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Posted in thread: 2012 hopstache black ipa on 06-09-2014 at 05:59 AM
I absolutely love this beer and it is by the far the best extract beer I've brewed yet! I
didn't have the opportunity to sample 2012 or 2013 but the 2014 is phenomenal. I pitched a 2l
starter of WPL00...
Posted in thread: Possible to Clean Contaminated Stainless Steel? on 04-03-2014 at 04:16 PM
That's what I was thinking but thought I would throw it out there for other people's thoughts
on the matter. For $20 it's hard to pass up the chance to upgrade my boil kettle:)
Posted in thread: Possible to Clean Contaminated Stainless Steel? on 04-02-2014 at 05:18 PM
Hello Everyone! I have an opportunity to purchase a SS keggle that was previously used by a
taxidermist for boiling animal skulls. They generally boil the remains in either water or a sal
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison - they were right! on 12-12-2013 at 05:33 PM
Update to my 11/28 post: Temp corrected FG for my extract Belgian IPA ended up at 1.005 after
holding at 88 degrees for the last three weeks. It will be six weeks total in the primary
fermenter when I...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison - they were right! on 11-28-2013 at 04:22 AM
Great info Mario! Wish I would have found this thread before brewing my Belgian IPA on 11/2. OG
was 1.058, pitched 1.6l starter at 70 and then ramped temp up gradually to 88. Checked at 3
weeks and it...
Posted in thread: Billings Montana Brewery Recommendations on 07-23-2013 at 06:58 PM
I will be traveling for business later this summer and was wondering if any of you have
recommendations for microbreweries to try while in Billings, MT?From what I understand, brewery
taprooms can onl...
Posted in thread: Homebrewery setup on 07-10-2013 at 03:18 PM
Sweet set up! One day I hope to have something similar. Thank you for sharing:)
Posted in thread: First 5 gal batch successfully bottled on 07-10-2013 at 02:55 PM
Congratulations! Looks very tasty. I might have to give that kit a try. Used a blowoff tube for
the first time on the Honey Weizen that's almost ready to bottle and glad I did. I used a
starter with W...
Posted in thread: First 5 gal batch successfully bottled on 06-27-2013 at 05:56 PM
Congratulations! HBT rules!! Just got my 3rd five gallon batch in the fermenter on Saturday
after a five month long hiatus. Did my first yeast starter and used my DIY wort chiller for the
first time. ...
Posted in thread: do you brew alone? on 06-25-2013 at 05:19 PM
Solo brewer here too! Although solo is a bit of a misnomer with 3 kids under the age of 6 in
the house. Felt kind of bad for blowing off visitors from out of town on Saturday but once I
get clearance ...