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  • Posted in thread: Do you aerate before or after pitching yeast??? on 12-22-2009 at 01:13 PM
    The first time I brewed I pitched then shook the pail. After I shook it I was worried that a
    lot of my yeast might have stuck to the sides and top of my pail, but everything fermented

  • Posted in thread: How long does an ale pail last? on 12-22-2009 at 12:31 AM
    Sorry if it looked like I was trying to take credit for Rico's pics. I was trying to show that
    there is more to those spigots that come apart than what is shown. Revvy, to answer your
    question when yo...

  • Posted in thread: How long does an ale pail last? on 12-21-2009 at 11:32 PM
    Since I did the original pic, I can respond by saying that the spigot goes back in easier than
    it came out.....and easiest if it's heated under the hot water from the faucet first. It's
    slick nylon, a...

  • Posted in thread: How long does an ale pail last? on 12-21-2009 at 09:26 PM
    don't know if this is common knowledge or not, but the main body of the spigot comes apart
    too. It's tough to get it apart, but I heat some water in the microwave for a couple minutes
    and then toss ...

  • Posted in thread: no carbonation on 12-18-2009 at 03:01 PM
    I'm wondering where he got a 12 gallon crock. That is one big ass crock!

  • Posted in thread: Why Autosiphon? on 12-10-2009 at 07:30 PM
    I use one of these got two of those red clamps. One on the output side and one on the suction
    side. Clamp the output side. Suck on the suction side until beer starts coming down the tube
    then quickly...

  • Posted in thread: New Brewer+Nut Brown Ale Extract Kit+Northern Brewer on 12-01-2009 at 08:53 PM
    I brewed my first beer in August. It was an english brown ale and I had white labs yeast for
    it. I tried to make a starter and it just didn't look right after a couple days ( I have since
    learned not ...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-30-2009 at 07:59 PM
    What/how much/what schedule Yeast nutrient did you use? Ummm...I used the stuff from Northern
    Brewer called Yeast Nutrient. It calls for a teaspoon per gallon so that is what I put in when
    I pitched t...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-28-2009 at 01:31 PM
    Well, it was time to join the party. I made 2 one gallon batches last night. I wanted to do a
    side by side between Montrecht and Cotes des Blancs. I kept the rest of the recipe the same as
    Ed's origia...