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Posted in thread: Maintaining proper temperature on 08-01-2013 at 05:53 AM
You can use them. Don't put them in your beer but put your fermenter in a large bucket of water
and use the aquarium heater to heat the water.. But for most yeast strains its better to keep
them in th...
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 07-29-2013 at 08:21 AM
36,775 +6 scotch 70 +6 Apa +6 chocolate milk stout= 36,793
Posted in thread: 6 mo brewer on 06-04-2013 at 09:27 PM
Ya I didn't mean to post that
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 05-23-2013 at 03:19 PM
Just found this thread now, so I have to play a little catch up.+5 gal Irish Red+5 gal Irish
Stout+5 gal Double IPA+5 gal Lemon Wheat+5 gal Summer Ale= 24,739+6 Citra SMASH =24,745
Posted in thread: Off Flavors on 05-23-2013 at 03:39 AM
Ha alright ya. I didn't know it had a brewing term for it. But I didn't know, so I don't think
a new brewer is gonna know that when you say swamp cooler you mean bucket with ice. The name
Posted in thread: Off Flavors on 05-23-2013 at 02:52 AM
Isn't a swamp cooler a unit used to cool your entire house or entire room? I'm not sure a
bucket of water with ice cubes in it would be considered a "swamp cooler" it maybe by
definition. But not what...
Posted in thread: IIPA Dryhopping on 05-22-2013 at 11:36 PM
Yes I do. But You gave me an idea. How about using the lint catcher and then putting the paint
strainer bag around it for pellet hops. The lint catcher is stiffer so it should act like an
Posted in thread: IIPA Dryhopping on 05-22-2013 at 06:17 PM
The 1 gallon paint strainer bags work great on then end of my auto siphon. Cheap at hardware
store and the holes seem to be a bit smaller than those lint traps, but I might not be seeing
the pic well ...
Posted in thread: Texas Native Beer on 05-22-2013 at 06:13 PM
Beer is barley, hops, yeast, and water. So you could make alcohol from local plants but I'm not
sure it would considered beer. You can make alcohol as long as you have sugar, water and yeast
but as fa...
Posted in thread: Off Flavors on 05-22-2013 at 05:53 PM
Odd I wouldn't think 1056 would give you banana ester. A good cheep way is to get a bucket big
enough to fit your fermentor in up to the beer level. Fill it with water ( this adds a thermal
mass so te...