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Posted in thread: Righteous Crucible BIPA on 04-10-2011 at 10:59 PM
The second and you are FAR way from Kinston. What connection do you have to that lovely oasis
of eastern NC?
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 02-20-2011 at 06:03 PM
4161 + 5 ipa + 5 iipa = 4171
Posted in thread: How hard could making beer from a kit be? on 02-14-2011 at 12:01 AM
The only thing I can add is I was paranoid about cooling down the wort as quick as possible. A
buddy and I a brewed together (2 seperate batches) and ran out of ice for the sink. I sprinted
3 blocks t...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Whiskey Black Ale on 02-04-2011 at 12:17 PM
I'd be curious to hear if anyone has used vanilla extract. I'm considering using it in one of
my brews.Be careful with extract. I ruined a batch of Winter Solstice clone by adding too much.
If you are...
Posted in thread: New Hop Beds on 02-01-2011 at 01:09 AM
Wow, are you planning on going commercial? My neighbor said a couple of years ago he was
looking to diversify his farm and considered hops. He was going to plant across 2-3 acres.
After realizing that...
Posted in thread: dropped my vial in my starter! on 01-15-2011 at 11:52 AM
Did the exact same thing last month. I tossed it for the peace of mind.
Posted in thread: Looking for a good Hop to grow on 01-04-2011 at 10:52 AM
Agreed of the 5 different types I have, the Cascades consistently out perform the others. They
also for whatever reason do not get hit by the bugs as bad as the others.
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Schedule/Pellets vs Whole Hops Question on 01-04-2011 at 10:50 AM
I would skip the secondary and just leave it in the primary for 3 weeks. I like pellets during
the boil and then whole leaf to dry hop.
Posted in thread: best place to buy Hop Rhizomes on 01-01-2011 at 02:42 PM
I have ordered 15 or so from freshops.com and everyone of them has grown. Some of them were a
little thin but had good buds on them and like I said, have all been productive.
Posted in thread: Why are my batches so small? on 12-31-2010 at 07:33 PM
Are you sure your efficiency is that high? If you are expecting 1.07 with 6.5g of wort but you
are getting 1.07 and only 4g, then your efficiency is not accurate. I agree with what the
others are sayi...