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  • Posted in thread: Glass carboy vs. plastic bucket on 04-14-2013 at 07:39 PM
    I'm a glass carboy man. I used to use buckets, but the occasional infection steered me toward
    glass. My original plastic primary is long gone, but I'm still using my original glass carboy
    from six yea...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Wit Questions on 02-28-2013 at 11:17 PM
    You are on the right track. This is a step mash. Basically mash in your grain with hot liquor
    to reach 95* for 30 min. Decant some of the wort and heat it, or directly heat the wort to hit
    the next ta...

  • Posted in thread: Brewtroller vs BCS on 02-04-2013 at 08:07 PM
    So this is what I'm gathering from this thread so far:Both systems are great.Both have the
    capability to run more processes than you will ever need.BCS is faster & easier to get from
    unboxing to brewi...

  • Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 11-28-2012 at 08:42 PM
    I've got California ale and London ale yeast which do you guys think would be better?I used
    London ESB (WY1968). Turned out great. Can't give you a comparison to Yooper's original as I
    haven't brewed ...

  • Posted in thread: Thinking about buying a BGE, is pricing really fixed? on 11-23-2012 at 12:16 AM
    I don't believe that BGE fixes the price per se, just that there is not much motivation for
    dealers to drop the list price. I live in a major metro area of ~2m people and there are only
    two dealers se...

  • Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 11-19-2012 at 06:36 PM
    Dgonza9,I do 5 gallon batches and my element is 4500w run on 120v (maybe 1125w). It has been no
    problem for me to set the temp to 170 and let it run itself up. I usually start at 120 and it
    takes abou...

  • Posted in thread: Norther German Altbier (Best In Show) on 11-12-2012 at 08:52 PM
    Thanks for the recipe Greencoat!I've brewed this half a dozen times now. One of my favorites. I
    used Wyeast 2565 but otherwise followed the recipe. Turns out great every time. I have a tap on
    the kego...

  • Posted in thread: More Buckets or a Carboy? on 11-11-2012 at 07:02 PM
    I used to be a bucket guy but have switched to carboys. All it takes is a few scratches to ruin
    a plastic bucket...That said, I had carboys for secondaries already. When I stopped
    transferring to seco...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Cellar temps ??? on 11-06-2012 at 12:15 AM
    I was going to suggest the furnace room to you! Its where I move my Belgians to ramp them up to
    the 70s to finish. Also a great location for bottle carbing as you found out...

  • Posted in thread: Canadian Roll Call!! on 11-06-2012 at 12:11 AM
    AG brewer from Surrey BC here.Started with extract about five years ago. Made the switch only
    when the owner of my LHBS, Dan Small (Dan's Homebrewing in Vancouver) 'refused' (lol) to sell
    me any more ...


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