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Posted in thread: Perhaps Talking to Your Fermenting Beer Will Make it Better on 01-25-2014 at 05:17 PM
I play some Metallica during dry hopping for a more in your face hop punch.
Posted in thread: Cuisine at Home magazine says ales aren't technically beer on 09-03-2013 at 01:20 AM
Issue 101 Sept/Oct 2013, Q&A, page 7.Someone asks how beer is categorized...and part of the
answer isAles are "top fermented" at a warmer temperature, meaning the yeast rises in the tank.
(For this re...
Posted in thread: Sulfur Sulfur and more Sulfur... on 09-02-2013 at 05:42 PM
Usually about 6-8 weeks at 32 degrees.Double it....oh and maybe rise the temp a bit to 37ish
Posted in thread: diacetyl rest: before or after moving to secondary? on 09-02-2013 at 05:38 PM
I don't do D-rests. I ferment at 48-50 for at least a month...if the yeast isn't finished
cleaning up by then, then oh well.
Posted in thread: Sulfur Sulfur and more Sulfur... on 09-02-2013 at 05:26 PM
I think the only way to get rid of sulfur is time. How long are you lagering for? I once made
an oatmeal stout with a lager yeast, I think it was wyeast munich lager, but after 1 month of
lagering it ...
Posted in thread: Most annoying response when you tell someone you're a homebrewer? on 08-02-2013 at 11:55 PM
A few years ago I told a neighbor I brew my own beer. He cringed and asked if I brewed it in my
bathtub...I wanted to punch him in the throat. He is no longer my neighbor and was a douchebag
Posted in thread: Ales: No 2ndary moment of zen on 08-02-2013 at 11:48 PM
I know there has been debate on whether 2ndary fermentation is needed for ales in most cases.
I've never really got into the debate because my method was working for me. Well, I have had a
moment of e...
Posted in thread: Did I miss the Oktoberfest boat? on 07-30-2013 at 02:53 AM
I'm brewing an o'fest this weekend. I got a late start this year. I like to have my o'fests
ready by the time college football starts so I'm going to fast track it. 3 weeks at 50 then a 3
week power l...
Posted in thread: Looking for a good first lager to brew! on 07-30-2013 at 02:45 AM
Can't go wrong with a nice crisp pilsner!
Posted in thread: Beersmith Mobile iPhone/iPad on 05-10-2013 at 11:55 PM
I'm seriously considering buying this app for my android. I have beersmith 2 on my laptop and
love it. I can easily bring my laptop outside when I brew...so is the phone app worth it? Can I
sync my re...