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  • Posted in thread: Covering up bitterness after fermentation? on 08-04-2015 at 01:31 PM
    The Autumn Amber Ale kit included specialty grains. Steeping these grains over 170, or even
    165 in hard water, will cause astringency from the tannins being extracted. Your second recipe
    does not in...

  • Posted in thread: Free, Safe, Effective Malware removal... on 08-04-2015 at 12:18 PM
    Thought I would see what the free MalwareBytes was about. The software supposedly found 28
    items on my computer. It is not free though. The software would clean one item, but you needed
    to buy it to f...

  • Posted in thread: Not wasting Star-San? on 08-04-2015 at 04:33 AM
    I keep my Starsan solution in one gallon distilled water jugs, and one spray bottle. Easy to
    move around and pour from. Use a funnel to pour back into from sanitizing bucket.

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to oxygenate on 08-04-2015 at 12:18 AM
    What yeast did you use and what is the OG? Dry yeast with a low OG beer may not need aeration.
    You may have had some aeration during transfer to the fermentor.

  • Posted in thread: So, what is your glass of beer of choice? on 08-03-2015 at 05:50 PM
    Absolutely! Also love my Guinness pint glass.294060Looks like the same heavy weight glasses I
    have. Bought mine about 1972-75.

  • Posted in thread: Rehydrated Yeast on 08-03-2015 at 01:37 PM
    What was the temperature of the water you rehydrated with? Any sugar addition to the
    rehydration water? Using RO or distilled water can cause problems with the yeasts cell walls
    because of mineral imb...

  • Posted in thread: So, what is your glass of beer of choice? on 08-03-2015 at 01:30 PM
    My favorite glass is a 22 ounce pilsner. When I pour a pint bottle, with a good head, I want to
    do it in one pour.

  • Posted in thread: Opinions on homebrew competition circuit on 08-02-2015 at 05:38 PM
    Every club in the state should bring in ringers. Could also have an award for which club had
    the most ringers. Probably not in the rules the ringer needs to attend club meetings. Opens the
    competition...

  • Posted in thread: Question regarding Growlers on 08-02-2015 at 12:00 PM
    In some states it isn't legal for home brew to leave the brewers house in the possession of
    some one else.You need to check the laws of your state.

  • Posted in thread: First Time Brewer - Sour Taste on 08-01-2015 at 09:02 PM
    What are you using for cleaning your equipment? What sanitizer are you using? Air locks are
    best when filled with strong alcohol or a sanitizer like Starsan solution.Are you using glass
    carboys or pla...

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