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Posted in thread: o-ring popped out... on 01-04-2013 at 04:22 AM
I pitched the yeast right from the fridge. I never let it warm up to room temp. What should I
expect from this?Honestly - you should expect beer. Odds are the temperature shock is going to
play havoc ...
Posted in thread: Re-hydrating yeast kills? on 01-04-2013 at 04:09 AM
never actually be able to authenticate that this e-mail really was from Dr. Cone, who
probably has forgotten more about yeast than I ever learned, but it certainly makes sense and
aligns with the in...
Posted in thread: Another NEWB on 01-03-2013 at 06:29 PM
It is a distilling product, used to make your initial mash which you then use in your still.
Pretty sure if you use it to make beer it'll taste like ****.
Posted in thread: Poll: What is your investment in homebrewing? on 01-03-2013 at 06:25 PM
One point I forgot to mention before, upgrading along the way will cost you more money. If you
really want that better boil kettle, or that whatever cool gadget, spend the extra money
upfront and be d...
Posted in thread: Whats your favorite porter? on 01-03-2013 at 01:49 PM
I really like great lakes Edmund Fitzgerald. When I think porter I usually always think of
that.This ^^^Also, if you want dessert in a glass and you can find it, Maui Brewing's coconut
porter is a rar...
Posted in thread: Poll: What is your investment in homebrewing? on 01-03-2013 at 01:46 PM
I'm somewhere under $5k. I've never actually thought to stop and add it up. It wasn't all in
one shot, like any hobby a little bit here, a little bit there. Quality isn't necessarily equal
to the amou...
Posted in thread: When to move to secondary on 01-03-2013 at 05:55 AM
Another thing is your going to have trub coming out of the spigot and into your bottles.I am a
lazy brewer: I go straight from primary to kegs. I put the kegs on CO2 and let them sit for a
couple of ...
Posted in thread: Off flavors - Sanitation and/or Temperature? on 01-03-2013 at 05:46 AM
I'm new to brewing, I've done two batches, an amber and an IPA, both from brewers best. I've
noticed similar off flavors in both batches, and I want to figure out what I need to do better
for the next...
Posted in thread: Nothing changing on 01-03-2013 at 05:22 AM
How do you know there is no activity? Are you judging it based on the airlock or taking actual
Posted in thread: Do you drink your bad batches? on 01-03-2013 at 05:19 AM
I've had some batches come out that had some off flavors that I could tolerate. On the other
hand, back when I bottled I didn't realize that a blueberry fragment became trapped near the
tip of my bott...