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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 11:45 PM
I am SO replying. :rockin: Good stuff!!!
Posted in thread: Which hop for grapefruit on 12-02-2011 at 06:17 PM
Citra! It's a fairly new hop but seems readily available. It has a bit of a floral aroma, but
its main taste note is grapefruit. I do an all citra IPA that even non-IPA drinkers like. :mug:
Posted in thread: Recycling Bottles? on 11-03-2011 at 06:16 PM
Back in the day of returnable bottles, I could buy cases of empties from my local beer store
for the price of the deposit: $2.00 per case!!! Since those bottles were meant to be reused by
Posted in thread: Brewing in Basement on 10-24-2011 at 04:41 PM
I brew in the garage now that I have stepped up to an 8 gal. pot with a propane burner. In
cool, blustery weather, I have opened the overhead door about a foot. This opens it a bit at
the top also as ...
Posted in thread: What is it??? Ale? Lager? ??? on 10-13-2011 at 07:32 PM
Thanks "Max"... you hit the nail on the head! It is the "beginner's brewing forum". The premise
was simple and directed to beginning brewers and not the "knowledgable". Watch the video and
answer the ...
Posted in thread: What is it??? Ale? Lager? ??? on 10-12-2011 at 04:07 PM
I think the answer to your question is: You can't tell from the video. As others have noted,
the difference is the strain of yeast AND the fermentation temperature / process. The activity
in the carbo...
Posted in thread: First pour from my first batch on 10-12-2011 at 03:57 PM
SWMBO is just a little too impatient, and she won't let me step up to 5 gal yet. This equals
not enough conditioning time. Oh well, it is very drinkable, and I enjoy it. I just know it can
Posted in thread: Hop residue stuck in funnel? What to do. on 10-12-2011 at 03:48 PM
I have used three different methods for transferring from brew pot to fermenter:1) Pour through
a funnel with a filter. PITA because the filter clogs. Even without the filter, the funnel can
Posted in thread: How long do you take to brew a batch? on 10-03-2011 at 04:08 PM
Guess I'll have to time it next time. I always set aside the day (don't plan any other major
activities) and just enjoy the process. So, I've never really considered how long it takes me.
Posted in thread: Time in the primary and the following steps.. on 09-04-2011 at 09:49 PM
This is a topic I have struggled with too. I want beer to be more on the clear side so I have
been racking to a glass carboy after fermenting in a bucket initially. I have never fully
understood how s...