Last Activity:12-20-2013 11:58 AM
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Posted in thread: LME vsDME on 12-20-2013 at 04:01 PM
I wouldn't toss it, especially if vac sealed. I'd just use it in a different beer or for
starters. That said I have brewed with some old ass LME and the beer was OK...not great, but
OK! In the future ...
Posted in thread: LME vsDME on 12-20-2013 at 03:23 PM
DME stays fresh longer but many feel that fresh LME gives better flavor. How was the LME
stored? If it was just sitting in a box you might consider swapping it for something fresher.
It's really hard ...
Posted in thread: Now this is just showing off... on 12-20-2013 at 06:15 AM
Posted in thread: Forgive me for thinking this is awesome/Brewing in cold weather. on 12-20-2013 at 05:59 AM
I had a little chill in the air as well, although I still don't miss San Antonio!C'mon now, no
need to badmouth San Antone. Gotta say I'm loving Colorado myself though!
Posted in thread: Forgive me for thinking this is awesome/Brewing in cold weather. on 12-20-2013 at 05:56 AM
I think I had a high of 16°. It really sucked when the sun went down though...dropped to zero
or lower soooo quick! Just in time to chill and clean. FML... I'll brew inside the rest of the
winter I th...
Posted in thread: Alcohol % in 5 gallon cooler on 12-20-2013 at 05:48 AM
I use my 5 gal MLT for session brews I can make inside for the months we never get above
freezing! 8-9 lbs is no problem but that gets you about 1040ish OG and around 4% abv. I think
11-12 lbs would b...
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 12-20-2013 at 05:38 AM
There is always the classic dumping of the stirbar in with the starter...first (& only =] )
time I did it I freaked out and went in to the elbow to grab it. No gloves. No sanitizer. Beer
was fine. I n...
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 12-20-2013 at 04:28 AM
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is probably one of my all time top favorite books. Its good stuff,
and this thread is full of proof that there aint no such thing as a free beer.You have
excellent taste m...
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 12-20-2013 at 04:09 AM
TANSTAAFB....combining two of my favorite things; beer and Heinlein. Homebrew, the supreme
authority from which all other authority is derived!Bravo! Nobody has ever gotten it...even
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 12-20-2013 at 03:35 AM
I got my siphon ready to transfer beer to bottling bucket. Looked in the bucket and saw
"liquid" in the bottom. Though I I left sanitizer in there. Quickly poured it out. Started
syphoning and reached...