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Posted in thread: Found some wild hops on 09-01-2015 at 01:09 PM
Don't freeze wet hops - you're going to cause the cell walls to lyse. If the cell walls lyse
you're going to have a bad time.Yep tried that once when I didn't have enough time or space to
dry them. Yo...
Posted in thread: Recipe calls for lager but I have no means to do so. Any way to ferment? on 09-01-2015 at 12:25 PM
The characteristics of a Belgian ale are a result of a ester producing yeast at higher temps.
Lagering would negate all that. Conclusion. Your recipe and instructions are going to fail you
in about e...
Posted in thread: Set up a little stock for extract brews on 08-31-2015 at 08:39 PM
When ordering hops, check their per pound price, it may be cheaper :mug:May be cheaper, but
I've bought magnum, cascade and EKG by the pound because I thought I used them "all the time".
Right now I'm...
Posted in thread: Forgot my whirlfloc addition, other clarity alternatives? on 08-25-2015 at 02:47 PM
That will most likely work. step 2 would be to drink out of an opaque stein and you will never
know if it did or didn't.
Posted in thread: how do you save money... and what's your per bottle price? on 06-09-2015 at 08:32 PM
Grain = $21.00Hops = $4.00 - $8.00Yeast = $6.00 (If I don't pitch on top of the old cake)Caps,
Propane, StarSan... $10.00So somewhere in the neighborhood of $40.00 makes two cases of beer.I
Posted in thread: Holes in AL brew pot on 06-08-2015 at 08:40 PM
Yep I got two 1500w in my 8 gallon mini batch aluminum. No problems at all
Posted in thread: Will a cider that starts out cloudy ever clear on 06-03-2015 at 05:23 PM
All ciders start out cloudy unless you use filter apple juice, but thats for little girls.
it.Have made about 100 gallons of cider. Both filtered and unfiltered. I haven't noticed a
difference in the ...
Posted in thread: Is there a "best" amount of time to primary ferment? on 06-01-2015 at 07:09 PM
I'm with m00ps. (That sounds funny)
Posted in thread: soaking days in iodophore on 05-28-2015 at 07:22 PM
I left Iodophor in a glass growler for like a month once. While you couldn't taste it, it
smelled like Iodophor for many months. Even after many fills and cleanings.
Posted in thread: tips on incorporating ginger and lime on 05-18-2015 at 07:12 PM
As far as lime goes, I use the zest just as you would dry hopping. Squirt a little star San in
it and dump it in. Ginger I have only used in the boil. Last 10-15 min. Normally if it's your
first time ...