Last Activity:10-07-2015 1:45 PM
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Posted in thread: Hydrometer accuracy? on 10-07-2015 at 12:13 AM
A properly calibrated and graduated hydrometer, when the reading is corrected for temperature,
is the most accurate of the two. The hydrometers that we use in homebrewing, the $10 models, do
not have ...
Posted in thread: Yeast harvest question on 10-06-2015 at 10:41 PM
I use hop sacks to dry hop and harvest after racking. No problems, but I use the yeast for the
same recipe from which it came.
Posted in thread: Bottle Life on 10-05-2015 at 11:38 PM
My wife and I went to an aged beer seminar put on by anchor brewing. We sampled beers from as
recent as one month old and as old as 1980 (31 years at the time!!!). The whole point old it
was to show w...
Posted in thread: RED LION Solid State Relay on 10-05-2015 at 09:42 PM
Maybe the link would be prudent :)
Posted in thread: Any women homebrewers on here? POC? on 10-05-2015 at 07:55 PM
Geeze, if there was any more diversity my head would explode! Welcome to the site (white)
woman. Maybe it's racial diversity that you find lacking? We welcome all people to homebrewing,
even those wit...
Posted in thread: dry hop twice? on 10-02-2015 at 06:09 PM
Posted in thread: Heartburn with IPAs on 10-02-2015 at 06:08 PM
Posted in thread: Stumped on 10-01-2015 at 03:29 AM
I don't know about describing it as banana flavor but oxidation will basically eliminate hop
bitterness, flavor and aroma. It's usually associated with darkening of the beer, overly sweet
and a "wet c...
Posted in thread: Legalese on home brew labels? on 09-30-2015 at 03:02 PM
In California, just giving away the homebrew is illegal... After that, you have no leg to stand
on (sorry Yooper!)
Posted in thread: Quick fly sparging question on 09-29-2015 at 08:03 PM
Some other setting must me off in Beersmith. Double check your equipment profile and mash type.
Beersmith should tell you "water available in mash". Stop your fly sparge when you are that
number shy o...