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  • Posted in thread: New brewer from Rhode Island on 12-01-2011 at 04:23 PM
    From one Rhode Islander to another, Welcome to HBT!I am also new to brewing, 2nd batch is
    almost done with more week to go (Rasperry Red Ale)First brew was a nice mild

  • Posted in thread: Today - Free Shipping + 5% Off on 11-29-2011 at 06:07 PM
    Coupon!Need to purchase 5Gal Keg ... Any recommendations :D

  • Posted in thread: Christmas Cider on 11-29-2011 at 05:11 PM
    You don't need to boil if it is Pasteurized, even then don't boil gogle how to pasteurise.
    Don't usually add hops to Cider. Most ciders take longer than 2 weeks to get good, you want 6
    weeks min for e...

  • Posted in thread: Christmas Cider on 11-29-2011 at 03:05 PM
    Hey guys. I want to brew a Hard Cider for XMas. I was reading through some of the forums and
    still have a few questions.My understand so far; (From Nexus555 post)"Hey guys, I was looking
    for a very ba...

  • Posted in thread: Do I have Bacteria in my carboy?? on 11-19-2011 at 02:53 PM
    Agreed, looks like yeast rafts. I would wait a week and see if they fall out. Color looks a bit
    mustard-like in the photo, so I'm wondering if it's just the photo quality.Yes, mustard color
    is due to ...

  • Posted in thread: Do I have Bacteria in my carboy?? on 11-18-2011 at 09:32 PM
    Hey guys...I am on day 11 of fermenting, so it is almost ready to take out. However this sud
    like substance began growing in my brew on about day 3, I was hoping it would 'dissolve', that
    is not the c...

  • Posted in thread: Introduce myself on 10-26-2011 at 02:48 PM
    Came to the right spot. Stay Active and you can learn a lot in a short amount of time.

  • Posted in thread: Hello From the middle of Washington on 10-26-2011 at 02:47 PM
    Welcome to the forum!

  • Posted in thread: What Size Auto-Siphon?? on 10-26-2011 at 02:25 PM
    Hey all,I am purchasing an Auto-Siphon this morning from Midwest Brewers.They have a 1/2 and a
    5/16, I am not sure which one to purchase?I am using a 6 Gal Carboy, will either work, is one
    preferred a...

  • Posted in thread: Straining / Second fermenter on 10-24-2011 at 05:22 PM
    ill take a taste test and let you know.My guess is that the powder form will have sugars, that
    would slightly dilute the tartness of the raspberry.

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