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Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong Ale on 08-27-2009 at 03:09 PM
It should be fine. What yeast did you use? Some of the Belgian yeasts (wlp500 or the Wyeast
Abbey) are VERY slow to start up, even with proper pitching. Do not worry too much if you don't
see obvious ...
Posted in thread: Why Not Bottle Condition With Stored Wort? on 08-08-2009 at 11:20 PM
Just use the table sugar or corn sugar. You can use wort if that seems like fun, but with the
large amount of liquid you end up adding to the bottles in order to get the proper carbonation
you will pr...
Posted in thread: Strange mash schedule, would it work? on 08-04-2009 at 09:04 PM
Either reduce the pils malt and replace with LME. Or build a bigger mash tun. With that high
gravity a beer you will get crappy efficiency anyhow, (50-60%) you will want the LME on hand
Posted in thread: Some SS finds at the scrapyard on 07-23-2009 at 02:24 PM
Damn. Shipping them would kill me. I wish I had a scrap.
Posted in thread: Demon Centipedes on 07-20-2009 at 02:29 PM
Flying roaches, and these motherf'ers, stinging and grow to 8 inches.12122
Posted in thread: Brew rigs: hard plumbed lines vs flexible tubing on 07-01-2009 at 01:03 AM
Go with silicon until the rest of the brew stand is set up and you are happy with the lay out
and function. As a future upgrade you can plumb hard lines where you need them.
Posted in thread: Going Pro - Help in TN on 06-18-2009 at 01:09 PM
If you haven't worked in a brewery before, I would suggest a program along the lines of the
American Brewers Guild's. The Siebel program is more aim at those already in the field. Also I
Posted in thread: Bored Day... Candi Syrup on 06-11-2009 at 01:46 PM
You could probably find the contents of the nutrient packs on the Wyeast site. I used Fermaid K
(contains DAP) and it worked. Anything that is a significant source of Nitrogen (and food safe)
Posted in thread: High School metal shop project on 06-09-2009 at 11:44 AM
I kind of had the same thought about using HS kids BUT it's not like they don't know that beer
exists so I doubt you damaged they young minds all that much. :DIt's not the D&D club. Those
metal shop k...
Posted in thread: Considering Intentional Hop Abuse on 06-07-2009 at 04:16 PM
Mine are currently growing at an angle (10˚ to 45˚). The first 6 feet or so seem
happiest going vertical, but once they hit the branching, side-arm part of growth they do fine.
My Cascades s...