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Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 04-28-2009 at 06:52 PM
So in some cases you might start the boil with, say, 8.5 gallons of total runnings for a 5
gallon batch and just boil, boil, boil...... ?
Posted in thread: Moving Hops on 04-24-2009 at 03:34 PM
I did a similar "moved there, then decided here, then split them"-sort of mess.It's very
apparent that they didn't care much for it, but if you keep them watered they should survive.
And note that thi...
Posted in thread: Man do I ever feel guilty!!!!! on 04-24-2009 at 03:29 PM
What are you doing in here? You belong in the Beginner Brewers/Extract Forums!...which reminds
me, did I ruin it and should I dump it? It's been a good 12 hours and it doesn't taste like
beer yet. Wha...
Posted in thread: Man do I ever feel guilty!!!!! on 04-24-2009 at 02:44 PM
I just gotta get something off my chest...Yesterday found a clone on the web and didn't feel
like doing any recipe convesion and just didn't feel like investing my time doing the whole
shebang so at t...
Posted in thread: Pliny The Bastid on 04-20-2009 at 08:36 PM
I've recently found a couple sellers of Elder and Blind Pig. I'm actually enjoying the dryness
of Pig a little more. But both are damn good. Russian River makes some damn fine
products!Anybody know mu...
Posted in thread: Problem with smack pack yesterday; hope it turns out ok. on 04-09-2009 at 07:56 PM
So a test. In theory, if you smacked a smack pack, and let it sit for a few weeks, could you
then CAREFULLY open it and have a fermented beer? although very basic and unhopped.I like it!
Posted in thread: Problem with smack pack yesterday; hope it turns out ok. on 04-09-2009 at 07:21 PM
let sit for 3 hours OR pitch immediatelyYa know... the more I think of this, and recall you are
exactly correct since I've read this on the package too, why would they have this instruction?I
Posted in thread: Problem with smack pack yesterday; hope it turns out ok. on 04-09-2009 at 07:17 PM
Was there more than one inner pouch? The pouch contains the yeast nutrient that wakes the yeast
up and gets them going. I've heard of there being more than one in pouches of Wyeast but I've
Posted in thread: Problem with smack pack yesterday; hope it turns out ok. on 04-09-2009 at 07:11 PM
...but I've ALSO followed the instructions on the wyeast smack packs to either rupture and let
sit for 3 hours OR pitch immediately. ...Yeah, I did this. I started with smacking, then
allowed it to si...
Posted in thread: What do you do with your spent grains? on 04-09-2009 at 05:25 PM
I sell mine to Anheuser-Busch, they use them to make beer.Now that's funny! :D