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Posted in thread: Frozen brew pumps on 01-18-2017 at 08:09 PM
First time brewing in sub zero temps, I found myself defrosting the pump head with SWMBO's hair
dryer. Now I store it in the house. Not worth the risk IMHO.
Posted in thread: [SPOILERS] Star Wars - The Force Awakens / Rogue One on 01-18-2017 at 03:57 PM
Same here. A lot of the whining has been over the casting. Apparently there was an actor who
made some YouTube videos showing him sitting at a desk kinda reenacting some of HF's dialogue
from the cant...
Posted in thread: Buying gallons of water on 01-18-2017 at 01:51 PM
For the mash? I've gone with the lower end of the acceptable range, so somewhere around
Posted in thread: B. Nektar Zombie Killer Clone on 01-18-2017 at 01:24 PM
Yup, sure can.
Posted in thread: Buying gallons of water on 01-18-2017 at 12:10 PM
Does the grocery store have one of those fill-it-yourself distilled water machines? If so, go
with that. It's not a 100% perfect zero-TDS result, but it's pretty darn good and at my grocery
Posted in thread: [SPOILERS] Star Wars - The Force Awakens / Rogue One on 01-18-2017 at 11:08 AM
I like the fact that the trailer was full of red herrings. Jyn didn't run across the beach on
Skarif with the plans in her hand, Vader wasn't on the Death Star, and there were a whole bunch
of other t...
Posted in thread: Can I substitute Vienna Malt for Pale Ale Malt in an American IPA? on 01-17-2017 at 05:16 PM
A little more of a malty flavor with the Vienna. Nothing wrong with that, as long as you like
Vienna.ETA: Oh and FWIW, I've used both (Vienna and Briess pale ale malt) as an IPA base and
both were fin...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter questions on 01-17-2017 at 12:02 PM
You can open the fridge, take the smack pack out, smack it and shake it and pour it directly
into the starter. Or smack it and let it sit on the counter while you make the starter wort. I
like to make...
Posted in thread: First All-Grain batch at the weekend but has it stopped fermenting? on 01-17-2017 at 11:59 AM
Yep. With a healthy pitch and healthy yeast, it can finish the bulk of fermentation in 3 days.
I've seen some fast workers like WLP002 can get it done in 24-36 hours. Everything sounds fine.
Posted in thread: Creating your own hop blend on 01-15-2017 at 03:50 PM
Yep. That's it.