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  • Posted in thread: What batch size should I jump to? on 11-23-2010 at 02:33 AM
    i've thought about this a lot as well. keep in mind with a herms you just have to strike with a
    certain temp water to hit your mash temp and then maintain it... so your mashtun can be
    plastic. only th...

  • Posted in thread: LHBS Shout out... on 11-15-2010 at 02:48 AM
    Ever make it out to Grape and Grainery in Akron? Heard great things but haven't made it out
    there, i haven't. though, i have heard good things as well. i do visit some friends
    fairly often in k...

  • Posted in thread: LHBS Shout out... on 11-14-2010 at 10:48 PM
    Anyone else have a favorite LHBS they want to mention?yeah, if you're ever south in the
    youngstown area stop at the pump house in struthers.

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break on 11-14-2010 at 10:45 PM
    i was thinking about this some more last night looking at some fresh wort i just pitched yeast
    into. everything always completely settles out in an hour or so, so why not just wait an hour
    and then si...

  • Posted in thread: Steam Beer Question on 11-14-2010 at 12:02 AM
    Mine never went crazy, it was fine. I hope you're using a california lager yeast or just a
    california ale yeast and not a regular lager yeast. You can never be too careful though, I
    almost always use ...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break on 11-13-2010 at 11:57 PM
    I used to obsess over exactly what you're talking about. You could look up whirlpooling and do
    that, it is quite popular. I've tried it and all I ever do anymore is once I hit about 70F I
    just let it ...

  • Posted in thread: Heating element left dry on 11-13-2010 at 11:45 PM
    everytime i've heard of or seen damage to a heating elements it pops like you said or it flakes
    off. some are safe to fire dry for a short period of time, yours may be. i would guess that if
    you didn'...

  • Posted in thread: An English Mild... with Cocoa Puffs on 11-13-2010 at 11:42 PM
    My LHBS has an English mild on draft with cocoa puffs incorporated. When I saw the tag with
    "cocoa puffs mild" written on it I was skeptical to say the least. However, it was one of my
    favorite beers ...

  • Posted in thread: Ithaca Flower Power IPA Clone on 11-09-2010 at 08:39 PM
    hahaha let me check my schedule.... maybe hofbrauhaus pittsburgh friday?

  • Posted in thread: Ithaca Flower Power IPA Clone on 11-09-2010 at 03:41 AM
    That is a really interesting recipe. I'm intrigued by the MO you added that is now the majority
    of your grainbill. How do you like that?Also, do you use that whitbread ale yeast with a lot of
    IPA's? I...

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