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  • Shane Coughlin
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  • Posted in thread: First time dry hopping need advice on 04-30-2012 at 04:03 AM
    Just toss them in. Dont worry about it one single bit... I dry hop massively all the time and
    repitch the yeast sometimes 5 times with no infection noted after years and years of doing so.
    Rdwhahb. Al...

  • Posted in thread: Help me Obi Wan, you're my only hope... on 04-30-2012 at 03:50 AM
    I commonly make ipas with over half a pound of hops per 5 gallons and dry hop with 3 oz per
    five gallons. I keep everything in one carboy for the whole ride. Keep it warm to clean up the
    diacetyl and ...

  • Posted in thread: Failed batch number 2 on 04-30-2012 at 03:35 AM
    do a starter, it will do leagues for the finished product. aerate by shaking the bucket or get
    some type of setup. definately try to control the temp of the fermentation some how and kick up
    the temp ...

  • Posted in thread: First 5 gallon batch in fermenter! on 04-30-2012 at 03:26 AM
    no secondary unless you have to age it for months. the yeast needs to be on the beer for as
    long as possible to clean it up

  • Posted in thread: Where to buy Brewtek yeast on 02-20-2012 at 02:41 PM
    hey guys. I am in search of the brewtek cl 450 strain. Is anyone willing to share. Id even send
    a couple of prepared plates and shipping $ out to you for it and would welcome any other
    brewtek raritie...

  • Posted in thread: Going to All Grain Soon on 12-17-2011 at 02:28 AM
    Lots of good info. Good luck. Use half barrels and go for 10 gal for sure

  • Posted in thread: belgium trippel ale on 09-29-2011 at 05:34 AM
    It's fine. Just wait

  • Posted in thread: First time brewer with a question on 09-29-2011 at 05:32 AM
    When fermentation slows 5 days to 1 wk raise the temp and let it sit for a week to finish then
    do a reading to see if it has terminated and bottle or crash cool and keg.. Good luck

  • Posted in thread: Do I have a problem? on 09-21-2011 at 02:08 AM
    If u r using a bucket those things leak like a sieve, if u have a clear Carboy u can see it
    moving. I'm with them. Wait ab week and take a gravity reading. You don't really need the water
    in the airlo...

  • Posted in thread: Just Opened my first Homebrew! on 01-21-2011 at 03:18 AM
    Nice job!