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Posted in thread: Bell's Oarsman Ale = Bell's Yeast? on 04-10-2012 at 02:36 PM
I've been a huge fan of harvesting and using Bell's House yeast in my beers for a little over a
year now. A few weeks ago, I came across a sixer of their Oarsman Ale, and seeing as it is only
4% ABV, ...
Posted in thread: What are your Top 3 Longterm Investments in Homebrewing equipment? on 12-26-2011 at 06:24 PM
I'd have to say investing in yeast starting equipment was one of my best investments. Build
yourself a quality stir-plate (or buy one if you're not the DIY type) and invest in a couple of
nice flasks ...
Posted in thread: Phoenix/Tempe Area Brewpubs? on 12-22-2011 at 03:25 PM
I'll be flying out to Phoenix tomorrow morning to visit the inlaws. They just moved there
(Tempe area) in August, so this will be my first visit to the area. Any locals care to chime in
on where I can...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 12-13-2011 at 07:28 PM
+5 Centennial IPA and +10 American Brown over the weekendtotal: 42003
Posted in thread: Attenuation issues? Check you thermometer! on 09-28-2011 at 02:42 PM
I've got about 10 AG batches under my belt in the last 6 months or so, and am almost completely
in tune with the intricacies of my system. I've been noticing however that many (all but one)
of my beer...
Posted in thread: Priming Sugar for aged RIS on 09-14-2011 at 02:11 PM
So my first real BIG beer is coming to an end soon, it's a 1.099 OG all-grain RIS. Primary for
5 weeks, secondary for 10 more weeks, finished at 1.027 and I'm leaning towards bottling it
this week or ...
Posted in thread: Using Wet Hops on 08-29-2011 at 03:47 PM
I have a friend who is about to harvest a TON of hops and had a few questions about using them
fresh off the vine:-I already know that I'll need 4-6x the weight equal the same amount as dry,
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 03:49 PM
Finger's crossed. . . .
Posted in thread: Tips on improving my efficiency? on 05-25-2011 at 02:10 AM
Your Sacc rest is 0 mins...that's definitely the problem. Try doing it for 60, that's the norm.
I'm really surprised nobody caught this in all the posts above...That was actually a typo, it
was in fac...
Posted in thread: Tips on improving my efficiency? on 05-24-2011 at 01:56 PM
Just brewed my first AG batch last night, and everything went smoothly except I only hit an OG
of 1.040 instead of my targeted 1.058 (that's 48.1% if you're keeping score at home). I mashed
11.85# of ...