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Posted in thread: HELP!! All Extract Brews taste similar on 04-29-2013 at 12:21 AM
I have brewed quite a few kits from NB and find that the longer left in the bottle the better
they taste.It's been my experience that NB, and many other Homebrew shops underestimate the
time needed. I...
Posted in thread: saving money with brewing on 04-26-2013 at 04:47 PM
It's a hobby, so I will spend a few bucks on it, I don't think I'm saving any money but it has
been years since I last calculated. When I compare brewing with my weekly golf habit, it is my
Posted in thread: Increasing ABV on 04-25-2013 at 06:38 PM
I use DME to boost the ABV. I have used the Austin boosters in the past with no ill effects,
but I always have DME laying around so I usually use that.
Posted in thread: First attempt at kegging is not going well on 04-20-2013 at 12:42 AM
I believe you have what is called a static relief valve that is suppose to release at 60 psi.
If it is leaking it probably needs to be replaced. I'm on my phone so I can't link the page,
but search ho...
Posted in thread: 2nd brew, first on propane on 04-16-2013 at 02:29 PM
Since your moving the pot to cool anyway bring the pot up to steeping temp on the stove then
move out to the burner for the boil. I started doing this to save on filling the propane tank,
it just made...
Posted in thread: How often do you replace your buckets? on 04-15-2013 at 02:11 PM
I think the general rule of thumb that most people follow is to replace if they scratch or
otherwise damage the interior.On the other hand, I'm still using the same bucket I started with
in 1995, and ...
Posted in thread: hop combos for next ipa on 04-04-2013 at 11:31 PM
Have been using a zethos blend in my last few IPAs with great results. I have really been
hooked on citrus IPAs lately.
Posted in thread: Time to bottle IPA? on 04-04-2013 at 11:24 PM
+1 on this^^^^Maybe even longer if its a big IPAFor sure ^^^^I have an IPA that has been in the
primary 4 weeks now, and I plan on keeping it there for at least another week.
Posted in thread: Adding extract late in the boil vs hop utilization on 04-02-2013 at 02:47 AM
thread that addresses hop utilization, including Palmer mentioning that he was incorrect in
his book; he discusses the topic at about the 37 min mark: March 20th 2008 recording
Posted in thread: What's your favorite extract IPA kit? on 04-01-2013 at 02:35 PM
Austin Homebrew Supply has a great anniversary IPA that they run at a sale price from time to
time. My SG was 1.068 and it fermented out to a FG of 1.014.