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  • Posted in thread: Getting the hang of this! on 02-10-2006 at 10:27 PM
    Last night was my fourth batch and things went so smoothly that I dont see why more people dont
    take up this wonderful hobby. I think this batch will be clear evidence that whatever system I

  • Posted in thread: Kegging and Bottling on 02-01-2006 at 05:48 PM
    To purge the O2 off first lock the valve on top the corny keg open. Blast about 30psi into keg.
    During this the O2 will escape through the valve. This process works because the CO2 is heavier
    than O2 ...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Refrigeration on 07-30-2005 at 08:01 PM
    I believe a chest freezer will normally have more space to hold more kegs(thats a plus).
    Generally, they will be wider than tall. Fridges hold less kegs and are taller than wide. Both
    units can be con...

  • Posted in thread: Help - My weizen wheat beer tastes like cloves on 07-29-2005 at 01:16 AM
    Did you use the WLP #380 Hefe Weizen liquid yeast? I just bottled my Hefe and it fermented at 8
    degrees warmer than recommended and boy it shouts bananas. Next time I use this yeast again I
    will keep ...

  • Posted in thread: 9000 year old beer recipe on 07-28-2005 at 08:54 PM
    Thats just amazing! I wonder if a new beer style will develop as a result. Sounds like it
    replicates a Belgian Triple. As years pass I wonder if homebrewers could replicate this brew.We
    as homebrewers...

  • Posted in thread: New to Brewing. Need Advice on 07-28-2005 at 04:33 PM
    The brewing process doesnt take up a lot of space as a beginner. When your getting started you
    should figure a system that will make cleaning, sanatizing and filling much easier. I do a lot
    in the tub...

  • Posted in thread: few newbie questions on 07-28-2005 at 04:17 PM
    The froth is the kruesen which will vary in amount depending on the temp and the activity of
    the yeast. There is no certain amount that you need in order to consider your brew a success or
    not. On my ...

  • Posted in thread: 64 oz Growlers on 07-28-2005 at 02:44 AM
    Lovely enough a local craft brewery has a special deal on 64 oz growlers this summer, $3.95 per
    half gallon growler. Anyways, I have accumaleted many of these growlers and wanted to use them
    for my ho...

  • Posted in thread: Force carbing practice on 07-27-2005 at 12:21 AM
    Once again you come through kkroger, sweet. I see now there is no practical way to ruin a batch
    when carbonating. I'm relaxing!

  • Posted in thread: Question about one step. on 07-26-2005 at 05:04 AM
    I think all the one step was not dissolved. If you have time just give a quick rinse with your
    bottle washer(if you have one) and let dry. Also, take the time to look into other cleaners and

"As good wine needs no bush, so beer needs no excuse. One should drink it because it is pleasing to drink and not because it contains any specific number of calories or because it is either good or bad for you" -1934 Primary: Empty Secondary: Little Hoof Hefeweizen OnTap: Empty Bottle: Single Chain Raspberry Porter