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  • Posted in thread: First Lager on 05-04-2016 at 08:18 AM
    Here is a good link Flora HawaiiensisOk I don't know what I did wrong here. LOL Promise I
    wasn't drunk at the time. LOL

  • Posted in thread: Large headspace in secondary, my first BIAB. on 05-04-2016 at 08:16 AM
    For an IPA just forget the secondary.

  • Posted in thread: Texas Two-Step/Split Boil on 04-30-2016 at 08:53 PM
    So, I managed to talk SWMBO into letting me build an MLT ($25 Ice Cube 6 w/ CPVC manifold) and
    have been on the look-out for a decently priced 10gal boil kettle I can port and valve myself.
    Sadly, it ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenter size for small kit on 04-26-2016 at 07:22 AM
    HD sells 2 gal buckets. I use them all the time for my 1.9 gal batches which produce 18

  • Posted in thread: Splitting In Secondary on 04-19-2016 at 07:11 AM
    As CJ-3 said no need for a secondary for that type of ale. Waist of time. Just let it sit till
    FG is reached and stable and then wait another week for the yeast to clean up the brew.

  • Posted in thread: SN SummerFest out already :/ on 04-16-2016 at 09:09 AM
    :off: Totally off topic but I saw that HI is offering 50k for teachers to move there since the
    turnover rate is one of the highest in the country. It's tempting, although I'm not a teacher,
    but I have...

  • Posted in thread: SN SummerFest out already :/ on 04-14-2016 at 07:40 AM
    If you want nice weather you need to move to O`ahu. No on second thought don't, the island is
    getting too crowded. We have some of the worst rush hour traffic in the nation. Just come to
    visit and spe...

  • Posted in thread: Why Lager Over Ale on 04-14-2016 at 07:26 AM
    Why some people prefer lagers over ales has to do with their taste preferences, as well as
    their ideas of what "beer" should be.Just like some people may prefer sausage over pepperoni on
    their pizzas....

  • Posted in thread: My First lager seems too good? on 04-13-2016 at 07:23 AM
    Maybe it's just me, but when did you lager it and for how long at what temp?

  • Posted in thread: Help using Perle hops on 04-12-2016 at 08:06 AM
    anyone have any thoughts as to if this is a good idea?do I need to lager this? r can I treat it
    like an ale?ThanksI've made a "German" IPA this way.

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