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Posted in thread: Best compliment you've received? on 01-15-2016 at 02:01 PM
93 year old man who has been homebrewing for longer than I've been alive pulled me aside the
first time I attended the local homebrew club meeting and told me he really enjoyed sampling my
Posted in thread: Creative Cooling Ideas for Small Batch Brewing? on 01-13-2016 at 12:34 PM
I'm going the opposite way as you. I went from 5 gal, to 3, and no am considering going down to
1-2 gal batches. For my 3 gal brews I go with the immersion chiller and put the kettle in an
ice bath (w...
Posted in thread: Hops Woes on 12-16-2015 at 02:56 PM
I can't comment about hop storage other than to say I have always kept mine in the freezer.As
for an easy way to vacuum seal the opened bags, I bought a little Ziploc vacuum sealer kit for
$5. It came...
Posted in thread: German IPA on 12-03-2015 at 02:15 PM
There's a brewery in St. Louis called Urban Chestnut that brews what they call a Bavarian IPA,
named Hopfen. tried it this summer when I was on a beercation in the area. I didn't make any
Posted in thread: Do you clean the bottles? on 10-06-2015 at 02:19 AM
I've had trouble with infections after 2-3 uses if I don't clean used bottles with PBW or
Oxyclean along with scrubbing even if I do rinse the bottles right away and store covered. A
film of yeast bui...
Posted in thread: Kegging a DFH 120 minute IPA clone on 06-16-2015 at 01:31 PM
Nicholas at DFH said their kegerator likes 40-45 F and 7-8 psi. I'm going to go with that and
see what happens.
Posted in thread: Kegging a DFH 120 minute IPA clone on 06-11-2015 at 12:42 PM
Thanks for the style reference and suggestion to email. I'll shoot DFH an email but that gives
me a good start.
Posted in thread: Kegging a DFH 120 minute IPA clone on 06-10-2015 at 09:49 PM
Kegging rookie here and want to make sure I get this right.I've never had Dogfish Head 120
minute IPA and attempted a clone at the suggestion of a friend who is not a home brewer. It has
been in secon...
Posted in thread: Mild Ale; How much cocoa powder to add at secondary? on 06-04-2015 at 11:40 PM
I'm actually pretty surprised with the results of this little experiment. I left the nibs on
the beer for two weeks in secondary and bottled. Just now am trying the different beers. I get
Posted in thread: Mild Ale; How much cocoa powder to add at secondary? on 05-02-2015 at 10:17 PM
Just thought I'd post an update. I found a thread suggesting 1.3 oz of nibs per gallon in a
Boulevard Chocolate Ale clone. I racked some of the beer onto 3 64 oz growlers and a added 20
grams, 30 gram...