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  • Posted in thread: Concerns about over pitching on 07-08-2014 at 01:32 AM
    Read this, and then don't lose any sleep over it.

  • Posted in thread: Shirron Chiller - Mounting on 07-07-2014 at 01:56 AM
    I don't really have a stand, but I went to Lowes and found a bracket with holes in it, and put
    the chiller on a wooden panel (next to my pump) and then drilled four long screws through the
    bracket int...

  • Posted in thread: Malt for head retention on 07-04-2014 at 08:14 PM
    Wheat malt really helps; I add 4-6 oz to pretty much all my beers.

  • Posted in thread: WLP 565 Saison Experience... Again on 06-30-2014 at 03:35 PM
    Impressive that you got it to finish that fast on the first gen. Although that's the temp
    regime that WL suggests (start @ 90) if you want it to finish in a shorter timeframe. When I
    emailed them, the...

  • Posted in thread: Colorado Beer in Europe on 06-30-2014 at 12:10 AM
    Just a guess, but maybe they're all connected to the same distributor.

  • Posted in thread: BeerBug Review - Early build impressions on 06-26-2014 at 01:02 AM
    They have made some refinements and improvements. I bought one a couple weeks ago and have used
    it once. I like it so far. I like that I can check what's going on with my beer from anywhere.
    I ramped ...

  • Posted in thread: Anchor Brewing Co. Liberty Ale Clone on 06-23-2014 at 04:33 PM
    I could be wrong but I thought Liberty Ale only used 2 Row Malt and Cascade hops.Again, I may
    be wrong on this.Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's a smash recipe. I'd leave out the crystal malt, but
    doubt that...

  • Posted in thread: Don't like avery's beers on 06-19-2014 at 04:16 PM
    I'm not a big fan of avery, either (lord knows, they're popular as hell where I live). I feel
    that the bittering in their ipa's is way too harsh. I can barely taste anything after drinking
    just their ...

  • Posted in thread: Hydrometer vs. Refractomoter on 06-18-2014 at 02:36 AM
    I use a refractometer for everything, and it works great in my hands. I've measured the abv of
    several of my beers by nmr (cuz I can, lol), and have always gotten a value that was very close
    to the re...

  • Posted in thread: Dilemma - What temp is too low to bottle carb? on 06-17-2014 at 02:59 AM
    The bottles have been sitting at 12C so abt 53F. 53 F is way too cold for bottle conditioning,
    especially if you're talking a strong scotch ale. Even if you used lager yeast, I think that's
    too cold. ...