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  • fermentation,smoked meats,gardening
  • Sports turf manager
  • alt-country, indie, Springsteen
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  • FFF Dreadnought clone
  • Maximus clone, smoked porter, Bombshell Blond, oatmeal stout, Citra IPA, Arrogant Bastard clone, Dead Guy clone, ESB, Bitter American clone, espresso porter, Belgian strong dark, Five-C IPA, chocolate coconut porter
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  • Posted in thread: 2 yr old White Labs WLP200 Vial in Fridge on 09-07-2016 at 01:38 AM
    I'm not an expert but you might want to start a little smaller. 1.020-1.030. Then step up.
    Whatever is left, if anything, will be in a fragile state so I would think that you would want
    to wake it up ...

  • Posted in thread: Would you order liquid yeast if high temps are 95? on 09-06-2016 at 01:54 AM
    It would depend on how far it's traveling and how long it will sit in your mailbox but I would
    avoid it at all costs.What specific type of yeast are you looking for?

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 09-06-2016 at 01:52 AM
    Shouldn't there be an NSFW warning here? ;)

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 09-04-2016 at 01:53 PM
    Lol. That pup looks repulsed by it. Good doggie!

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 09-04-2016 at 03:48 AM
    Onkel_Udo, my wife and I have, for the last few years, discussed doing the same thing with
    older beagles. I'm glad to hear from someone actually doing it that the joys still do outweigh
    the pain of de...

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 09-04-2016 at 03:36 AM
    Thanks Inkleg and beernbourbon.We've had quite a few pints and shots in Boo's honor yesterday
    and today. He would use the console and back seat of my Jeep, just like Moogie, as a viewing
    perch while o...

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 09-03-2016 at 11:08 PM
    Thanks for the kind words everyone. It's horrible to see them go but the joys they bring us are
    priceless.

  • Posted in thread: My wort is waaay darker than it should be... on 09-03-2016 at 07:09 PM
    When you say you add the rest of the extract at the end, do you add it after the boil (and just
    give it a stir) or just very late in the boil?I used to add the last half of the extract
    with10-15min le...

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 09-03-2016 at 05:13 PM
    www.homebrewtalk.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=368806&stc=1&d=1472922325I hate be a bummer
    but my wife and I are mourning the loss of my little brew buddy, Boo.He passed away yesterday
    after our ...

  • Posted in thread: Oast project: Heat or no heat? on 08-23-2016 at 10:19 AM
    I agree. If you can keep the air moving around the hops constantly, you should be able to have
    them dry in a few days. Without the heat source, you eliminate the possibility of all sorts of
    unintended...

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