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Posted in thread: Fermentation Cooler - Recommendations on 04-04-2013 at 04:51 PM
Welcome to "Hell"I have been using a chest freezer in my apartment but if I had a house would I
have purchased a refrigerator. Bending over to place a 6.5 gallon carboy full of beer into the
Posted in thread: Fermentation Cooler - Recommendations on 04-03-2013 at 07:33 PM
I'm a new brewer who just relocated from a nice, cool environment in CA, where I didn't need a
cooler all year, to Phoenix, AZ. So yes, it's going to get VERY hot pretty soon here. I'll be
brewing in ...
Posted in thread: Commercial Kombucha - Is Tea Trademarked? on 09-28-2012 at 12:52 AM
Well if you're planning to sell any type of homebrew even kombucha you're going to need to
consult a lawyer anyway. My guess is the big names like Lipton are not going to like their name
Posted in thread: Commercial Kombucha - Is Tea Trademarked? on 09-23-2012 at 02:23 AM
I'm not a legal expert, but my guess is that as long as you're not using the name, it's just
another ingredient in your product. "CherCher's Kombucha" vs "CherCher's Lipton Tea
Kombucha."Yeah, that's ...
Posted in thread: Commercial Kombucha - Is Tea Trademarked? on 09-20-2012 at 05:18 PM
I'm sure I'm getting way too technical or paranoid here, but I can't seem to find one single
mention of this anywhere online, and I've looked pretty hard.I really don't know if I'll ever
Posted in thread: Too much trub to take O.G. reading?? on 04-16-2012 at 02:01 AM
Awesome, super glad I posted this one - lots of great stuff. Thanks for all the help!!
Posted in thread: Too much trub to take O.G. reading?? on 04-15-2012 at 04:59 PM
After cooling the kettle to 70 degrees you pour it into your fermenting bucket then add cold
tap water to top it off to 5gallons. After you stir till well mixed. Get a reading then taste
Posted in thread: Too much trub to take O.G. reading?? on 04-15-2012 at 04:55 PM
So what would you say I did wrong here? I saw a couple comments about mixing the wort. I'm not
aware of any step I left out other than maybe doing the whirlpool before transferring to
primary to avoid...
Posted in thread: Too much trub to take O.G. reading?? on 04-15-2012 at 04:30 PM
Mix what, the wort in the kettle, the bucket, or the sample cylinder? I did taste it, it tasted
fine, but I was of course getting lots of hop particles in my mouth, which wasn't super
Posted in thread: Too much trub to take O.G. reading?? on 04-15-2012 at 04:04 PM
So I'm still a newbie, and just brewed up my third batch yesterday. For now I'm trying to do
something different each time (that is, that involves at least a couple new processes).My first
was a super...