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Posted in thread: Cheesehead on the southside of Chicagoland on 05-24-2012 at 06:47 PM
Thanks for the welcome, I'm in Lansing. Wisconsin is always going to hold a special place in my
heart, and my beer will be held by a special glass in my hand. Cheers to all.Where are you
Posted in thread: Yeast Pitching Temp? on 05-21-2012 at 03:41 AM
I agree that your fine. I've done a Kolsch with a cooler fermentation and it turned out great.
I would focus on the directions of the kit over the directions of the yeast packet.... to
Posted in thread: Cheesehead on the southside of Chicagoland on 05-21-2012 at 03:03 AM
I've relocated down here for the next couple of years. I have been brewing for over a year now
however with an extremely long dry spell since I've had any of my own homebrew, I finally am
back at it. ...
Posted in thread: Got free bottles to give away? Post 'em here! on 05-19-2012 at 02:50 PM
Anyone looking to get rid of any pry-off beer bottles in Chicagoland?
Posted in thread: pitching yeast on 05-05-2012 at 10:41 PM
Thank you. It sounds like starter yeast may just be an optional thing to do with these
ingredient kits. Great idea with personalized Labels. Nice touch!
Posted in thread: pitching yeast on 05-05-2012 at 05:21 PM
I'm looking for resources and information about understanding the difference between pitching
dry yeast and having a starter that is wet. I'm new to brewing and have been successful with
the dry pitch...
Posted in thread: Glass Carboy with a hole on 04-27-2011 at 03:17 PM
Actually, I went home and tested the vessel with water to see if it would hold fluid expecting
to see water spouting out and found that what was thought to be a hole is an external chip.
There is no c...
Posted in thread: Glass Carboy with a hole on 04-27-2011 at 12:10 AM
It is glass.The hole wasn't there on Wednesday when I was cleaning and scrubbing. Then I looked
at it Saturday and there it was.Seems weird to me, I haven't been able to ask my roommate about
it yet t...
Posted in thread: Glass Carboy with a hole on 04-26-2011 at 09:57 PM
I'm new to home brewing, I just purchased a bunch of used equipment and have cleaned it a
couple of times and I was going to brew my first batch on Saturday and realized that one of my
Posted in thread: Dawn Dish Soap on 04-03-2011 at 08:36 PM
I just bought my first kit last Friday from a couple that had been brewing for 5-6 years. I
thought I'd clean the carboys right away and used Dawn dish soap with lots and lots of HOT
water.I have now ...