Last Activity:12-27-2014 7:51 AM
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Posted in thread: Decanting yeast starter: pitch cold or warm to room temp? on 12-27-2014 at 12:07 AM
I like to let it warm up a bit for the simple fact that it is easier to pour and "blend" into
the wort. Straight out of the refrigerator the yeast normally compacts into a thick layer at
the base of t...
Posted in thread: Any quick fix to raise fermentation chest temp on 12-26-2014 at 10:21 PM
I've read of people using an incandescent light bulb inside a coffee can. You could always use
a drop light if you have one.
Posted in thread: What gives with all the Sam Adams commercials? on 12-26-2014 at 09:42 PM
I haven't seen any of their recent commercials, but it makes sense for them to advertise. Keep
in mind that a lot of people who are already interested in craft beer are getting their
Posted in thread: she said "it takes too long"......... on 12-24-2014 at 11:11 PM
she said "it takes too long".........They make "special tools" if you need that extra help :p
...oh wait homebrewing? Yeah you're lucky if you're doing it in 2.5 hours. It takes me about
that long to ...
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-24-2014 at 09:21 AM
Game of Thrones... So dumb and badAll of them, or just one in particular?
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-24-2014 at 03:08 AM
You don't have to convince me how tough you are. You drink cellar aged Bud Light. You have no
effing taste buds or brain cells left...You left out teeth.
Posted in thread: Book Sequence on 12-24-2014 at 02:20 AM
I'm more interested in reading what changes people have made to their hobby through the
knowledge in these books.I tried starting a miniature yeast lab to try and archive yeast but it
didn't last very...
Posted in thread: Wow times have changed. on 12-21-2014 at 09:45 AM
You might look into doing a small batch Brew in a Bag (BIAB). You can buy kits that have
pulleys to assist lifting the bags, and the initial investment for getting into all-grain is
pretty low. I don'...
Posted in thread: Burner Safety on 12-21-2014 at 12:43 AM
Cinder blocks. Free some places, cheap other places, fire-proof and it'll raise your burner up
for gravity draining.
Posted in thread: Brewery Concept - Homebrewer's Opinions on 12-18-2014 at 05:19 PM
I brew out of a rectangular cooler and a pot on a propane burner. I would love to brew on some
larger system for fun. It sounds like the whole payment issue would get complicated though...I
mean I don...