After church (a service that left me angry by the way, all people should have the same basic human rights!) I decided to brew. Nothing fancy, another cream ale...partial mash... you probably saw the previous post.
Unfortunately for me, I was trying to cram a brew session in before a
Meanwhile on the stove top 2.25 gallons of water and 2# DME was heating slowly to 190 F. So I added .5 # of flaked rice in a bag for 20 minutes, cut the heat, added 2# of DME and 3.3 LBS of Briess Golden LME.
The lessons (re) learned
- Don't brew when you're pressed for time
- Organize organize organize
- stay on top of your details
- slow down, slow down
Even an old brew hound like me screws up every now and then.