your mash is regular 2-row you probably don't need to bother with the amylase, it
should convert just fine.I would hesitate to do a protein rest. My experience has been that
doing one with f...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Taste on 10-07-2014 at 05:56 PM
If you have temperature control for fermentation, you don't need to be pitching at 80 -- just
chill as far as your groundwater will take you and then stick it in the chamber, and wait to
pitch until y...
Posted in thread: If I am visualising this correctly, BIAB is essentially.... on 10-07-2014 at 12:09 PM
I've been doing 2.75-gal batches in my 5gal pot and I think I'm just about maxing it out, so
the rule of thumb is pretty close for me. My mash tends to just about fill the pot, I sparge
with about ano...
Posted in thread: Has anyone made a SMaSH beer with brown malt? on 10-05-2014 at 04:04 AM
Palmer in How To Brew mentions porter made with brown malt as the base malt and says "Brown
malt porter is a very good beer if you are careful not to oxidize it during brewing and let it
age for sever...
Posted in thread: Adding sugar to your beer is NOT going to make it taste like freakin' cider. on 10-04-2014 at 05:51 AM
You have to remember that people that sell Beer supplies are out to sell you stuff like Malt
extracts, hops, bottling sugar, air locks, finnings, hydrometers, racking canes, etc.Just like
Posted in thread: Paint strainer bag position on siphon cane on 10-03-2014 at 04:38 PM
I've had similar issues when pulling the strainer bag tight, but it doesn't need to be super
loose either. Think of it like a condom, you just need a little "reservoir tip." :)
Posted in thread: How many batches have you actually poured? on 09-19-2014 at 04:33 AM
I'm something like 14 batches in and I've never dumped one, but my second batch (a Northern
English brown) tasted weird and I've pretty much ignored it... 40-something bottles still
sitting in my clos...
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 09-12-2014 at 09:24 PM
Our first time brewing, we feared the foam and rinsed out the carboy with tap water in a moment
of panic before transferring the wort. Everything turned out fine but we sure felt like idiots