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  • Posted in thread: Brewing with a baby on 12-07-2014 at 06:53 PM
    My baby is due in less than 48 hours, and I just finished my 4th rebuild. I'm totally going to
    wear my daughter when brewing!congrats and good luck!I try to plan baby naps during mash and
    boil, quiet ...

  • Posted in thread: Old Ale with Smoked Malt? on 10-11-2014 at 11:58 PM
    I actually brewed my old ale with 1lb cherrywood smoked one month ago. Tasted awesome when I
    moved it to the secondary. I'll keep you posted, but I agree that it should just add to the
    malt complexity...

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions for Summer 2015 beers!! on 09-28-2014 at 02:43 PM
    I suggest 22oz bombers of your favorite brew. A 6-pack is a ton ;)

  • Posted in thread: Does brewtoad make anyone else want to shoot themselves in the face? on 01-31-2014 at 02:07 PM
    Glad I'm not alone on the brewtoad thoughts. I have to use Brew Target in conjunction with
    brewtoad to get anywhere. Brewtoad is beautiful though...I think a monkey came up with their
    calculations tho...

  • Posted in thread: Beer equipment idea for commercial sale - need input on 01-31-2014 at 01:44 PM
    I think you are trying to make something most guys can just use existing technology to do for
    cheapernow, look at the other sided of the siphon hose, got a way to hold that on the bottom
    and help keep...

  • Posted in thread: Bayou Classic too damn hot! on 01-30-2014 at 01:01 PM
    Hey. I'm a noob to brewing but what I did was just get the water temp to 165 and shut off the
    burner. Then put the steeping grains in and put the lid on it. After 30 mins my water temp only
    dropped to...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing, collecting data, and the art of making better beer on 01-29-2014 at 06:27 PM
    (1) I have much higher rates of mediocre or bad beer when I repitch yeast. (2) I have noted
    several batches as unbalanced or where hops have a strong almost salty presence in the finished
    beer. These ...

  • Posted in thread: How many times opening the fermenter is too much? on 01-24-2014 at 08:43 PM
    Refractometers are only accurate prior to fermentation. After that, it's all hydrometer.
    proven to be accurate for me, YMMV I guess. I always have a hydrometer as a backup, haven't
    really touched it ...

  • Posted in thread: How many times opening the fermenter is too much? on 01-24-2014 at 06:30 PM
    What do you use to pull a sample? The hole for my airlock is only 3/8", then the grommet takes
    up some of that diameter. So you sample with a straw or something?This method would only really
    work if y...

  • Posted in thread: If you had $2,000 to upgrade your brewery, what would you do? (help me upgrade mine) on 01-24-2014 at 06:15 PM
    I'd start with a brewstand like this: ($125) get some new kettles for a HLT and MLT: ($500)
    I'd just use your current BK and burner and treat this all as a three tier gravity system. Not
    automated, ...


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