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Posted in thread: Hops: Should they stay or should they go? on 09-28-2009 at 07:30 PM
Ha, yeah. I will be tossing them. I just don't want to toss next year's harvest as well.
Posted in thread: Hops: Should they stay or should they go? on 09-28-2009 at 06:49 PM
Hi folks,I have a dilemma. I just got my second year cascade hops from my parent's place (I am
a student and move every year and they have a great garden). They harvested over one pound of
hops once d...
Posted in thread: Anyone been to the Heineken factory in Amsterdam or Carlsberg in Denmark? on 06-14-2008 at 03:24 AM
I went there in 2006 and you are right, the beer just tastes fresher -- I had a new
appreciation for heineken after that tour and still have a hard time drinking it in the states
because my tastebuds ...
Posted in thread: 1/2 gal brown growlers - where to buy on 05-12-2008 at 12:18 AM
Thanks, I had found the first in subsequent searching but not the first. I wonder why there
seems to be so few brown screw cap growlers? They seem perfect for transporting and not as
spendy as those f...
Posted in thread: 1/2 gal brown growlers - where to buy on 05-12-2008 at 12:05 AM
Hi,I was just curious if anyone had a good suggestion for where to buy half gallon brown screw
top growlers. I keg my beer, so this is only for transporting to a friend's place or the
like.My local br...
Posted in thread: What Happened!? on 05-03-2008 at 11:18 PM
And back to normal
Posted in thread: 2008 World Beer Cup Winners on 04-21-2008 at 10:38 PM
Odell's IPA won. That's awesome. It's about the only IPA we get here in South Dakota and I've
been a huge fan of it. It's sort of re-affirming for my palate.
Posted in thread: How long is to long in secondary on 04-21-2008 at 04:50 PM
When I traveled for work, I left a beer for 5 weeks in the primary! that is supposed to cause
autolysis (dying yeast) and give it a waxy flavor, but it never did.In the secondary you've
racked the bee...
Posted in thread: Yeast Nutrients? on 04-21-2008 at 04:37 PM
For a typical gravity beer, there is enough nutrients in the wort. Yeast nutrients is more
often used in high gravity beers.
Posted in thread: Do I have to do all 5 gallons? on 04-21-2008 at 04:31 PM
Yes, you can do smaller batches -- 2.5 or even 1 gallon batches of beer. This is a good start,
and in the future, it's sometimes a good way to test out new recipes or recipes you aren't sure
you will ...