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  • I got into brewing when I got a Brooklyn home brew kit. I did a few extract and brew in a bag beers before I ran into a 10 gallon cooler! I started using the cooler, a 10 gallon aluminum turkey fryer. I most recently bought a fridge and converted it into a fermenting chamber/ kegerator. Looking forward to expanding my equipment.
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  • Posted in thread: Dark and stormy on 06-08-2014 at 01:21 PM
    As a heads up there's a mead section in the forum. I would recommend posting there you will
    prob get more responses. Sorry I can't be of any help. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to Rehydrate Lager Yeast - Am I Buggered? on 06-07-2014 at 11:41 PM
    Cover your carboy and shake vigorously. Do you have any more yeast packets? What's your Og and
    what FG are you shooting for?Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Diacetyl questions. on 06-04-2014 at 12:44 AM
    If you do not do so already hydrate your dry yeast prior to pitching to get the yeast more
    active. Also make sure you are aerating vigorously. You can do this by shaking your carboy for
    about 40 secon...

  • Posted in thread: I made a new brew and need some advice on 05-24-2014 at 11:45 PM
    The only way to know is with a sg reading. You can take a sg reading for your fg when brewing
    is done and back track to a rough og depending on your yeast. It will be innacyrate though.
    Sent from my i...

  • Posted in thread: Trub ring on kettle question on 05-23-2014 at 01:30 AM
    Every time I brew I get a ring of trub around the protrusion on top of my kettle. Do I just
    leave it be or knock it into the batch. Attached is a picture of my kettle so you can see the
    protrusion unf...

  • Posted in thread: Stalled fementation panic???? on 02-18-2014 at 10:56 PM
    try 24C

  • Posted in thread: strange question on 01-31-2014 at 04:13 AM
    How long has it been in the fermentor? Did your krausen rise stick to the top then fall down
    leaving some residue?Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Bottle storing Q on 01-27-2014 at 11:08 PM
    Your yeast will be fine just put it in a warmer room and you'll be all set.

  • Posted in thread: Heady trade/ want Pliny on 01-27-2014 at 04:40 PM
    Thanks nick!

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Ale - flavor description on 01-27-2014 at 04:38 PM
    It's described as metallic. This can come from your kettle if you brew in an aluminum pot that
    is not prepared. So if you used a new pot. Sometimes it can come from bottle caps.

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    Portland Mashing Maineiacs
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Fermenting: Tripel Keg: empty Bottle: empty Vissani fermentor build