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Posted in thread: Using gallon milk jugs on 02-24-2013 at 10:18 PM
Why not use a 1 gallon water jug, no milk smell.
Posted in thread: Vanilla bean Chocolate Rye on 01-09-2013 at 11:23 AM
It has been a while since I brewed this beer. I recall the amount of chocolate rye used only
contributed color, no flavor that I could discern. The vanilla was the dominate flavor in this
Posted in thread: Kentucky beers available for Final Four weekend on 03-27-2012 at 10:31 PM
Posted in thread: HELP!! Over shot OG and undershot volume on 03-05-2012 at 11:55 PM
I had a similar problem with a small batch. I was trying to brew a 2.5 gal lager using Biab. I
ended up with 1.5 gal of 1.079 wort. I pitched the yeast anyway. Two days later I brewed a
second 1.5 gal...
Posted in thread: Vanilla bean Chocolate Rye on 03-04-2012 at 11:29 PM
I brewed this beer after purchasing chocolate rye when my local HBS was out of rye malt. Turned
out to be one of the best tasting beers I have brewed. I plan to scale it up to a five gallon
Posted in thread: Not all bottles carbonated ... Why? on 02-06-2012 at 02:06 PM
That could be it, I normally don't mix. I just rack the beer into the bucket. I assumed the
swirling of the beer from the tube was enough. Next time I will mix it well. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Not all bottles carbonated ... Why? on 02-06-2012 at 12:09 PM
I bottled an IPA using 2/3 cup of corn sugar. I boiled the sugar in 1 cup of water for 10 min
then added it the bottling bucket. I then racked the beer into the bottling bucket. After two
weeks at 65-...
Posted in thread: 2011 Hops on 01-25-2012 at 11:20 PM
36 ounces of various types of hops for $36 shipped. Thanks.
Posted in thread: New Orleans Brewer on 08-27-2011 at 08:16 PM
Welcome. This a great resource for home brewing information. I have used it many times.
Posted in thread: Wyeast American Ale II and Northwest Ale on 01-01-2011 at 09:25 PM
I fermented at 68 degrees. It's not that I prefer 05 over notti, both are great for pale ales.
I only stopped using Notti after several bad packets of yeast.