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  • Posted in thread: Help with Foam on 11-28-2010 at 03:24 AM
    Are picnic taps more prone to foaming than real beer taps? I am having foam issues using 10'
    lines with the appropriate pressure and still getting foam all the time.

  • Posted in thread: What beer would you describe as the beer that 'awakened' you...? on 11-06-2009 at 06:58 AM
    Long Trail Ale on a Vermont ski trip in the early '90s

  • Posted in thread: Kegging AND Bottling? on 10-24-2009 at 12:32 AM
    You could add apprx. tsp. of priming sugar to each bottle

  • Posted in thread: Cheapest source for a carboy on 10-17-2009 at 05:54 AM
    My sister has been buying 5 gal. glass carboys of spring water and distilled water, the deposit
    on the container is only $15. I got a couple of those

  • Posted in thread: Dogfish Head Brewery - Homebrewer's Friend on 03-27-2009 at 12:18 AM
    A brewer friend of mine tipped me off to a good, simple trick for getting labels off. Pour a
    little ammonia in with your water. I soak them in a five gal. bucket a few days, and have yet
    to find a lab...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on Brewer's Best "Bold Series" American Nut Brown on 01-27-2009 at 04:49 PM
    While you're waiting, have you ever tried Ithaca Nut Brown? Its my favorite of the variety. I
    made this kit and it was good, but (unfortunately) not Ithaca Nut Brown good.

  • Posted in thread: How long does your bottling take? on 11-03-2008 at 02:17 AM
    2.5 hours for me start to finish. I'm only on my 6th batch, but the last three times took that

  • Posted in thread: cloudy pilsner on 06-25-2008 at 12:45 AM
    That pilsner trubrew kit is my favorite so far in my short brewing career. Tastes awesome, but
    mine are also cloudy (chill haze only), along with a more amber color. Artbrewer, could you
    describe your...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel (lack of carbonation) on 02-05-2008 at 10:16 PM
    Thanks Shaffer, I'll try that.

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel (lack of carbonation) on 02-05-2008 at 12:20 AM
    Hi guys first post, not to hijack this thread, but I have a similar situation:A porter, first
    batch. I think I left too much head space in the bottle (3" +/-). Hardly any carbonation. The