Last Activity:11-25-2013 9:46 PM
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Posted in thread: All Grain questions on 11-25-2013 at 04:42 PM
However I have been wondering when I researched all grain why I couldn't just soak malts in my
brew kettle and go from there and not using malt extract?You need to convert the sugars in the
Posted in thread: Carbonating in bottle with sugar cubes? on 11-25-2013 at 04:28 PM
Well, I tried sugar cubes. I'll test them on thanksgiving.First thing... sugar cubes are too
big to fit into the neck of the bottles. Had to shove 'em in. Have to admit, not having to
prime was kind o...
Posted in thread: Two different packages of priming sugar! on 09-03-2013 at 02:16 AM
Ooh. ... I would have advised if the recipe didn't mention it, don't use it. But no harm in
adding it at the end of boil for an extra boost. What kind of beer was it and what was the
Posted in thread: Belgian Ale Kit Has No Grains on 09-03-2013 at 02:11 AM
The kit should come with an ingredients list. Specialty grains are not a requirement. What was
the name of the kit and where did you buy it from?What grains should there be? That's entirely
up to the ...
Posted in thread: Uping the anty on 09-02-2013 at 05:46 PM
Hi was wondering if anyone can help me. I'm brewing coopers draught and using brew enhancer 1
but want to make a batch of rocker fuel, possibly 8-9% lol??And your question is....?
Posted in thread: How much water to boil? on 08-30-2013 at 10:41 PM
Ah...That makes sense. I didn't understand the question. The answer is, with boil off it will
take an extra gallon or so more or less.
Posted in thread: How much water to boil? on 08-30-2013 at 08:19 PM
I think you missed the part where the OP wrote that he already had 5 gallons of water on hand
and asked how much additional water might be needed to compensate for boiloff.Umm.... I got
that but I thi...
Posted in thread: Partial boil? on 08-30-2013 at 08:03 PM
A full boil is better for flavor and hops utilization but for eff sake don't stress it. Just do
as large a boil as your equipment allows.Smaller boils do have the advantage that bringing to a
Posted in thread: How much water to boil? on 08-30-2013 at 07:55 PM
If you have a recipe, I would follow the amounts suggested. Changing it will have an effect on
the hop utilization.True, but it's usually not that big of a deal. IMO, most recipe's that say
2 1/2 gall...
Posted in thread: When is it Legit to apply your own Name to a Brew on 08-30-2013 at 07:31 PM
"Cranberry Sauce a la Bart"I *would* be of the school "by following a recipe I'm not doing
anything unique to call it my own so I shouldn't name it" except for two life examples:1.) "My