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Posted in thread: Twist off bottles? on 10-24-2013 at 02:07 PM
I've used twist off bottles accidentally before. The cap was harder to attach. It seemed to
seal just fine. Didn't even notice until I opened the bottle. I don't make a habit of it
Posted in thread: Milk Stout low OG reading on 03-20-2013 at 04:02 PM
When making extract only batches, sometimes if you don't mix it well enough before taking the
gravity, the "Heavier" extract will stay the bottom wiht the thiner water at the top and it
could skew you...
Posted in thread: Best vacuum sealer for bulk hops? on 02-14-2013 at 12:20 PM
have this one and it has worked great. $70. I think there are other brands (not "Foodsaver")
that do the same for less money. I hope someone else adds this info.I use the 8" rolls of bags
and cut to...
Posted in thread: Noob needs help on 02-13-2013 at 09:07 AM
If it has been in the primary for 3 weeks and the gravity is stable, I would say that it is ok
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 02-06-2013 at 09:12 PM
On the way to spend a day in Boston with the wife for your anniversary, you drive 45 minutes
out of the way to visit a HBS that you've never been to before and spend 1 hour talking to the
owner of the...
Posted in thread: "upgrading" to star san on 02-06-2013 at 09:38 AM
I've never had a problem with it "ruining" counter tops. StarSan is great....Get a new 5 gallon
bucket (Homedepot, Lowes) 5 gallons of Distilled water and 1oz of StarSan...it will keep for
about 6 mon...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on 02-05-2013 at 09:28 PM
How long where they in Primary/Secondary? I just let mine stay in Primary until it's done (3
weeks or so)
Posted in thread: Please help my stupidity on 02-05-2013 at 09:02 PM
1. Yes, until it is finishes carbing to the level that you want it to. Then, as long as your
keg doesn't leak, you are fine.....I do it all the time.2. Depends on the style or what you
want to do. See...
Posted in thread: What's the best way to dry hop??? on 02-04-2013 at 08:39 PM
I dry hop in kegs and wrap the hops in cheesecloth, works great, easy to remove. Hell
sometimes, I'll just leave the hops in the keg and force carb it with the hops still in it.
Some people say not to...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-04-2013 at 08:26 PM