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Posted in thread: Splitting Rhizome during growth? on 07-01-2015 at 01:36 AM
You can cut some of the shoots and plant them. I did a bunch this year. I just made sure I got
a lot of the root portion (a few feet). Everything except my columbus worked great. I'm no pro,
so you mi...
Posted in thread: BrewToad Or BeerSmith *Worth it*? on 06-29-2015 at 12:15 AM
I'm a big fan of brewtoad. I think the interface is prettier and more intuitive, plus it's free
unless you want premium features. Brewsmith has more features and since you install the
software it work...
Posted in thread: Rehydrating mistake!! on 06-21-2015 at 06:24 PM
I don't think you should microwave it with the yeast! If I am using dry yeast, I boil water in
a pyrex measuring cup (1 cup water in a 2 or 4 cup pyrex). If you cover it with plastic wrap it
Posted in thread: Clogged Dip Tube on 06-01-2015 at 01:38 AM
I see this posted a lot, but wouldn't it require an entirely separate gas line with a liquid
fitting? Along with reconnecting everything?For ball lock nope - just swap.For pin lock, I just
remove the ...
Posted in thread: Clogged Dip Tube on 06-01-2015 at 12:12 AM
I've had luck forcing CO2 through the dip tube (just reverse the connection after
depressurization). Then cold crash it for a few days before serving again.
Posted in thread: Bottle Pop on 02-23-2015 at 12:49 AM
CO2 dissolves much better in cold beer. You should always try to chill bottles for several
Posted in thread: Working on a Porter recipe. Need some ideas/insight. on 02-22-2015 at 01:19 PM
I second the brown malt - at least a pound. It just tastes right in porters. I always put Black
patent malt in my porters too. At least half a pound - I put half in a 6.5 gallon batch.Also,
Posted in thread: Turn Oatmeal Stout into Oatmeal RAISIN Stout?? on 01-06-2015 at 06:34 PM
If you are going to brew again - Special B and Dark Candy syrup can give raisin-like flavors.I
don't have any experience with adding actual raisins to beer. There are special raisins made
for baking t...
Posted in thread: Only about 1/4 bottles carbonated on 09-25-2014 at 03:32 AM
The EZ cap gaskets only last for 4-5 beers before they should be replaced. So, it's possible
that you just had a poor seal on some of them. Uneven sugar mixing (which is hard to do) seems
Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-14-2014 at 05:00 PM