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  • Posted in thread: what to do with excessive bottles on 09-05-2012 at 02:03 PM
    Shoot, if they don't recycle you need to start doing it... 1/2 hr of sorting glass will pay for
    your brewing habit.Not everywhere has a deposit system like CA or MI.

  • Posted in thread: Why has this hobby lasted so long???? on 09-05-2012 at 02:01 PM
    So I said "Duh, this one not only involves consuming beer, it produces it as well, the other
    ones only involved consuming."Indeed. This is the only hobby that I'm aware of that produces

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Wednesday Thread on 09-05-2012 at 01:59 PM
    More power to you if you have time to brew on Wednesdays and make a video of it.

  • Posted in thread: Common Gotcha's on 09-05-2012 at 01:15 AM
    Add sugar to the bottling bucket. I have almost forgotten this way too many times. A good
    brewing assistant helps avoid gotchas.

  • Posted in thread: Safe to bottle? on 09-04-2012 at 11:19 PM
    I was just wondering do you think the clarifying process would be sped up since the whole
    fermentation was?Maybe a bit, but not really. If you're really concerned about clear beer, you
    could always co...

  • Posted in thread: Your Optimal IBU on 09-04-2012 at 11:16 PM
    You are Yooper, so you must be correct.I can agree with this much faster than I can pick my
    ideal IBU.

  • Posted in thread: Stout bottles on 09-04-2012 at 11:14 PM
    The only advantage to dark bottles is that they keep light out. If the beer is stored in the
    dark, there is no advantage.Kegging won't improve your beer. It will only ease packaging and

  • Posted in thread: do i really need a secondary? on 09-04-2012 at 11:08 PM
    when it comes to dryhopping what are the clear advantages of turning the wort to a secondary?
    harvest the yeast?Harvesting yeast with less non-yeast material is the only benefit I can see.
    I've even h...

  • Posted in thread: Is it done? on 09-04-2012 at 11:05 PM
    My bad about the temp thing.I thought it was more productive to answer the question than to
    react with the hostility sometimes (rarely) thrown around on these boards. I, too, often miss
    crucial inform...

  • Posted in thread: Is it done? on 09-04-2012 at 01:14 PM
    Did you correct your hydrometer reading for temperature?I was hoping to bottle tonight, but it
    came out to 1.015, 1.016 once I adjusted for temperature.I would say 1.016 is a fine finishing
    gravity fo...

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