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  • Posted in thread: Outdoor burners? on 09-27-2013 at 10:42 PM
    I went from the cheapo timer turkey fryer to blichmann after considering the banjo, etc for a
    while. I live pretty close to the NB Saint Paul store- good thing because the cast iron part of
    the burner...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 08-31-2013 at 03:37 AM
    Already harvested some but this is the state they have come to. Had them on irrigation and
    ground is a little damp and also applied some slow release fert. It has been hot, but they only
    get half day ...

  • Posted in thread: Buying gear second hand? on 08-18-2013 at 03:19 PM
    If you like variety stick to bottling. I have a dozen kinds of homebrew to choose from right
    now and the only thing I need to remember is to pop some in the fridge a few hours ahead of
    time. This is t...

  • Posted in thread: Motueka pairing in a pale ale other than cascade on 02-24-2013 at 06:30 PM
    I have a IIPA in the works where Mouteka is paired with Nelson Sauvin at a 1:2 ratio for late
    additions. It will be bittered with Pacific Jade and dry hopped with Galaxy. I'll let you know
    how it turn...

  • Posted in thread: Is it too bad if I shake the fermentation? on 01-27-2013 at 07:00 PM
    Books that were written in the 90's maybe.. Healthy yeast doesn't just drop out unless you've
    screwed up somewhere.This goes past agree/disagree. And it's misleading for the OP. he wants
    advice about ...

  • Posted in thread: Is it too bad if I shake the fermentation? on 01-27-2013 at 06:04 PM
    Wow. Quite the discussion ive missed over the past week. Threads like these are why I'm letting
    my premium membership expire. Burden of proof cuts both ways, and when a newPerson asks for
    advice they ...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Energizer? on 01-23-2013 at 11:58 PM
    I've been known to use a pinch here and there. But required, no.

  • Posted in thread: Is it too bad if I shake the fermentation? on 01-23-2013 at 11:57 PM
    If you have a krausen ring on a glass Carboy I sometimes swirl to get the still-wet sediment
    down into the trub before it cements on the glass.

  • Posted in thread: Is it too bad if I shake the fermentation? on 01-23-2013 at 11:55 PM
    I do it with most batches. I cant see how it could hurt anything. Unless you blow the lid off!

  • Posted in thread: Silicone Flip-Top Gaskets? on 01-05-2013 at 10:38 PM
    IKEA has some. Wife dragged me there last night. 26 ounce, $4Edit. Oh wait you just want
    gaskets. Sorry dude.

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