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  • Rick D
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  • Posted in thread: 4oz Hops Sale - From Grain to Glass on 03-13-2013 at 11:19 PM
    Love the selection, pricing, and shipping. This is now my go to source for all homebrewing
    needs.

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing on 03-07-2013 at 04:20 AM
    I always allow my beer to warm back up to room temperature after cold crashing and before
    bottling. That being said I don't take a temp. I just pull it out of cold crashing the night
    before I'm going ...

  • Posted in thread: Midwest Cologne Kölsch - best yeast? on 03-07-2013 at 01:49 AM
    I have one more week of lagering my Kolsch. Looking forward to sampling at bottling time. I
    used the Kolsch yeast cake for an American Wheat recipe. It was fermenting like crazy when I
    checked last ev...

  • Posted in thread: No head on newly brewed batch on 03-04-2013 at 04:52 PM
    What type of beer is it? Head retention can vary depending on the style and recipe. And are you
    saying it doesn't pour any head or that it retains no head?

  • Posted in thread: Midwest Cologne Kölsch - best yeast? on 03-04-2013 at 03:58 PM
    I just brewed a Kolsch a few weeks ago using the WL 029 yeast. My fermenting chamber is also a
    crawlspace that is at 65 degrees. I am very pleased with what I racked to lager for two more
    weeks. From ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Illinios! on 02-27-2013 at 03:55 AM
    Welcome from O'Fallon, IL

  • Posted in thread: 10% off 1lb Hops 1/22 to 1/25 - From Grain to Glass on 02-25-2013 at 10:11 PM
    I'm just looking forward to getting a few cocoa nibs into half of my batch of coffee stout (if
    not the whole batch). I won't be able to defend my place in the Drunk Monk Sweet Stout category
    for 2013 ...

  • Posted in thread: 10% off 1lb Hops 1/22 to 1/25 - From Grain to Glass on 02-25-2013 at 05:16 PM
    I sent in my second G2G order on Saturday evening =)

  • Posted in thread: Coffee Stout on 02-18-2013 at 04:16 PM
    A way to get subtle coffee flavor is to pour the wort through a coffee "hop-back" when racking
    to primary. Again, not a strong coffee flavor, very subtle and smooth. Pumps up the coffee
    flavor from th...

  • Posted in thread: How to lager a Kolsch ale ? on 02-15-2013 at 09:20 PM
    I'm fermenting a Kolsch style beer with WLP029 yeast right now. It's going strong at 65 in my
    sub-basement. I plan to let it sit there until it finishes, rack to secondary, and then let it
    lager for 4...

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Primary: Tripel Trouble Secondary: Bottled: Abbey's Weiss, Betty's American Wheat, Das Boot Kolsch, Coffee Stout w/Cocoa Nibs, Coffee Stout, Imperial Amber Ale, West Coast IPA, Nelson Sauvin Session Amber Ale, Belgian Golden IPA, Ya Mama's Best Milk Stout
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