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  • Posted in thread: Are glass carboys really better than buckets??? on 11-13-2013 at 11:31 PM
    I prefer glass because I like to be able to observe what's happening without exposing my beer
    to o2, the ease of sanitizing, and longevity factors. Plus call me crazy but I like to avoid
    plastic as mu...

  • Posted in thread: Does US05 give off peach esters at high temps or low? on 10-27-2013 at 01:23 PM
    I have used 05 many times and for me, I would get the peach from it when fermenting in the low
    60s. It wasn't necessarily a bad flavor, but it did seem to take over the beer. I find 05 to be
    at its cl...

  • Posted in thread: Hangover cures on 10-11-2013 at 07:46 AM
    Before bed, drink half of a bottle of pedialyte. Drink the other half in the morning after
    waking up. Then, go on a 3 mile run. Water afterwards, and likely a Bloody Mary some time that
    day. I've fine...

  • Posted in thread: whats going on here this is a ipa? wild? mold? on 09-30-2013 at 01:01 PM
    Hard to tell from the picture if it's mold or some kinda wild yeast, like eastoak said. I'd let
    it roll for a little til you can figure it out. My guess would be wild yeast from the hops, but
    if it's ...

  • Posted in thread: No chocolate taste? on 09-26-2013 at 12:13 PM
    There could be several possibilities as far as I can see, the biggest being that the beer is
    incredibly young for a stout (or for any beer if it isn't carbed yet). There will be major
    changes once it'...

  • Posted in thread: Clarity in Question on 09-26-2013 at 01:29 AM
    I now clear nearly all of my beers with gelatin, and I've noticed that they have a much cleaner
    character to them than before. It might be in my head, but I'm gonna roll with it regardless.

  • Posted in thread: Citra Simcoe Pale Ale pointers on 09-05-2013 at 01:06 PM
    I'm a little mystified at some of the advise here. First of all the OP wants to make a pale ale
    with a strong malt back bone. This alone should drive off all of the suggestions to take out
    most of the...

  • Posted in thread: Citra Simcoe Pale Ale pointers on 09-04-2013 at 12:21 PM
    I agree with the guys above. It sort of depends on what you're going for here, but if you are
    wanting the hops to shine, I'd simplify the grain bill as much as you can. If this is the case,
    I'd drop t...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Leaf Disease on 05-07-2013 at 12:21 PM
    I've made spray from the juice of three to four jalapenos in a gallon of water, with a little
    dish soap so it sticks. After spraying once every few days, bugs stopped eating my plants. Just
    don't spra...

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe Hops on 04-25-2013 at 01:53 AM
    Sure is getting heated in here. Maybe we should create a law section on the forums for you