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Posted in thread: Lost 1/2 gallon of AHBS Stone Ruination IPA due to foam. :( on 03-14-2011 at 04:18 PM
Do NOT ADD WATER! :) All you'll do is water down your beer. What's lost is gone forever (the
reason for my sorrow at the beginning of this thread). You're not losing water when it goes out
Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 11-15-2010 at 01:07 PM
The word I'm still stuck on is efficiency. Efficiency basically means how much btu get to the
wort (and how much can be removed during cooling). If you were using the traditional "stick the
pot in an ...
Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 11-15-2010 at 11:12 AM
[SIZE=2]I just ordered a Royal aluminum pot because it has a 6mm (.236) wall. My old pot was
4mm (.157) thick for about the top 2 inches, but then stepped down to less than half of that.
Iím hoping th...
Posted in thread: Nuh uh, YOUR vacuum sealer sucks! on 09-30-2010 at 11:08 AM
After my first two years of sealing hops I got bored (4 month old also factored into this), so
I said screw it, we're going to make one huge double (triple?) IPA with all the hops from this
Posted in thread: Alternative to Muntons Ale Dry Yeast on 06-25-2010 at 10:20 AM
You rehydrate in 110 degree water/wort? Everything that I have heard and read is that you
shouldn't allow the yeast to contact a liquid that is more than 80 degrees, or you risk killing
the yeast. If ...
Posted in thread: Alternative to Muntons Ale Dry Yeast on 06-24-2010 at 04:47 PM
I don't brew as frequently as I used to (3 week old), but still like the flexibility of a dry
yeast for storage/emergency uses. I switched to Safale and Nottingham depending on type of brew
and have n...
Posted in thread: Alternative to Muntons Ale Dry Yeast on 06-24-2010 at 11:36 AM
zaxxon23 and r flagg,No one "ran with it" bagging on Munton's. Several people on this forum saw
symptoms of stuck fermentations regardless of hydration methods. I was one of them.My hydration
Posted in thread: Alternative to Muntons Ale Dry Yeast on 11-13-2009 at 04:38 PM
After this thread and my bad experience with Munton's from an AHS kit I've switched to
Nottingham and never looked back. Probably done 5-6 batches since then and never had a problem
other than an almo...
Posted in thread: Stone Ruination IPA-a bit of a let down on 06-16-2009 at 11:55 PM
So firesloth brought this one back up from April and I'm happy to report on my batch!I've drank
about 1/2 of my 4.5 gallon batch and can say in my brewing time this is my best to date (think
this is b...
Posted in thread: Pictures of your Hop Babies/Hop Photo Thread on 05-28-2009 at 05:43 PM
As long as they can get enough sunlight and the soil isn't too wet you'll have nothing to worry
about. The root system of these buggers is incredible and can establish in even heavily planted