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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 12:58 AM
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Posted in thread: 1 Gallon Glass Jugs.... on 01-18-2012 at 11:05 PM
Brooklyn Brew Shop suggests 1/2 packet in the instructions that come with their kits. That's
what I've been using and it works great.
Posted in thread: Quick Recipe Question: LME/DME on 08-30-2011 at 06:58 PM
Hi all,I am going to be brewing a recipe this weekend that calls for "6.6 lbs." of LME, and "1
lb. 2 oz." of DME. My LHBS only carries LME. How much total LME should I purchase to make up
for the DME?...
Posted in thread: Two packs of Safale US-05 vs. Rehydrating on 10-05-2010 at 04:47 AM
Well Bob, sure enough, it was fermenting like crazy! I just had to tighten down the lid on the
fermenter a bit more, and then there was ton of airlock activity! ;)Thanks again for all the
Posted in thread: Two packs of Safale US-05 vs. Rehydrating on 10-04-2010 at 04:58 AM
Bob,I'm fermenting in a stainless conical. The thing seals pretty well, so typically the
airlock is a pretty reliable method of detecting fermentation activity for me. :) We'll
Posted in thread: Two packs of Safale US-05 vs. Rehydrating on 10-04-2010 at 12:31 AM
Well, I added a bit too much top off water and ended up at 1.061. I did rehydrate the yeast,
but it's now been 24 hours and there's no airlock activity. :-( If it doesn't take off b
tomorrow evening, ...
Posted in thread: Two packs of Safale US-05 vs. Rehydrating on 10-02-2010 at 12:22 AM
Hi all,I've spent hours trudging through the threads on rehydrating dry yeast vs. not
rehydrating, and I'm still undecided. So here is my question:Tomorrow I am brewing a beer which
I expect to have a...
Posted in thread: Recipe Volume Conversion Help on 09-30-2010 at 12:57 AM
Oh man...I might do this one instead, as I like Turmoil even more than W-10. ;-) Same question,
however:Turmoil Cascadian Dark Ale clone (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains)OG = 1.070 FG =
Posted in thread: Recipe Volume Conversion Help on 09-30-2010 at 12:41 AM
Hi all,I'd like to brew this on Saturday: I do full boils, and this recipe is for a 2.5 gallon
boil. I'd actually like to end up with 5.5 gallons to account for the ~.5 gallons I lose in my
Posted in thread: Fridge temp control..... on 11-15-2008 at 06:08 PM
I am currently fermenting my first batch of ale in my new fermentation chamber (an old
side-by-side fridge) using a single stage Ranco in my garage. I have a Brewer's Edge space
heater from Williams B...