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Posted in thread: Subbing vanilla bean for extract on 04-29-2013 at 04:11 AM
You can add the vanilla bean to a little bit of vodka and make a tincture, or you could do the
scrape method and boil it with a little bit of water for a very short period just to ensure its
Posted in thread: Cold Crashing on 04-01-2013 at 10:00 PM
It should carb up well, even after lagerring I have bottled without adding more yeast and that
still had yeast to go (although it was a lager yeast, so was happier cold) but that's not
Posted in thread: How much hops do we need on average for 5-gallon batch? on 04-01-2013 at 09:58 PM
MichaelBrock has it right as well as the other guys. If your looking for a big kick of
bitterness, use the high alpha hops to get the most bang for your buck. For IPA's and APA's you
will use the hops...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Epic Pale Ale on 02-02-2013 at 02:01 PM
I'm bringing this inthe bottle to an interclub competition with my homebrew club. we are all
making APA's, hopefully mine does well!
Posted in thread: Bottles in the dishwasher on 01-13-2013 at 06:02 PM
I remove my labels by soaking in B-Brite. Once the label is off, it gets rinse and placed in
the dishwasher for a rinse cycle. I do not have a sanitize setting on dishwasher, but they come
out dry and...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Epic Pale Ale on 01-12-2013 at 03:07 PM
I know this is an older thread now, but I just bottled up my batch of this.It smelled fantastic
after the first dry hop addition, but after the cold crash addition the aroma was pretty muted
Posted in thread: Commercial Beer Yeast Harvest List on 01-01-2013 at 07:08 PM
Just starting building up some yeast from bottle of Maudite last night. Showing the w wife she
made a good investment in the Christmas Gift she gave me. Hope it works out and is ready for
Posted in thread: Wooden Beer Crates on 12-23-2012 at 09:57 PM
This looks fantastic. I need to remember this to see if I can trick a woodworking friend into
making some for me!
Posted in thread: new brew on 09-26-2012 at 01:07 AM
I always try to go 2-3weeks in the bottle if I can. Lets the flavor mellow and the carb occur.
What type of beer did you make?
Posted in thread: barley wine, wyeast 1945 or safale us-05, other ? on 09-20-2012 at 11:59 AM
I'll paste some references below. I believe a big part of it is that dry yeast is cheaper to
buy than to create more with a starter. Also, yeast health is apparently at it's best when
starting out dry...
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