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Posted in thread: Nottagoat Optimator (dopplebock) on 05-02-2012 at 02:30 AM
What temperature did you ferment at?63 F for three days, 54 F for several weeks (Maybe 6). Not
a "by-the-book lager" but it was delicious anyway. Served at 41 F a couple of weeks later. Just
Posted in thread: First brew on 01-07-2012 at 07:37 AM
Congrats! Welcome to the world of brewing. It's a great hobby to share with your wife. HBT is
definitely like going to brewing college. There's a lot of experience and advice to choose
from. Keep brew...
Posted in thread: Could I add more hops? Would it fix it? on 12-28-2011 at 09:15 PM
Dry hopping won't give you much bitterness. I guess you could try boiling some hops for an
hour. The question is (I'm clueless here): How much hops would you need to put into a small
amount of water (...
Posted in thread: The Oxford Companion to Beer on 12-25-2011 at 11:32 PM
Sounds like it just made my list. So much to read out there.
Posted in thread: The Oxford Companion to Beer on 12-25-2011 at 05:54 PM
Is it a history book about beer? or more like a brewmaster guide?
Posted in thread: Going to try home brewing! on 12-25-2011 at 05:48 PM
Merry Christmas. You never really "try" home brewing. It's a one-hit-addiction (like crack
cocaine). It would be more proper to say, "I'm about to begin my life-time obsession with home
brewing." My w...
Posted in thread: Cover your wort or upgrade? on 12-19-2011 at 06:59 PM
I always wonder how people cool down those pots with the valves on them. You have to lift them
anyway to put them in a bath. I would imagine it would get submerged in ice water and then
Posted in thread: Cover your wort or upgrade? on 12-19-2011 at 06:56 PM
Could you explain this a little? This is the first I've heard of this and I have covered most
of my boils so far. What kind of flavors are you talking about and when might they show up in
Posted in thread: 2 year old extract kits on 12-12-2011 at 07:49 PM
should I even use the liquid White labs? or just pitch it with Nottingham?I wouldn't trust the
two-year-old liquid yeast. Even if stored properly in the fridge. If it were me, Notty never
let's you do...
Posted in thread: Foaming out the air lock... on 12-11-2011 at 11:00 PM
You're good. All of that CO2 will zap & kill anything that floats in the little hole (but it
can't with a steady flow of CO2 coming out the hole). Sounds like a fun beer. Ya gotta love