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  • Posted in thread: Anything we should do to prepare established hops for the coming season. on 02-18-2017 at 01:09 AM
    Thanks for the great advice. We have an unusually warm weekend here (mid 60s), so think I will
    give this a go Sunday. Saturday is reserved for brewing.I've also heard of cutting the crown
    down too. Is...

  • Posted in thread: Calculating ABV from Fruit Additions - An Actual Calculator on 02-05-2017 at 03:21 AM
    I think I see what his calculator is doing ...... but I'm not sure what to do with the
    results.Say we have 5 gallons of beer, and we add 10 lbs of raspberries.The 10 lbs of
    raspberries is ~1 gallon in...

  • Posted in thread: Half gallon fermentation. Have you done it? on 02-04-2017 at 03:56 AM
    Great size for a starter.For a 'Batch', doesn't seem worth it.

  • Posted in thread: new to sours, is there a a commercial brand i can try?? on 02-04-2017 at 03:43 AM
    Lots coming onto the market these days.Guinness with lactic acid is really not comparable to
    most sour beers. Most sour beers are more complex with respect to the wild bugs.I love sour
    beers, but some...

  • Posted in thread: Anything we should do to prepare established hops for the coming season. on 02-04-2017 at 03:33 AM
    I have third year hops coming up. If they multiply the shoots and growth area similar to that
    of the second year vs. the first year, they are going to be monsters. I limited them to 4 to 5
    shoots last...

  • Posted in thread: NIKOBREW BLACK FRIDAY! Hops as low as $6/lb plus other great deals! on 11-25-2016 at 11:53 PM
    I will not buy any more hops! I will not buy any more hops! I will not buy any more hops!
    .......... You are making this really difficult for me. There are some hops there that I really
    must have and ...

  • Posted in thread: How Much Bourbon? on 11-05-2016 at 02:35 AM
    Did you do it yet?Everyone's tastes are different. The only way to find out is to try it for
    yourself. Pour yourself a bottle of brown ale and add a teaspoon (5 ml) of bourbon and taste
    it. Then add a...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast for ESB (other than 002/1968) on 11-05-2016 at 02:19 AM
    I use Essex a lot and like it, WLP022. Used several others and never had any diacetyl issues.

  • Posted in thread: Lost Everything ...... Hard drive, not the beer! on 11-05-2016 at 01:57 AM
    Ahhh that's a bummer, man. Look ito Google Docs. Forget using a work/personal computer for
    spreadsheets, notes, etc... Use google docs for all that stuff. I'm still old school and write
    everything dow...

  • Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 10-31-2016 at 01:31 AM
    White Labs ResponseIf it was packaged before Mar. 20th then it is 500 million per ml. If more
    recent (once it was discovered to be a sacch strain) then it is 2.5 billion per ml.So the
    experts at White...

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