Last Activity:12-06-2013 2:10 PM
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Posted in thread: How old is your bucket? on 12-12-2013 at 04:59 PM
Approximately 13 years. I bleach them occasionally. Lids don't last as long though.
Posted in thread: What are you bringing to the table for thanks giving. on 11-28-2013 at 08:27 PM
We are having our 3rd Annual Orphan's Thanksgiving. I did the easy stuff, a turkey and a pot of
gravy. Blackberry cider, a Wheat and a Bière de Garde on tap.
Posted in thread: is it true that US-05 yeast is not 100% pure? on 11-19-2013 at 04:33 AM
It's a little like zero Calorie foods, if the other cells are below a given level, you could
call the culture pure as White Labs does. Or you could just give the numbers, which is what
Posted in thread: Do I have to worry about FAN in my beer? on 11-19-2013 at 04:28 AM
I wouldn't worry about it. Proper mash temperature control makes it a non-issue.
Posted in thread: Can you use the small camping propane with turkey fryer? on 11-19-2013 at 04:25 AM
You'll need 2-3 lbs of propane per batch.
Posted in thread: 100 C02 Tank on 11-19-2013 at 04:20 AM
Not many people have use for a 100 lb tank, you're best bet might be to sell it to a welding
shop.By the way, there is a "for sale" section.
Posted in thread: What type of yeast for a "sweet" cider? on 11-15-2013 at 01:46 AM
WLP775 is probably the best cider yeast around, it retains the apple flavor better than most
ale or wine yeasts. Still it ferments dry. If you want sweet cider, you have to back-sweeten.
Posted in thread: Can you cut $1,000 from your monthly spending? on 11-07-2013 at 06:43 PM
We are on a rather tight budget, so the only way we could knock out $1000/month would be for my
wife to cancel her Master's program. Got a phone call from a furnance company about how a new
Posted in thread: Buying Used HomeBrew Equipment? on 11-07-2013 at 06:38 PM
A 3 gallon pot is large enough to do a partial boil and many beer kits from internet suppliers
are designed for 2.5 gallon boils, which are diluted with cool water just before fermenting. As
Posted in thread: Hop that smells like pine tree on 11-07-2013 at 06:30 PM
If you do try oil extracts, start with about 1/4 of what they recommend or you may not be able
to drink your beer until 2015.