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  • Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 01-01-2008 at 09:38 PM
    Another consideration people may want to think about is you upgrade your systems you may
    consider using an Aluminum pot for HLT in a three teir system. I've been doing that for over a
    year now and it ...

  • Posted in thread: Houston, is there a problem? on 01-01-2008 at 06:57 PM
    When I have done in the past to help combat our "warm" summers is to soak the carboy in a tab
    of water with an old t-shirt over it that hangs into the water. I then setup a small fan to
    blow at the ca...

  • Posted in thread: Oxygenation: Starter v Wort on 01-01-2008 at 06:44 PM
    I've typically done 5-10 sec or so for starters up to 1 gal.. and 20-30 sec per 5 gal batch. I
    can't speak to the chemistry side of this, it's the practice I've been following for the past
    couple year...

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  • Posted in thread: Oxygenation: Starter v Wort on 01-01-2008 at 06:17 PM
    In the past I have oxygenated both and had good results. I use pure o2.. The only times I hold
    off from doing this is when I'm looking for additional yeast character, ie: bannana in a hefe.

  • Posted in thread: Walking the Walk... on 10-03-2006 at 02:27 PM
    Yes, exactly...

  • Posted in thread: Walking the Walk... on 10-02-2006 at 01:47 PM
    Like I said, I have some, but not much confidence in my results..I didn't do much math, I
    figured out the various patterns and how many times each would occur. And yes I was drinking

  • Posted in thread: Walking the Walk... on 10-02-2006 at 03:39 AM
    African or European?But really.. do you mean how many different blends? or how many ales? and
    are we to assume that there isn't more been in the fridge that you don't have a picnic tap
    on?Making the a...

  • Posted in thread: How long will homebrew stay fresh for? on 10-02-2006 at 02:18 AM
    At least for wine.. cellaring temperatures are typically a very constant 50-55 deg. F and about
    60% humidity.Honestly it depends very much on the beer, and your intentions for it as to the
    ideal way t...

  • Posted in thread: Water Filtration, good or bad? on 09-30-2006 at 09:51 PM
    I 've brewed with tap, bottled and filtered water. At the end of the day you need to ask
    yourself how much you like the taste of your water supply. I find that where I live, the mildly
    alkaline water ...