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  • Posted in thread: Stuck golden strong ale! on 01-15-2012 at 11:30 PM
    Thanks guys! I appreciate it! I'll just sit tight for a while and check it next weekend. In 4
    years of brewing with a lean toward Belgians, this is new ground for me.

  • Posted in thread: Stuck golden strong ale! on 01-15-2012 at 08:39 PM
    This is just out of the norm for this one. Typically fermentation blasts off and is almost
    finished within 48 hours. Just looking for a clean flavor from a quick finish with this yeast.
    I just moved i...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck golden strong ale! on 01-15-2012 at 07:07 PM
    Hoping for some advice!Last Tuesday I brewed a golden strong ale. Have made this twice before
    from Zainasheff's recipe and never had a problem. Made a large starter from wyeast 1388 and
    pitched on wed...

  • Posted in thread: Nugget hops in Texas? on 01-14-2012 at 01:44 PM
    The soil in Texas can be insanely diverse from one part of the state to another. And
    construction buildup throws in even more variety. I live northwest of Fort Worth in a pretty
    rural area; my soil is...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizer efficiency on 01-14-2012 at 01:28 PM
    About a year ago I started using Star San liquid sanitizer. It takes some getting used to when
    handling it because it foams up when agitated. Helps it get into nooks and crannies tho. I read
    somewhere...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a Flanders Red recipe on 12-31-2011 at 12:56 AM
    It sounds like I need to get a copy of wild brews. About a month ago I brewed Zainasheff's
    Flanders red from Brewing Classic Styles and am now watching pellicle formation. One question I
    have though i...

  • Posted in thread: Noob's first brew... on 12-10-2011 at 02:00 PM
    I had some bottles returned from a buddy and about half of them didn't get rinsed out. I soaked
    them in a big tub of water with a little bleach to sanitize and the crud lifted right off after
    an hour ...

  • Posted in thread: When does the excitement start to fade? on 11-26-2011 at 03:11 PM
    I started in '07 and the excitement will come and go. In the heat of a Texas summer I tend to
    take a break and focus the brewing from Oct to May. But I still love making new brews! I've
    stuck w bottli...

  • Posted in thread: Airlock keeps losing liquid ? on 11-26-2011 at 02:53 PM
    I recently started using vodka in my airlocks after once accidentally dumping a batch of
    sanitizer before I should have. Works great! I've never had an airlock go completely
    dry...sounds like a crack ...

  • Posted in thread: "the numbers" on 11-26-2011 at 02:22 PM
    I had occasion to post this quote in another thread recently:"Science is facts; just as houses
    are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a
    collection of ...

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