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Posted in thread: Used Equipment on 05-20-2012 at 03:25 AM
All you're missing is:[*]Ingredients[*]A large pot to boil in (3-6 gallons +)[*] and bottles
Welcome to your newest obsession!
Posted in thread: Yeast from a sixer? on 05-19-2012 at 05:27 PM
Yes, it can be done. But only with commercial beers that are bottle conditioned. You can
usually tell this by looking for a layer of sediment in the bottom of the bottle. Here you go.
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in an Old Beer; what to do with Equipment? on 05-19-2012 at 05:16 PM
Last December, I brewed a Extract Honey Brown Ale kit from NB. For a number of personal
reasons, I wasn't really able to bottle or keg it anywhere near the time it should have
been.Last night, 6 month...
Posted in thread: First True All-Grain Tastes Like a Watery Disaster on 11-30-2011 at 07:24 PM
Hard to diagnose without your detailed procedure. If you get done mashing and sparging, and
your pre-boil gravity is still too low, you can boil longer to drop it. You might get a small
amount of cara...
Posted in thread: Homebrewtalk Carboy Cleaner Giveaway on 11-30-2011 at 06:48 PM
a few weeks back, I finished brewing my ginger-peach wheat which had 5lbs of peaches in the
secondary. The coating that stuck to the inside of my carboy from the peaches was incredible
and survived tw...
Posted in thread: Questions about adding caco nibs on 11-30-2011 at 06:37 PM
Hi, I brewed a Chocolate Milk Stout (extract) kit from NB a few weeks ago. The recipe calls to
rack to secondary and add cacao nibs. My questions are 1. Is there any reason I shouldn't
(can't) just ad...
Posted in thread: First True All-Grain Tastes Like a Watery Disaster on 11-21-2011 at 06:03 PM
Alright. So, after doing numerous extract batches, I made a rectangle Mash/Lauter tun with a
CPVC manifold. Unfortunately, I don't have a pot with a large enough boil capacity to make a
full 5gal batc...
Posted in thread: Another Regulator Problem on 10-30-2011 at 06:58 AM
I have a dual tap kegerator with a dual regulator (3 dials) that I built maybe 2 months ago and
I've already gone through 2 5lb tanks of C02.When I first got the system my beer wasn't ready
so I carbo...
Posted in thread: BeerSmith 2.0 - $21.95 - BLOWOUT! on 10-17-2011 at 12:41 AM
Just put in an order. Thanks alot!
Posted in thread: help with fermentation temps on 10-01-2011 at 06:16 AM
Yeah, a thermometer for fermentation of some fashion is an almost an "absolute must" IMO. I'm
not sure what the ambient temp range is like for you right now, but I've found that an old, wet