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Posted in thread: Boilover on 08-30-2014 at 04:48 AM
You'll be fine IMHO. There are hop bits throughout the wort. A little that gets lost in the
boil over won't affect the beer anymore than the boil over would affect it. So basically...what
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-18-2013 at 05:12 AM
Posted in thread: First bourbon ale on 06-08-2013 at 05:53 PM
Midwest Supplies has a bourbon barrel ale kit. Haven't tried it yet but its next on my
list.I've made this kit. It's a very nice beer. Ages well. Use a good bourbon but don't go
silly with it.
Posted in thread: 10 gallon batch? on 06-03-2013 at 07:25 PM
You're gonna need a bigger pot. Sure, you can do partial boils. Boil your wort and top off with
water. But I personally don't like to do that. It's a PITA and some styles of beer just don't
work well ...
Posted in thread: Looking for a birthday present on 06-03-2013 at 05:14 PM
Pumps are good. I'm seriously thinking of going with 2 Chuggers.What other things do you need?
Do you bottle or keg? If you don't keg, a keg setup makes a great gift.
Posted in thread: Cleaning equipment after use on 05-16-2013 at 03:17 AM
Oxyclean Free. I wash everything down with it and rinse with plenty of hot water. I try to make
sure everything dries thoroughly before its packed away too.
Posted in thread: Did I just oxidize my entire 5 gallons of beer? on 05-15-2013 at 03:17 PM
I think you'll be fine. People really get worked up over oxidization worries. A few bubbles of
air here and there are no problem. IMHO, people should pay closer attention proper temps,
Posted in thread: First all grain batch! on 05-15-2013 at 03:05 PM
I think even with a 10 gallon BK you're going to have to keep a close eye at the hot break to
avoid boil overs on 5 gallon batches.Nah, he should be OK if he sticks to a 5 gal batch. I've
used a 10gal...
Posted in thread: Priming sugar on 05-15-2013 at 02:52 PM
I think you may be over thinking this just a bit. Hops sucking up a gallon of wort? How much
did you use to dry hop????? That's a lot of wort to loose by dry hopping. But if you're fears
Posted in thread: H2O post fermentation on 05-15-2013 at 02:44 PM
how bad is it to get any amount of water in your beer after primary fermentation and racking
for settling or aging.What would happen to beer.I think this only worked for Jesus....You're