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  • Posted in thread: Anyone ever have a toe removed? on 10-30-2014 at 08:39 PM
    I'm resigned to live with little annoying pains from now until the end.My good friend's late
    father had a saying about this:"After age 60, it's patch and fill."Ironically, my friend (to
    whom the age a...

  • Posted in thread: Just got some very bad news on 10-30-2014 at 01:24 PM
    Will pray for her and your family.

  • Posted in thread: How to:priming sugar on 10-30-2014 at 01:21 PM
    Thanks! I have read little about the gelatin. Seen it at the local supply shop. Next time I
    will have to try it.You can also get it at any grocery store. Unflavored.

  • Posted in thread: How to:priming sugar on 10-29-2014 at 01:05 PM
    Guess I should give it at least 4 days before drinking? That's the muntons directions. And so
    far it's been very very misleading.4 days seems a little too soon. After 7-10 days in
    (finished) ferm, I c...

  • Posted in thread: What style do you brew most? on 10-29-2014 at 12:49 PM
    I too am fairly new to the craze and have brewed a different style in each of the 6 batches
    I've done: Nut Brown, Am. Wheat, Cali Common, Oaked Imp. Stout, APA. If I had just one of these
    to have on h...

  • Posted in thread: looking for input...on first try at brewing on 10-29-2014 at 12:41 AM
    On the hydrometer.... I haven't read the directions on it yet. I know it is used to determine
    the specific gravity of the beer. That's great but I am still ignorant as to what specific
    gravity I am lo...

  • Posted in thread: Should Steeping Grains Be Crushed? on 10-29-2014 at 12:06 AM
    My first kit was extract with steeping grains. The instructions said to use a rolling pin to
    crush the grains. This was 3-4 years ago, so maybe that was common at one point.I don't know if
    the grains ...

  • Posted in thread: Should Steeping Grains Be Crushed? on 10-28-2014 at 05:47 PM
    All of the kits I've ever seen had the grains pre-crushed in the vacuum packed bag. If they're
    not crushed already you should contact the manufacturer and inform them (politely, but
    inquiring about ho...

  • Posted in thread: Should Steeping Grains Be Crushed? on 10-28-2014 at 04:41 PM
    Some extract kits have steeping grains included. While extract kit instructions are notoriously
    sketchy, and maybe because the average user is more of a novice that the instructions don't
    encourage it...

  • Posted in thread: Air lock question on 10-28-2014 at 04:32 PM
    Yeah, plus you can quickly turn those into emergency blow-offs with the right size tubing. I
    just wish the fluid didn't evaporate as much. Maybe my apt just has dry air, but I always find
    myself needi...