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Posted in thread: What's in 2633 Oktoberfest Blend? on 11-28-2013 at 02:16 PM
Here's what I do know...I made an awesome Pre-Prohibition Lager, award winning, using their
2487 (Ayinger strain) yeast when it was a special release last. Because I was so happy with the
results and ...
Posted in thread: What's a good cleaner for Clean-In-Place on 06-19-2013 at 10:33 PM
PBW is fantastic! I had some stuff on the inside of the brew kettle that oxyclean and hot
vinegar didn't touch. One of the guys at NB told me PBW would take of of it unless it was
"other worldly". Sur...
Posted in thread: Would this work? Siphoning from a keg on 05-17-2013 at 01:04 PM
Why make things more complicated than they have to be? I just lagered a Biere de Garde for a
couple months in a corny. I siphoned the beer out using my auto siphon just like I would with a
carboy. It ...
Posted in thread: Anyone prefer German bock 833 to octoberfest? on 05-17-2013 at 12:38 PM
I love 833, the Ayinger strain is my go to lager yeast. I always ferment at 50, let it ramp
to60 for a couple days for a d-rest and then ramp down to 40 for lagering. I am going to make a
new school O...
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 01-13-2013 at 10:37 PM
+5 of my blue ribbon Pre Prohibition lager = 1554
Posted in thread: What's brewing related that someone may not think they need, but should really have? on 12-31-2012 at 01:31 PM
If you bottle your beer the Colonna Capper/Corker is an absolute must have! It has sped up and
made bottling easier. Plus I dabble in wine for the wife so I can easily do corks too. I have
yet to try ...
Posted in thread: LA area must try brewpubs on 11-08-2012 at 05:09 PM
I'm going to be in Cypress CA next week on business. Since I'll have some free time I want to
make sure I hit up a couple local joints. What's good down on the south side of LA that I can't
get up her...
Posted in thread: Beer fountain (over carbed bottles) on 08-23-2012 at 06:59 PM
scone, nice to hear I'm not the first :)So how long did you let them carb before you chilled
then opened them? Just so I'm clear; you chill, open and let them warm up to slowly (EDIT: warm
up slowly w...
Posted in thread: Beer fountain (over carbed bottles) on 08-23-2012 at 05:33 PM
I just did my first 10 gallon batch and split it up to make two different kinds of beer as an
experiment.Last night I bottled the first 5 gallons with table sugar using 9.2oz like BeerSmith
told me. N...
Posted in thread: Disinfecting Oxygen Wand on 08-14-2012 at 06:37 PM
After I oxygenate the wort I put the wand back in the star san and do a quick blow off as well.