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    safety fryer

    Hello all, I'm in a little delima right now. I just bought a house and want to get a turkey fryer to do my boil outside. I found a safety fryer at lowe's on sale for $25.00. This seems like a great deal, but I don't know how well it will work. The problem I see is it has extensions that go...
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    What to put on yeast cake?

    Hey all, I brewed a belgian blonde a couple of days ago with wyeast belgian abbey II yeast. I want to put another beer on top of this one when it's done for cost reasons. What would you all suggest? Oh starting gravity of this beer was 1.058.
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    Critique my IPA

    Hey what do you all think of my IPA recipe? I'll be brewing this tomorrow and would like some opinions. 11lb. 2-row 3lb. munich 1lb malted wheat 12oz. crystal 60l Mash grains at 153F with 19 quarts for 60 minutes. Double batch sparge to 6.5 gallons 1.5 oz. centennial leaf hops 60min...
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    How to mash instant rice?

    I've got a question for the experts.:drunk: I'm going to brew biermuncher's cream of three crops this weekend. I'm using one pound of instant rice like in the recipe. Do I have to cook this beforehand or do I just open the box and pour it on top of my mash? I know I know use the search button.:p...
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    All Grain yippee!!!

    :rockin:Hey guys, I did my first all-grain full boil on my apartment countertop on Sunday night. I made Edwort's haus ale. Everything went great, except when my mash was just finishing up my power went out. :mad: The power was down for about an hour and a half. When it came back on I quickly...
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    Will this work?

    I'm an apartment dweller, and want to do all-grain brewing. I can get 6.5 gallons of water to a mild boil on my electric stove. The problem is I will probably end up damaging it with the weight and heat. I was wondering if something like this would work for an indoor full boil with the LP...
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    Mash twice boil once

    Hey guys and gals, I need a little help here. I'm planning to do a kolsch for my next brew. I have a few partial mashes under my belt, but to save some money I want to do all grain on this one. The problem is I'm limited to my 2 gallon cooler. I can mash around 4.5 pounds of grain at one time...
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    What a difference

    I tried a bottle of my first partial mash last night. It is a wheat kit from the homebrewery. I mash an extra pound of malted wheat and a pound of 2-row. I have done this same kit before with no partial mash, and the difference is amazing. It has a lot more wheat taste than the plain kit...
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    Saphir hops question

    I'm looking to do an american IPA for my next brew. At this point my plan is to use 1.1oz marynka pellets 60min, .5oz amarillo 15 min, .5 oz amarillo 1min, and dry hop 1oz amarillo. I have found a good deal on some German Saphir Pellet Hops, and was wondering if I could replace any of the...
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    One heck of a good honey do!

    I was getting ready to go to the smoke shop today to buy some tobacco. I roll my own by the way. I'm heading out the door and swmbo stops me and asks if I'll take the recycling with me. Well the recycling center is in the opposite direction from the smoke shop so I was quite irritated at this...
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    amazon 2 gallong cooler

    Hey guys does this look like it will work for partial mash? I don't want to go bigger than 2 gallon. I was wondering if the curved sides would have a large effect on the batch sparge?http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000YIREXE/?tag=skimlinks_replacement-20
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    Little partial mash help

    Hey guys I'm an extract brewer wanting to try my hand at partial mash. I just need a little clarification on the process. I don't really need to know the why of things. I've read the howtobrew site on all grain brewing and found it a little confusing. If some one could please just do a quick...
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    Honey cream ale recipe ?s

    Alright guys I'm looking to make something light for springtime. I wanted a little feedback on this honey cream ale recipe. I have done mostly kits so far. Steeping grains Victory (biscuit malt) .25lb Crystal 20L .25lb Light dme 4.5lb Honey 1lb Hops .5oz marynka 60min. .5oz...
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    Hops in a pot?

    Hey all, I am an apartment dweller. I would like to buy some cascade rhizomes and plant them in a very large flower pot and keep it on my deck. Does anyone know if this can be done? :confused: Any tips and info would be greatly appreciated. Also do these need seasons, like should I leave it out...
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    Too long for a hefe?

    I need some advice about my first hefe. I brewed this one about two weeks ago and I'm not going to be able to bottle for probably another week, because I don't have enough empty bottles. Never thought that would be a problem.:cross: My question is will this hurt the style of the beer since it's...
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    steeped too hot?

    Hi I brewed an extract london porter a few weeks ago. I used tap water which I boiled. The problem is I thought my water had cooled down enough to put my steeping grains in. IT HADN'T. When I measured the temp it was at 190 degrees. As soon as I noticed I pulled the grains out and let the water...
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    Can I bottle?

    Hello, I brewed my first beer 8 days ago. It is a traditional wheat kit from the home brewery. My OG was 1.048, it fermented pretty hard for the first few days and it has been sitting at the expected FG of 1.009 for 3 days. Would it be ok to bottle tonight? I wish I could RDWHAHB, but I don't...