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  • Posted in thread: Equipment purchase on 05-28-2015 at 03:12 PM
    I vote for a DIY stand. $2k is about the right amount for everything. Can you weld? If so,
    perfect. If not, building a stand is a great way to learn. You'll need bulkheads, hoses, quick
    disconnects, v...

  • Posted in thread: Muddy Creek Brewery: Hot Break! on 05-26-2015 at 04:43 PM
    Thanks for being so transparent about your process. It has been really great to follow along.
    See you at GABF then?

  • Posted in thread: Kolsch - What say you? on 05-22-2015 at 06:50 PM
    A Kolsch does very well with a lagering period. After kegging, I hold mine at 34 degrees for
    2-4 weeks before tapping. It really seems to help the flavors. I get more of the white wine
    flavors when I ...

  • Posted in thread: Can too much yeast harm a brew? on 05-20-2015 at 04:28 PM
    Overpitching can cause some issues. It will likely not destroy your beer though.Overpitching
    can decrease ester production during fermentation, decrease mouthfeel/body, and potentially
    give meaty/soy ...

  • Posted in thread: Sulfur... on 05-19-2015 at 08:50 PM
    Yes, adding too much metabisulfite will give you rotten egg aromas. Where is your beer in the
    process, eg. is the smell coming from fermentation or from finished beer? How much
    metabbisulfite did you ...

  • Posted in thread: Bug Farm on 05-19-2015 at 07:11 PM
    You should start smaller. To upscale starters, use factors of 10. eg. 5ml to 50ml to 500ml. You
    could still start with 500ml, but your chances of contaminating the fresh wort (with something
    else) are...

  • Posted in thread: Bug Farm on 05-19-2015 at 06:32 PM
    Sorry, I posted that right before bed last night and is shows.I have lacto, pediococcus, and
    brett C on beer slants that I made. I am looking at doing a starter with these guys to get the
    cultures up ...

  • Posted in thread: Stories about Goats on 05-15-2015 at 10:42 PM
    Wow, please tell me that joke was intended and everyone else missed it. Or I'm an incredible
    asshole. The latter may apply either way.It was a joke. Maybe I'm just not very funny.

  • Posted in thread: Stories about Goats on 05-15-2015 at 06:41 PM
    Our very own goat thread and @Hunter_la5 is no where to be found? Our city just allowed goat
    keeping. We have two Nigerian dwarves on their way, and some goats.

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