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Posted in thread: Blow Off or Let Blow Over? on 01-30-2013 at 12:27 AM
I just use foil on all my beers thru karausen . With airlocks when plugged create back pressure
and yeast switch modes from creating alcohol and co2 to just co2 . Not including possible
Posted in thread: First Competition Results on 09-13-2012 at 02:54 PM
While I agree with your thoughts . If you and your friends like your beer that's fine . I'm
sure there is nothing wrong with it. As for myself and being a certified judge IPA is a
category I won't jud...
Posted in thread: Need to make a reading list on 09-13-2012 at 02:17 PM
I was lucky enough to find an amazing selection at a used book store . Some written in the 60s
to semi current . Yes I bought em ! Must reads I think ... Brewing Better Beer , Brewing
Classic Styles ,...
Posted in thread: Help ID bitter off-flavor (taste like tonic) on 09-13-2012 at 01:45 PM
Do you filter your water ? It could be your picking up some alkaline from your water . If you
brought up gushing then I'd say infection from your plastic parts and replace those .
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 08-17-2010 at 04:35 AM
Hello All, I stumbled across this thread due to the bottle I am currently enjoying now. My wife
picked up a few bottles for me on a recent trip. No date on bottle but Id assume fairly fresh.
Its not a...
Posted in thread: Should I rack yet? on 02-06-2007 at 05:41 AM
so what is the starting og and now final og? I usualy wait at least 2 weeks. Just make sure the
gravity isnt droping still otherwise if your bottling you may have bottle bombs, and none of us
Posted in thread: Using Oak on 02-06-2007 at 05:24 AM
here is how and what Ive done... I was at my local hardware store and as I passed the BBQ
section I saw a bag of Jack Daniels Oak chips. My mind started ticking,, I have used these
chips in several be...
Posted in thread: Hello from CA on 02-06-2007 at 04:41 AM
Sounds like this is going to be a fun place to hang out from time to time
Posted in thread: Oaked Arrogance on 02-06-2007 at 03:26 AM
15.5 lbs Pale 2 row1.75 lbs Crystal 120Single infusion mash at 153 deg for 1 hour90 min boil1
oz chinook at 901.25 oz Chinook at 451.5 oz Chinook at 5 minAdded Whirlfloc at last 15 min
after primary I...
Posted in thread: Sam Adams Long Shot on 02-06-2007 at 03:10 AM
The maker of the Old Ale ,Don Oliver. He is a member of the Modesto Mashers HBC. We got to try
his beer before it was announced and we had samples of the beer from SA. All I can say is that