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  • Posted in thread: Has anyone had a glass carboy blow from belt on 04-26-2012 at 03:40 AM
    The instructions for carboy heat belts suggests that glass carboys can explode when used with
    glass carboys. I'm wondering if anyone has actually had a glass carboy shatter when using a
    heating belt. ...

  • Posted in thread: can i use normal white sugar for australian pale ale? on 04-23-2012 at 05:28 PM
    You can use the syrup instead of dry malt extract. The "light" version would be best. The
    proportion is different through. Use 0.75g of liquid for 0.6g of dry.Oh and you can use regular
    sugar, but it'...

  • Posted in thread: How to do a split pot full-boil? on 04-19-2012 at 10:28 PM
    Do you have a second pot that is bigger than 1 gallon? I do split boils with two larger pots
    (23Q and 16Q). Fill them both up about 3/4 of the way. Then I split the hops between the two
    (1/3 and 2/3) ...

  • Posted in thread: When did beer become carbonated? on 04-19-2012 at 04:58 PM
    Not bad for a preacher. ;)(Same joke there too.) :)Those preachers are so clever!

  • Posted in thread: When did beer become carbonated? on 04-19-2012 at 04:20 PM
    It was an explosive hit.

  • Posted in thread: How to pronouce Apfelwein on 04-19-2012 at 03:53 PM
    Just to finish this off, it turns out I was mistaken by my first post. He corrected me
    yesterday (after trying my first Apfelwein) that in his part of Germany it is pronounced

  • Posted in thread: First apfelwein "tastes like something I would buy in Germany" on 04-19-2012 at 03:51 PM
    My German friend tried my 2 month old Apfelwein yesterday. He said it tasted just like
    something he would buy in Germany. I would consider that a complete success! Thanks EdWort!

  • Posted in thread: When did beer become carbonated? on 04-19-2012 at 03:47 PM
    Considering the pressure in a regular beer bottle caused by the carbonation, I presume beer
    back in the day wasn't carbonated? I doubt a barrel could hold enough pressure to keep the beer

  • Posted in thread: My pale wheat smells horrible on 04-19-2012 at 03:43 PM
    I've used Nottingham in at least 3 previous batches and never had this smell (specially after 3
    weeks in the primary). It might indeed be this, though I wouldn't call it a sulfur smell.

  • Posted in thread: Pitching on to yeast cake but wait there's more! on 04-19-2012 at 03:36 PM
    My plan was to rack the first beer to secondary, pour out some yeast, and pour the new beer on
    top of the left over yeast. See any problem with that?Others with more experience with pitching
    rates may...