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Posted in thread: My stout has a sharp "bite", is my water the culprit? on 07-15-2013 at 08:44 PM
I'm VERY far from knowledgeable... still very new... but the way the OP described the "taste"
made me think of something right away that I don't think has been mentioned yet.Could this be
Posted in thread: Thermometer to measure temps during fermentation on 05-26-2013 at 09:33 PM
If you're going to use the fermenter in a swamp cooler,cover the temp strip with clear packing
tape. That should seal it against the water. Otherwise,there's no need to cover it.Man, where
was this th...
Posted in thread: Homebrew 101 on 05-22-2013 at 01:45 AM
I'll be brewing up my first batch, as well. And I'd like to add that following the advice of
drinking a beer while brewing your own is a great one. I mean, you need bottles to bottle your
Posted in thread: Another new NOVA brewer! on 05-17-2013 at 12:28 PM
Thanks for the info! So when you win PowerBall you're going to open up your own store?
Fantastic! I'll be your first customer.
Posted in thread: Another new NOVA brewer! on 05-17-2013 at 11:47 AM
I've lived here all my life. Grew up in Annandale, lived in Fairfax for a long time and now I'm
in Sterling.Still looking for a LHBS that's close enough.
Posted in thread: Another new NOVA brewer! on 05-17-2013 at 10:34 AM
Hey everyone!I don't feel like a total newbie at home brewing as I do have experience helping
with a few batches, but that was many years ago. Now I'm diving back into it and expecting my