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Posted in thread: Warping Rubbermaid Coolers on 08-01-2007 at 04:32 PM
Hi all,I saw some previous discussion of Rubbermaid coolers warping when very hot water is put
in them here: had a few follow-up questions.1) Do those of you who use them as a mash tun
Posted in thread: Saison Yeast - White Labs 565 vs. 566 on 07-31-2007 at 02:20 PM
I have used WLP565 a couple times ... Only problem is that I cannot get over 60% attenutation
with it, even with huge starters in beers that start at ~1.070. I drank one beer at 1.040 and
had to finis...
Posted in thread: Saison Yeast - White Labs 565 vs. 566 on 07-31-2007 at 02:49 AM
Hi all,I'm going to be brewing my first saison in a few days, and am wondering if anyone out
there has experience with both White Labs 565 (Saison 1) and the 566 (Platinum Saison 2). White
Posted in thread: Commercial Examples of Off-flavors (especially Diacetyl) on 12-27-2006 at 08:43 AM
Hi all,So, my attempts to refine my philistine palate continue. And in the interest of not
spending $150 on this: -- I've been looking for commercial examples of beers that clearly
Posted in thread: Software on 12-18-2006 at 08:44 PM
The one thing I notcied with Beersmith as that my beers ALWAYS comeo ut darker than what the
program shows. Could be me though, also ProMash has more of the well known brands if you will.
Posted in thread: First AG experience on 12-18-2006 at 02:00 PM
Yesterday was brewday...first AG experience, and it was awesome.Notes: $22 for all ingredients
including 11.5# grain, liquid yeast, and hops by the oz...sure beats the $40 kits I was using
Posted in thread: Dry hop question. on 12-16-2006 at 12:42 AM
I've heard some people talking about the idea that there's an advantage to be had in adding dry
hops before primary fermentation has completely stopped. I'm not sure what the theory is,
exactly, but i...
Posted in thread: Cooling Lager Prior to Yeast Pitch on 12-14-2006 at 07:14 PM
Thanks Dantodd for the explanation. If you would like a little more information on diacetyl,
you might go to for the info! The link you supplied, though, seems broke. I found the article
on my own t...
Posted in thread: Cooling Lager Prior to Yeast Pitch on 12-12-2006 at 12:00 AM
Hi all,I'm getting ready to brew my first lager (which will also be my first all grain batch.
This is probably a very bad idea...). I was reading John Palmer's book, where in the latest
edition he rec...
Posted in thread: First AG Batch - Efficiency Question on 12-11-2006 at 03:46 PM
Cool - thanks for the good info! It's reassuring to know that I'm on track. I'll keep ya posted
on how things turn out.