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Posted in thread: forced hiatus on 07-08-2016 at 12:34 PM
We're prepping for our 2nd kid and what was supposed to be a month or so break has now turned
into several months off from brewing. With all the expenses that go into having a kid this
break has gone ...
Posted in thread: Hothead ale yeast? on 06-10-2016 at 12:34 PM
Worth a read thanks for this! I wonder what his beer would have been like if he let it sit on
the yeast for longer than 8 days. He says green apple taste which is always associated with
needing more ...
Posted in thread: I wish I could have just one... on 06-10-2016 at 03:30 AM
I haven't had a beer since Sunday, 4 days, and I miss it. I haven't been home brewing at all
due to lack of funds so I have to get commercial beer if I want to drink. It sucks! I'm used to
having 2 be...
Posted in thread: Hothead ale yeast? on 06-09-2016 at 07:05 PM
Anyone tried this one before? ale yeast. They say it doesn't need temp control due to its wide
temp range with little difference in taste. My buddy is using it right now and said it went to
sleep at ...
Posted in thread: 5,000 year old beer factory on 05-24-2016 at 06:50 PM
ok so lets get down to brass tacks here... Who's making beer out of broomcorn millet, barley,
Job’s tears and tubers?
Posted in thread: Hops gone. on 05-24-2016 at 12:26 AM
next time put in your 60 min hops at the same time but save the rest of your hops for either 5
minutes or 0 minutes and add them at flameout. My rule of thumb is to use an oz of dry hops for
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 05-22-2016 at 01:15 AM
Look good but might want to spell check the hops before printing. Just trying to help.Hey
thanks man! Last time i made a label i put the year as 2105, heh. Maybe I'm making them a
little toooooo quick...
Posted in thread: Clean flask before second round of starter? on 05-20-2016 at 02:21 PM
I'd think if you followed standard sanitizing procedures and kept the opening to the flask
covered and closed while it's empty you'll be ok. If you didn't keep it closed or covered it
I'd clean it bef...
Posted in thread: wood addition to beer on 05-20-2016 at 12:39 PM
I wouldn't worry about oxidation from wood chips. You might want to leave the chips in there
for longer than 10 days. I have found the wood flavor fades a little once the beer conditions
out so I over...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 05-19-2016 at 03:00 PM
Here's a label I did quickly last night in MS Paint. I'm on 5.0 of this recipe and I think it's
almost there. Just need to up the abv to about 7% and up the IBU's a little and perhaps add a