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Posted in thread: Brand New - Complete Newbie Questions - Pt. 1 - Budget on 10-15-2016 at 02:19 PM
If you buy all that stuff new from NB, I'm guessing you're in around $600.Their all-grain
starter kit is around $225.Wort chiller is about $60Burner around $50Essential starter brew kit
Posted in thread: Will this oxidize the beer or help it? on 10-15-2016 at 09:35 AM
My brother-in-law hosts a big brew day twice a year. It's always a fun event with 20+ people
eating, drinking, watching football and several of us brew. It's kind of a pain to haul all my
brew gear ov...
Posted in thread: White Labs 041 in C. Slobber on 10-15-2016 at 09:30 AM
It's a lot closer to Moose Drool now - 2 weeks in the bottle - than it was. It's a lot less
fruity now and more malt-forward, which I'm happy about. I was going to write off this yeast,
but I'd not fe...
Posted in thread: Is it time to sample? on 10-12-2016 at 09:00 PM
I hardly even wait a week on my beer to try. I know they won't be carbonated, but my curiosity
always kills me. I don't lose any sleep over "wasting" a beer when each batch yields fifty.
Posted in thread: Moktoberfest mashed high on 10-10-2016 at 09:22 AM
IT'll be a little sweeter than you intended, but given the style, personally - I wouldn't mind.
Hopefully you took notes on your strike water and amount of grain so you can learn from your
Posted in thread: Diffusion stone issues on 10-10-2016 at 09:20 AM
I've had some diffusion stone issues over the years with the same setup as the OP. Here's what
has worked for me: 1) I always start running my stone at the beginning of the brew day. I just
let it sit...
Posted in thread: What's your preferred way to apply Star San?? on 10-08-2016 at 09:35 AM
I have a 5 gallon bucket I keep Star San in. I just throw everything in there and I also have a
spray bottle of it I use to spray stuff if need be.
Posted in thread: How big of an Erlenmeyer flask do I need? on 10-07-2016 at 08:59 PM
I have brewed nearly 70 beers and have only used 1L flask, but I don't do lagers and if I need
a bigger starter (rarely do I), I just cold crash, decant and step up.
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer DEAD RINGER IPA on 10-07-2016 at 01:51 PM
I suggest you sanitize the fermenter, aerate the cooled wort and add the correct amount of
WYeast 1056 or Safale 05.
Posted in thread: Priming tips on 10-06-2016 at 04:28 PM