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  • Posted in thread: What brewery are you visiting? on 09-30-2016 at 12:33 AM
    Hitting Asheville NC this weekend. Will get to some of the standards...Sierra Nevada, Oskar
    Blues, Green Man, French Broad, wicked weed. Wife is preggo aka the brewery tour driver!

  • Posted in thread: Should I bother with cold crash? on 09-30-2016 at 12:29 AM
    I do a mix of the above. Cold crash all of my beers and add gelatin once it gets cold, then
    rack to keg after 48hrs and put it on gas. Crystal clear beer almost immediately.

  • Posted in thread: Confession Time on 09-28-2016 at 11:27 AM
    Bless me fellow brewers, for I have sinned;I never boil the water I use to re-hydrate dry
    yeast.And my carboy brush is covered with rust....mmmmm iron.

  • Posted in thread: Car boy plug? on 09-27-2016 at 12:43 PM
    It's for secondary fermentation so do I need a air lock or could I just cover it with tin foilI
    would certainly try to use an airlock either way, but definitely so if it's in secondary--
    most/all of t...

  • Posted in thread: Original Gravity on 09-26-2016 at 03:08 PM
    Hard to say what could've caused it based on the info, but I doubt it will be a huge deal. One
    thing I would do (if you don't already) is document and track your OGs over a series of batches
    so you ca...

  • Posted in thread: Brew days wear me out! on 09-24-2016 at 07:59 AM
    Prep ahead of time, clean as you go, and when lifting, use your legs, not your back! Smooth
    sailing on brew days.

  • Posted in thread: Propane Burner for new AG setup on 09-21-2016 at 11:41 AM
    I've been using an SQ-14 for a few years now, boiling 7 or so gallons for 5 gallon batches.
    It's worked out great so far - stable, easy to control flame, and pretty efficient as far as I
    can tell.

  • Posted in thread: Magnum hops too clean for IPAs? on 09-18-2016 at 08:39 PM
    I regularly use magnum for bettering as well. Maybe it's just how I perceive bitterness, but I
    get different types of bitterness depending on what I'm doing. For example, some beers I get an

  • Posted in thread: Moving beer fined with gelatin? on 09-15-2016 at 12:38 AM
    Something to consider...why not just use gelatin prior to kegging? I gelatin all of my beers in
    primary before racking.

  • Posted in thread: Warning signs of homebrew addiction on 09-14-2016 at 10:29 AM
    My wife always points out that I never help her clean, yet on brew day the kitchen is SPOTLESS.