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  • Posted in thread: What way do you bottle? on 09-29-2014 at 12:44 AM
    Hit up a few of your local pubs. Ask the bartender when the best time is to stop in and pick
    them up. You might end up with a big trash barrel full of bottles of every size and shape, and
    you may have...

  • Posted in thread: Music Match on 09-29-2014 at 12:34 AM
    Take This Job And Shove It - Johnny Paycheck

  • Posted in thread: Cutting Brew Day Time the time challenge! on 09-28-2014 at 08:05 PM
    Any suggestions on the size kettle for BIAB, looking at either a 40 or 44 quart for 5 ( 5.5)
    batches.Just a might want to opt for 15 gal. I also do BIAB and with larger grain
    bills I've ...

  • Posted in thread: Maintaining a copper wort chiller on 09-28-2014 at 06:43 PM
    Hold the chiller upside-down, and at an angle. Slowly rotate it around with the coil part
    swinging outward, in the direction such that water inside will run outward. Do this until no
    more water drains...

  • Posted in thread: Music Match on 09-28-2014 at 02:46 AM
    Video Killed the Radio Star - Buggles

  • Posted in thread: Basic biab water calculator modifications, now includes sparging on 09-27-2014 at 04:11 PM
    Nice calculator--thanks for sharing. I usually do no-sparge BIAB, but sometimes hold back a
    couple gallons and do a pour-over. Nice to have calcs to accommodate either process.

  • Posted in thread: Why are breweries against freezing pint glasses on 09-27-2014 at 02:03 AM
    Chilling the glass affects the taste perception (sort of "numbs" the taste buds), adds
    condensation which dilutes the beer, and ice crystals on the glass can create nucleation
    points, resulting in exc...

  • Posted in thread: Music Match on 09-27-2014 at 01:46 AM
    Lawyers, Guns and Money - Warren Zevon

  • Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 09-27-2014 at 01:28 AM
    Mine's been sitting in secondary since June, with 2 oz. of Maker's Mark-soaked oak cubes. I
    plan to bottle in mid-Oct to have it ready to serve guests over Thanksgiving. I will be adding
    some CBC-1 wi...

  • Posted in thread: How do you keep notes? on 09-26-2014 at 12:45 AM
    Beersmith, then printed out and hand written notes added during brewing and the sheet saved in
    a 3 ring binder.I do the same. Beersmith printout to keep me on track for timing of additions,
    etc., then...

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