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  • Posted in thread: Prime with soda on 02-10-2016 at 01:41 PM
    Probably not a good plan. Soda probably has preservatives in it which would inhibit
    fermentation. Brooklyn Brew Shop sells a one gallon grapefruit honey ale kit. You might brew it
    up and see how it co...

  • Posted in thread: A Comedy of Errors on 02-10-2016 at 01:14 PM
    We all go through this. First batch is always the toughest.Years ago brewing was a six hour
    event with all kinds of issues. Many years of experience now and it's amazing how a brew day
    just flows. Eff...

  • Posted in thread: Fell asleep during boil on 02-08-2016 at 10:23 PM
    This sounds interesting. Keep us posted.All the Best,D. White

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning Grain Question on 02-07-2016 at 12:21 AM
    I condition. I can crush finer and maintain husk integrity. All the Best, D. White

  • Posted in thread: Aging a Porter on 01-25-2016 at 10:23 PM
    If you bottle it, it ages in the bottle. Saves a step. If I secondary it's to allow "floaters"
    and excessive yeast to settle out before bottling so I get potentially clearer beer. All the
    Best,D. Whit...

  • Posted in thread: Beer from bad to good? on 01-25-2016 at 09:44 PM
    I'm finding my stouts, porters, and other dark beers take six week to really reach their peak
    flavor.Patience is your friend. Like someone said, if you don't need the bottles, let it roll.
    You might b...

  • Posted in thread: I have beer ingredients but no recipe... on 01-25-2016 at 09:14 PM
    Thanks for following up! I am the same, let people know what happened.There are enough
    nutrients in beer wort for your yeast. No yeast nutrientshould ever be required.Glad this
    worked out for you. I t...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap stock pot on 01-25-2016 at 08:04 PM
    I guess I lucked out. I got a new, stainless pot from a local HBS which I think is VERY good
    quality. Welded handles. This thing is NOT flimsy at all. For it's size it's pretty heavy. Guy
    said it was ...

  • Posted in thread: Starter Not Separating - Ideas? on 01-25-2016 at 07:59 PM
    I just did a starter. Used 1/2 cup DME in a quart of water. Boiled for twenty minutes.Mine had
    not settled out and was still actively bubbling. I dumped about 2/3 of the liquid, gave the
    remainder a g...

  • Posted in thread: Best beer I have brewed to date. (starting easy) on 01-25-2016 at 07:54 PM
    Thanks for the update. This will require a one gallon experimental batch first.Vienna is
    awesome.All the Best,D. White