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Posted in thread: Oxygen on 05-12-2016 at 06:11 PM
You don't have to worry about adding pure oxygen unless you are making a big beer. Do the
bucket method, it's a lot easier to handle the buckets with handles than it is shaking a glass
Posted in thread: Used bottles on 01-12-2016 at 05:58 PM
Highly recommend buying a case of Guinness draught for your bottles. It's not much more
expensive than buying a case of empty bottles, you get to drink the beer, the labels are
plastic wraps with no g...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite summer beer to brew? on 05-15-2015 at 08:28 PM
If your looking for something light, refreshing and sour see my quick and dirty berliner. Takes
about 1 hour to brew start to finish (not kidding) and gets requested regularly.
Posted in thread: Nottingham ale yeast vs US 05 on 05-14-2015 at 11:09 PM
Every time I use notty I get a weird ester, someone described it like cherry and I personally
hate it. Most people can't seem to taste it but I've had a select few confirm it. US-05 and
US-04 all the ...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 02-20-2015 at 08:00 PM
Fantastic thread! Thanks for sharing sonofgrok!So after some advice from a cashier at our local
asian market I used 100% glutinous rice (came in a pink bag, looked chalk white rather than
Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 01-28-2015 at 08:44 PM
Aerating or oxygenating is used because the yeast need to produce sterols which become part of
their cell walls. These sterols create a special channel in the cell wall that helps the yeast
Posted in thread: Worst. IPA. Ever. on 01-06-2015 at 06:19 PM
Don't feel bad, I think Torpedo is the worst too.As a side story, I was once judging IPAs at a
competition and got one I think really flunked the test. The judge across from me thought it
was good. me...
Posted in thread: Swamp ape on 01-06-2015 at 05:46 PM
Make sure you aerate well and get your pitching rate correct. you don't have an aeration
strategy, I just pour my batch back and forth between two sanitized fermenting buckets, then
cap the one with...
Posted in thread: What is the most unique beer you've made so far? on 01-05-2015 at 03:58 PM
Marshmallow fluff stoutIt was pretty fun. People told me it tasted exactly like guinness but I
didn't think so. It was a decent beer with a good mouthfeel.
Posted in thread: What do you do with your spent grains? on 12-17-2014 at 02:50 PM
Dog Treats! Really simple recipe:2C Flour1C Spent Grain2 L eggs1C pumpkin or peanut butterBake
em at 325 for 30 min, then down to 225 for about an hour to dry out completelyThanks for this
recipe. We ...