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Posted in thread: Hops in the primary question on 11-27-2011 at 04:57 AM
I never thought about using my straining bags around the siphon. Thanks for the replies guys.
I've said it once and Im happy to say it again, this site is the best and has the most
Posted in thread: Hops in the primary question on 11-26-2011 at 03:40 AM
So about 2 weeks ago I picked up the Brewers Best hopnog kit, their special holiday kit this
year. In the kit they gave you 3oz of "experimental" hops to do whatever you wanted. I decided
I was going ...
Posted in thread: First Ever Brew day on 11-14-2011 at 04:54 PM
Spoon, some kind of sanitizer safe for food, hydrometer, thermometer, a cold beer and probably
the most important thing...patience.
Posted in thread: Seems some people are very "intense" about their brewing practices on 11-11-2011 at 03:39 AM
An old school winemaker taught me how to make wine. He was very adamant about continually
moving the wine once a yeast cake started. He seems to think that it "takes up space" in the
secondary. Hell, ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation question on 11-07-2011 at 05:59 PM
Im sure I wont be the only one to say this but here goes. The airlick and bubbling is not a
true indication of when fermentation stops. The only way to be sure is take a reading with your
Posted in thread: First time soda making questions on 11-03-2011 at 07:27 PM
So the better half wanted some birchbeer. I bought the little extract bottle. Seems easy
enough. Add water sugar extract bottle and yeast. It says ale yeast champagne yeast or bread
yeast (that ain't ...
Posted in thread: what brewers best kits? on 10-30-2011 at 02:51 AM
I've used BB quite a bit. The Imperial IPA is delish. My betterhalf loves the tripel. I heard
good things about the Imperial Blonde so its been sitting in the primary for about 2.5-3 weeks
now. I didn...
Posted in thread: Noob question? on 10-29-2011 at 01:49 AM
Relax, don't worry, have a homebrew = rdwhahb
Posted in thread: last night's commercial beer experience on 10-26-2011 at 06:39 PM
SA Noble Pils is a pretty good beer. Their Imperial Double Bock ... holy hell is it awful. Its
like drinking sugar. Its definately a desert beer that you can drink by the spoonful. If I had
Posted in thread: Fighting the urge to dump this batch on 10-11-2011 at 03:12 PM
+1 for for using it in a smoker. I had the same thing happen to me with a bottle of cherry
wine. I just dumped it in the water pan and let it do its thing. Id also agree on using it for
brats or good ...