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  • Posted in thread: Question about my ale... on 04-18-2008 at 07:56 PM
    grain would help ad some more complex flavors, but no, you don't need that extra stuff unless
    you want to. I never have and my beer is great.

  • Posted in thread: cover your primary?? on 04-18-2008 at 07:54 PM
    I think he means if it's in a glass carboy...I use a plastic bucket. It doesn't need a
    shirt...;)I use plastic buckets too. Does the plastic really block/dampen the UV light? All my
    primaries are alwa...

  • Posted in thread: looking for smoked extract recipes on 04-18-2008 at 05:52 PM
    My smoked porter is just finished conditioning, its great! Just use a little bit. I used 2 oz
    of peat smoked (?) for a 5 gal batch. The smoke can be strong.

  • Posted in thread: The Pope is here!!! on 04-18-2008 at 03:48 AM
    this is a good bit though, smart move your popeness

  • Posted in thread: Crazy Question! (bottle bucket) on 04-17-2008 at 05:07 PM
    yeah buckets are the **** man! Spigots save a ton of time and money. Just get use bigger ones
    (mine are 8.5 gal) so you have plenty of head room so you don't need a blow-off tube.

  • Posted in thread: cold conditioning bottles on 04-17-2008 at 05:03 PM
    beer fridge!

  • Posted in thread: white labs on 04-17-2008 at 05:01 PM
    finish your boil and cool (that will take awhile anyways). 3-6 hrs is ideal, so just warm it
    with your hands to speed things up and pitch it when your wort is cool. hope it turns out good!

  • Posted in thread: Tempted by the better bottles.... on 04-16-2008 at 10:45 PM
    buckets are awesome....

  • Posted in thread: Yeast smack packs on 04-16-2008 at 05:42 PM
    in my experience, smack-packs are slow to start by themselves. So yes, making a starter is

  • Posted in thread: What is your Opinion (Clean Debate) on 04-15-2008 at 07:32 PM
    vote them off the island!! and anyone else with 3 strikes for that matter...

"Brevior saltare cum deformibus mulieribus est vita" - Life is too short to dance with ugly women Primary 1: Raspberry Hefe Primary 2: Phat Tyre Secondary 1: Kelly's Killer Porter (dry-hopped) On Tap: Irish Stout, IPA, Brown Ale, Apfelwein, ESB, Pissed off Porter, Aaron's Bitter,Smoked Porter,American PA