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  • West Suburbs of Chicago
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  • Posted in thread: Secondary aging - what minimum headspace on 11-19-2015 at 06:33 PM
    No oxidation risk - there's a layer of CO2 sitting on top of the beer thanks to the
    yeast.Depends on when he racked it. He is asking about secondary, so if fermentation was
    compete before racking, the...

  • Posted in thread: Black Friday Sales? on 11-18-2015 at 09:15 PM
    Labelpeelers has one now until Black Friday. 30% off.

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 11-15-2015 at 10:09 PM
    315815 When your wedding reception was at a brewery. Lucky to have married a fellow beer
    lover!@Charleston - you sir have won the Internet for the day!! She's a keeper!

  • Posted in thread: Hoppy beer (commercial) age on 11-12-2015 at 10:16 PM
    I was in Pittsburgh last month and went to a bottle shop. They had a section of out-of-date
    beers. Most were styles that I didn't want to take a chance on, but they did have some Founders
    Devil Dancer...

  • Posted in thread: Open top fermenter on 11-11-2015 at 09:54 PM
    I always just rest the lid on the bucket. Airlock is on, but obviously not functioning. When it
    appears that the vigorous part of the fermentation is done, I snap the lid down tight. This has

  • Posted in thread: Tap handle score! on 11-04-2015 at 07:53 PM
    Just scored these from a client at work! 313877Of course I'm no fan of BL, but for free - I'll
    take it. He's asking if he can get another one for me so that I will have one for each faucet
    on the keez...

  • Posted in thread: First Stab At Barrel Aging on 10-31-2015 at 03:34 PM
    Any update?

  • Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 10-29-2015 at 04:58 PM
    or maybe ball lock vs. pin lock....SANKE! No debate. :rockin:

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 10-17-2015 at 06:24 PM
    Check out the video of my Brother and I turning a giant 853lb pumpkin into a mash
    tun! is epic!

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew club members who have gone "pro" on 10-15-2015 at 07:36 PM
    Holy crap! That's a lot of pros from one club! Your meetings must have been filled with awesome
    beer! :mug:


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