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  • raleigh
  • woodworking (old arn)
  • Tim Collins
  • 1st batch--porter, Extract with grains, bottled 11/19
    2nd--maple porter, extract with grains +2 pounds maple syrup. Bottled 12/6/09
    3rd: Scotch ale, OG 1.058, in primary 12/5
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  • Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 05-21-2016 at 04:50 PM
    power washing the back deck and front sidewalk. then beer. (drinking, kegging, bottling)

  • Posted in thread: Wit Beer with Lavender Recipe Question on 05-21-2016 at 02:47 PM
    be very very careful with the lavender. even a little can make your beer taste like an
    overpowering air freshener (voice of experience, couldn't drink it). Put 1-2 tablespoons in a
    dry hop bag, and pu...

  • Posted in thread: Our Electric Brewhouse in Istanbul on 05-06-2016 at 12:00 PM
    Especially like the lab coat and long black rubber gloves---the mad scientist look!

  • Posted in thread: What do I do? Fumigation. on 05-04-2016 at 11:33 PM
    looks like 2 options after extensive googling. Ask your landlord for NyloFume bags which are
    impermeable to the sulfuryl fluoride (normally used to protect things during whole house
    fumigation). But i...

  • Posted in thread: Any Bacon Makers Here? on 04-22-2016 at 10:32 PM
    use cure #2 if you are making pancetta--Cure #2 is for dried/fermented meats and sausage like
    Coppa, pancetta, salami, etc.

  • Posted in thread: Filling a barrel on 03-16-2016 at 05:05 PM
    sounds like a plan. Doing it this way will keep most of the trub out of the barrel too.

  • Posted in thread: Maple extract on 03-02-2016 at 05:45 PM
    I've tried this (once) and would not recommend it. I added 20 ml of pure maple extract to 5
    gallons. Maple flavor was present, not overwhelming. BUT it gave a strange metallic taste to
    the beer, so it...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-01-2016 at 06:02 PM
    Flanders Red

  • Posted in thread: 15 Gallon Solera Primary on 02-18-2016 at 01:00 AM
    I started this in July last year. First 5 gallons was with Roselare, next 2 were fermented with
    a belgian yeast. All 3 were combined in at 15 gallon sanke. Took 3 gallons off at
    December--just the rig...

  • Posted in thread: Oxyclean "Perfume" in Speidel - now what? on 02-18-2016 at 12:55 AM
    Were you using regular oxyclean, or oxyclean free? The latter doesn't have perfume smells, and
    I've never had a problem with it from removing my bottle labels.I was using generic kroger
    version of oxy...