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  • Retired military.
  • Pliny Clone, Barley Wine, Bourbon Stout
  • Nada...
  • Helles Lager, Czech Pils, Belgian Witbier
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  • DIPA, Vanilla Porter, IPA, Witbier, Marzen Oktoberfest
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  • Posted in thread: Harvest from Stone Brewing on 11-22-2014 at 04:18 PM
    I read a story on the Stone Blog that their yeast originate from a Canadian microbrewery in
    Oregon that shut down. They go on to explain how a person tried to take a bunch of yeast on a
    plane, but the...

  • Posted in thread: IPA clarity issues... on 10-02-2014 at 05:18 AM
    Dry hopping is going to introduce new material that will suspend in the beer, even if you have
    it crystal clear before dry hopping. I think that is a separate issue from the speed of the
    chilling and ...

  • Posted in thread: Aging of Barleywine on 10-02-2014 at 04:39 AM
    I brewed my first barleywine about two years ago. I kind of looked through a variety of recipes
    I found on HBT and then kind of threw something together from scratch. I barrel aged it for a
    bit and en...

  • Posted in thread: IPA clarity issues... on 09-18-2014 at 12:03 PM
    An immersion chiller is not going to give you the fast impact cold break that a plate chiller
    can give you. I think it would be an interesting experiment to brew this beer and use a plate
    chiller on y...

  • Posted in thread: WHY purge your carboy with co2 if you are going to pump o2 into the wort? on 09-18-2014 at 11:54 AM
    Purging of the secondary with CO2 is primarily used to preserve the delicate hop profiles of
    hoppy beers. I do this for DIPAs as a regular procedure...occasionally with others. Once i
    bought a second ...

  • Posted in thread: Stomp Them Grapes Denver shut down on 08-28-2014 at 08:00 AM
    I live in Colorado Springs and get the majority of my grains from Old West Homebrew. If I want
    a White Labs Yeast, I hit fermentations. Also hit up High Country Homebrew in Monument on
    occasion (they ...

  • Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-28-2014 at 05:59 AM

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning an Eisbock on 08-20-2014 at 02:46 AM
    Thanks for the info! Will be a few months before I use it, but it will definitely help.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter - step up or no step up on 08-13-2014 at 07:27 AM
    Chris White, in his book, Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation, summarizes his
    experiments on starter size with relation to inoculation rate and yield factor. The sweet spot
    for efficiency ...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Boil Coil on 08-12-2014 at 11:53 PM
    General Data with my setup:Images: Blichmann Boilermaker 10-GallonElement: Boil Coil (120v
    10-Gallon 2250w)PID: Auber Instruments SYL-2352Heating times with 5 gallons of water:76F to
    152F: 30 minute...


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