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Posted in thread: New to Homebrewing; Bottleing questions. on 10-16-2008 at 10:21 PM
For what it's worth, I sanitize all my bottles via the dishwasher. A wash with the sanitize
setting enabled, and a couple of scoops of oxyclean do it well for me. The oxyclean also
removes the labels ...
Posted in thread: In praise of SWMBO on 09-03-2008 at 09:48 PM
You have to love a good SWMBO who wants to assist in brewing. Mine is really most interested in
helping me bottle, as that's the hardest part of my process. I think she does it so that she
gets the "B...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning in a GROWLER?? on 09-03-2008 at 09:44 PM
(from a post I made a while back, nearly a year ago, as I look at the date)Ok, this bashing of
proper screw on growlers has got to stop. I use them regularly (1-2 for each brew, more if I
have them em...
Posted in thread: do not worry about poor growing 1st year palnts on 09-03-2008 at 09:07 PM
My 2nd year Galenas are budded out nicely. I can't wait to make my first brew with them.The 2nd
year Willamettes grew to about 10ft, but no cones. It was a wee little rhizome when it planted,
Posted in thread: Shrink wrap screw-top growlers? on 05-20-2008 at 08:12 PM
You can absolute positively bottle and bottle condition with screw top 64oz growlers. Anyone
who says you can't obviously hasn't tried it and is giving an armchair answer. I know because I
do it all t...
Posted in thread: How much 'sanitation' is too much? on 09-24-2007 at 09:23 PM
Count me in as a user of the "Dishwasher sanitize setting." Never had a problem with any
infections from this method. As long as the bottles were clean prior to loading in the
dishwasher, you're good ...
Posted in thread: A quick #9 question on 09-07-2007 at 03:26 PM
the real question is why would you want to clone number 9?;) I kid. Best advice, is go easy,
you can always add more.So you can add CHERRY flavor, instead of the apricot! :mug: My Popped
Cherry #9 has...
Posted in thread: Bottling in Growlers on 09-07-2007 at 03:22 PM
Ok, this bashing of proper screw on growlers has got to stop. I use them regularly (1-2 for
each brew, more if I have them empty).You simply have to use the right screw-on-top. Polyseal
caps will so...
Posted in thread: Bananas on 09-06-2007 at 09:47 PM
I see you found the site! :D Listen to these guys, they know their stuff!
Posted in thread: slow steady bubble stil after 2 weeks. Normal? on 08-20-2007 at 08:57 PM
My American wheat ales, 1 w/ 9# DME, the other with 6# DME are still bubbling away at about the
same rate, and about the same time frame (2 weeks). As I'm heading on vacation Wednesday,
they'll be in ...