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Posted in thread: What to do about beer stone? on 09-14-2016 at 11:35 PM
Yeah, you either use acid, or a strong base. If it's bad, go to a home store and get 100% lye
drain cleaner, some gloves and goggles. Or as someone suggested, BLC or LLC from a LHBS. Those
are a littl...
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 09-08-2016 at 10:29 PM
Ron,Sorry for not responding right away. I spent the last two days brewing 1000 gallons of
Cream Ale ;)For such a very small batch, I do not see any reason to boil for 90 min. On larger
scales I alway...
Posted in thread: How much hops is too much for a fresh hop ale? on 09-03-2016 at 12:02 AM
This recipe has won silver medals at the last two GABFComrade's Fresh Hop Superpower IPAIt
suggests using 5 lbs of fresh hops for 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Black Patent v. Chocolate for Darkening on 08-21-2016 at 12:53 AM
Another option would be to use Sinamar which is developed just for this sort of thing.How to
Posted in thread: Marris otter blend v. reg marris otter? on 07-23-2016 at 09:15 PM
There are many malting houses that offer Maris Otter malted barley. I lot will depend on who
the wholesaler is that your LHBS deal with. I will take a guess and say they mostly buy from LD
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 07-14-2016 at 12:46 PM
Hello Ron,Thanks for the interest in my posts.First off, I have to say I have never brewed 1
gallon batches of anything, so I do not think I can help you out with adapting the recipe down
to that size...
Posted in thread: Any powder sanitizers? on 07-09-2016 at 04:50 PM
Interesting conversation! Does anybody know what brands they typically use in breweries? Id
imagine that gets priceyIt all depends on the brewery, the size of the brewery and if they use
Posted in thread: Need a new, easier to read, hydrometer on 06-09-2016 at 02:07 AM
Thanks for the heads up. I guess I need multiple hydros...Been VERY interested in refros
actually. But I hate the fact that they're only applicable pre-ferm. I really want some digital
Posted in thread: Cleaning new faucets, lines, etc. on 06-06-2016 at 11:32 PM
Draught Beer Quality Manual has all the suggested cleaning regimens.When I get to the point
where I believe the lines and tap need cleaning, I'll probably hook up a keg of staran and pour
it out throu...
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 05-08-2016 at 12:48 PM
Wayne, that looks amazing. It looks like it has some nice body to it.Have you given any thought
to my findings earlier that Keith apparently uses steel cut oats, and do you think that would
make any d...