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  • Wisconsin
  • NB The Number 8 kit.
    Simcoe and Amarillo Pale Ale
  • Vanilla Coffee stout
  • Belgian Saison,
    Chocolate Raspberry Stout,
    Citra Oaked Wheat Wine
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  • Posted in thread: Brewing as an auction item -nonprofit can I do this? on 03-10-2011 at 03:38 AM
    I can't answer the question regarding the legality of the auction. However, I can offer another
    idea for involving your beer. Depending on how the auction is being run, perhaps you can donate
    the beer...

  • Posted in thread: dry hopping w/ citra on 02-06-2011 at 12:00 AM
    I have used Citra in 2 brews. It worked very well as an aroma hop. It also paired surprisingly
    well with oak in my Wheat Wine.

  • Posted in thread: Color Way, Way off on 02-05-2011 at 01:30 AM
    My latest hydrometer sample of the same brew (the number 8)was also lighter than I thought it
    would be. I think it could be because the hydrometer tube is so narrow. It will probably look
    darker in a ...

  • Posted in thread: Starting my first batch soon, a couple questions. on 01-27-2011 at 10:14 AM
    I would add the candy sugar in the last 10 minutes of the boil, or at the end.

  • Posted in thread: NB The Number 8 Extract Kit....banana? on 01-22-2011 at 08:14 PM
    I appreciate everybody's input. It really helps put my mind at does having a

  • Posted in thread: NB The Number 8 Extract Kit....banana? on 01-22-2011 at 05:13 PM
    A stick-on thermometer can help avoid the not knowing what the fermentation temperature is. If
    you have temperature fluctuations like that in your room, you could try keeping a fermenter in
    a tub of w...

  • Posted in thread: NB The Number 8 Extract Kit....banana? on 01-22-2011 at 02:52 PM
    I am in the process of brewing The Number 8 (Belgian strong dark ale) kit from Northern Brewer.
    My fermentation has slowed down so I took a gravity reading. Afterwards I smelled and tasted
    the gravity...

  • Posted in thread: No Chill Wort? Leave it for a day in sealed fermenter?? on 01-08-2011 at 12:32 PM
    I have done exactly what you describe for all of my batches since I moved into my current
    apartment. I do not have a chiller and my sink is too small for an ice bath. It takes about 12
    - 24 hours for ...

  • Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 11-24-2010 at 01:31 AM

  • Posted in thread: What could have happened? on 11-19-2010 at 03:27 AM
    A shift in room temperature can cause the pressure in the fermenter to change and the water can
    move. Or, the fermentation may just be going very slow at this point.