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  • Posted in thread: Keg vs bottles on 10-19-2012 at 01:39 PM
    So. You don't need to condition the beer before kegging? I mean, yes it gets carbed faster...
    but does the beer need to sit for an extra couple weeks as it would from bottling to meld the
    flavors?

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 10-19-2012 at 01:28 PM
    I've started collecting these from the lab before they end up in the trash. I do mainly 5g
    batches but having a bunch of dark glass 4L carboys might encourage me to start playing with
    smaller brew siz...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-24-2012 at 03:03 PM
    what is the benefit to using a cooler for the mashing? I've been using my stock pot for
    mashing, is there any reason i shouldn't?

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-19-2012 at 03:09 AM
    If you plan on re-using yeast I would highly recommend the book: "Yeast: The Practical Guide to
    Beer Fermentation" by Chris White and Jamil Zainasheff. It has some great information about
    yeast rinsin...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-18-2012 at 09:29 PM
    No you store it and use it again.The best way to use liquid yeast is to make a starter, use the
    amount you need, then store the rest of it in sanitized containers (many of us use mason jars)
    in the fr...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-18-2012 at 08:00 PM
    I just use MrMalty. If MrMalty says use half of a Wyeast packet, I simply eyeball a half of it,
    and dump it in.do you just toss the rest? i guess it just seems like a waste.

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-17-2012 at 01:32 PM
    How do you split a Wyeast bag of yeast to use in a 2.5 and a 1 gal batch? Then, how would I
    keep the balance of the yeast?this is the only issue I've really run into doing 1 gallon
    batches. Because of...

  • Posted in thread: Flavor change on 09-17-2012 at 12:57 PM
    Did you leave them in the refrigerator between the two times you tasted them? I'm still new to
    all of this, but I figured that would slow the changing. (Not stop it of course but at least
    slow it...)A...

  • Posted in thread: First batch, saying hello while I wait FOREVER to get my water boiling! on 09-17-2012 at 12:48 PM
    We have fermentation!woot!

  • Posted in thread: First batch, saying hello while I wait FOREVER to get my water boiling! on 09-17-2012 at 12:47 PM
    Hi,I'm new here and figured I'd say hello and thank you for all the wonderful advice on this
    site. I've been lurking for a while now reading and reading some more. Today, I started my
    first batch of b...

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