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Posted in thread: Do you clean the bottles? on 10-06-2015 at 08:26 AM
For both empty bottles from brewstore and bottles of beer you drink - is it enough to only
rinse the bottles well after pouring the beer (or if empty bottles from brewstore to get rid of
dust) and not...
Posted in thread: If you had infinite patience...how long to "condition" your beers? on 10-03-2015 at 09:34 PM
Not to sound like too much of a wise ass, but I let them condition until they're ready. A lot
of it depends on style rather than gravity. A 1.050 hefeweizen is perfect 2-2.5 weeks from
brewday. A 1.05...
Posted in thread: RIP Grain Bag... on 10-03-2015 at 09:28 PM
Yea I've had the same happen to a friend after buying from the LHBS. Bag lasted 2 brews. Shoots
I had better luck w/plain old paint strainer bags. NEVER had on tear. Now I use a Wilserbrewer
bag and h...
Posted in thread: Contamination from Dry Hops? on 10-03-2015 at 09:18 PM
Never had a dry hop infection, I just remove the air lock and pour them in using a funnel made
of computer paper.
Posted in thread: If you had infinite patience...how long to "condition" your beers? on 10-03-2015 at 09:11 AM
pretty much I ferment in primary for 3-4 weeks and then 3 in bottles. That goes for all ale
styles. That's jus me.
Posted in thread: How do you drink all the beer you brew? on 10-03-2015 at 09:03 AM
Switch to smaller batches. I do 2 gallon batches in 2 gallon buckets from HD. That gives me 3
sis packs per brew and sincE I drink most of my beer alone it's just fine.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping and Cold crashing on 09-27-2015 at 07:17 PM
I dry hopped an IPA 3 days ago. I plan to cold crash for about a week. Will that week cause me
to loose some of the dry hopping effects?
Posted in thread: Second Dry Hop Addition- 36 hrs before bottling? on 09-27-2015 at 06:56 PM
How would cold crashing work in to that 36 hours??? I have an IPA that I dry hopped 3 days ago,
but plan to cold crash for about 5 days.
Posted in thread: back in the states on 09-27-2015 at 06:44 PM
Thank You for your Service.
Posted in thread: Making up for trub loss on 09-27-2015 at 06:39 PM
Switch to 2 gallon batches in buckets from HD. You will get 3 six packs if you can get 1.9
gallons into the fermenter. I screen so there is room only for the wort. But yea you don't want
to add water ...