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  • Kansas City
  • Just started brewing 12|27|08. I have a very simple setup with a 16qt stainless steel crock pot, 6 gallon plastic fermenter, 6 gallon plastic bottling bucket, tons of bottles and dreams of being a DIY brewmaster! I'm here to learn and want to grow this hobby as much as I can.
  • I plan on making next an Irish Red Ale followed by a Newcastle clone.
  • Sunnydock Bavarian Wheat
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  • Posted in thread: bad brew nite on 06-21-2009 at 04:37 PM
    the batch is ruined!! You've officially destroyed your beer.Go ahead and wait 3 weeks ignoring
    any signs of fermentation (because it's not really fermenting...remember, you ruined it). Then
    continue a...

  • Posted in thread: Smack Pack Malfunction on 06-15-2009 at 01:54 PM
    I had a smack pack a few weeks ago that didn't swell...and I still pitched it. And it started
    fermenting just fine. Just give it time. The pack, I believe, even says "it's not necessary for
    pack to fu...

  • Posted in thread: White Labs is horrible!!!... maybe. on 06-12-2009 at 03:49 PM
    I just used a White Labs vial last Saturday. It was at least 48+ hours until the blow off tube
    was going crazy. Patience

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer question on 06-05-2009 at 08:03 PM
    Hey Bennychico. I use One are supposed to use 1 TABLESPOON for a gallon of water.
    Not 1 Teaspoon. But I am gald you have'nt had any problems as yet. Cheersyou're right...and I
    do ;)I just m...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer question on 06-05-2009 at 04:47 PM
    One-Step is a cleaner not a sanitizer, get some Star-San. It's a cleaner even though it says
    it's a sanitizer?"One-Step" No-Rinse Sanitizeredit-- although that site actually says"In a
    closed, dark, an...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer question on 06-05-2009 at 04:21 PM
    Save $$, switch to StarSandon't have experience with one-step. if you think it's risky, don't
    take the chance...actually I think the one step is cheaper isn't it? I can get an 8oz package
    for less tha...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer question on 06-05-2009 at 04:00 PM
    a batch of starsan should be good for the whole day.this is just a one step though....same

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer question on 06-05-2009 at 03:27 PM
    I plan on having a long day Saturday brewing two batches and bottling another one. I use a one
    step sanitizer and I was wondering if I should change out the solution that I mix in a large
    bucket after...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast in Transit on 06-04-2009 at 07:34 PM
    I've had stuff sent with and without and ice pack...and the yeast has been fine.A similar
    question...does any keep their ice packs for other uses? I'm wondering if they can be reused as
    ice packs for ...

  • Posted in thread: 79.99 good price for a brew kettle? on 05-20-2009 at 08:43 PM
    AHS has some decent priced ones, IMO. I just picked their economy 7 gallon for $45Austin
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