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Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 07-20-2015 at 12:05 AM
In theory, the CO2 produced during the fermentation will carry a lot of the hop aroma out of
your beer as it leaves the fermenter. Also, adding hops (or fruit, spices, etc) is much less
likely to caus...
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-05-2015 at 03:45 AM
I'm on board.
Posted in thread: Beer Box on 04-23-2015 at 03:30 PM
Southern brewing gives more details about swelling and leaking on this site (with photos).
Posted in thread: Very fine dust-like particles clinging to the inside of the beer bottle on 04-22-2015 at 03:41 PM
Here's another picture. Filled the bottom half of bottle with Oxyclean and Sodium Metasilicate
(poor man's PBW substitute) and it removed the yeast film. Would be cheaper to soak them in
bleach but wo...
Posted in thread: Troegs Nugget Nectar Clone on 04-22-2015 at 01:33 PM
I would mash higher, like 154 but some recipes say 152.
Posted in thread: Aeration? on 03-30-2015 at 02:26 PM
I think the original poster is saying that he accidentally aerated at bottling time. The
presence of oxygen in the bottle will cause the beer to oxidize faster (wet paper/cardboard
flavor), but since ...
Posted in thread: Using a wort chiller on 03-02-2015 at 07:08 PM
Another tip (might be obvious to some) is that the wort chills MUCH faster if you stir while
Posted in thread: New craft breweries in NJ on 02-17-2015 at 03:38 PM
Resurrecting an old thread to mention Flounder Brewing, the only brewery in Somerset Co,
Manskirt Brewing, coming soon to Hackettstown, and Conclave Brewing, coming soon to Flemington.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 02-02-2015 at 01:42 PM
In case anyone wants to tally it up, I brewed the following in 2014. I promise to brew more in
2015 and to post earlier next time. :)Cream of 3 Crops - 4 galYoopers House Pale Ale - 8
galMunich Lager ...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 02-02-2015 at 01:21 PM
+5 gal Yooper's Dead guy clone , + 5 gal porter, + 6 gal stout2057