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  • Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 02-02-2017 at 02:00 AM
    This is funny - I had a question about Chocolate nibs and found this pretty good thread. Then I
    see I answered my question 8 years ago LOL

  • Posted in thread: HOPS - need a substitute for Target for bittering on 12-23-2015 at 01:01 AM
    Northern Brewer - did not consider that - good choiceChallenger would be fine too. If all you
    can get is a 5% hop, for the bittering addition, use an ibu calculator online and use more
    until you match...

  • Posted in thread: HOPS - need a substitute for Target for bittering on 12-23-2015 at 12:56 AM
    I'm making my 4th batch of my East India Porter and I use 2oz of Target for bittering. HOWEVER
    - seems my shop has no target and suggested Fuggle or Willamette.HOWEVER - Target has Alpha
    Acids in the ...

  • Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Input - Need More Hop Flavor/Aroma on 12-16-2015 at 07:43 PM
    What kind of water do you have over there - I've found when I want to make a good/great IPA I
    make my own water. Even for extract.I believe water is one of the most important parts in an

  • Posted in thread: Milk stout questions on 12-16-2015 at 07:40 PM
    Remember - when serving make SURE you are serving to people that are NOT lactose intolerant.
    You will only have to learn that problem once.

  • Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 12-16-2015 at 07:36 PM
    Zero importance - GET IN MY BELLY!!

  • Posted in thread: Seeking Advice - Planning For Move Into Kegging on 12-16-2015 at 05:53 PM
    Also a kegger for 2 months after bottling 136 batches. Also emptied my first CO2 overnight wit
    ha bad fit (learned about soapy water for finding leaks) It ROCKS and I think I drink LESS beer
    now becau...

  • Posted in thread: Headache from keg on 12-07-2015 at 12:36 AM
    One impurity that all homebrewers should be aware of is benzene. Benzene is a no-no for
    homebrewers. If the CO2 that you are purchasing has high benzene levels, it will leave you and
    fellow drinkers w...

  • Posted in thread: Headache from keg on 12-07-2015 at 12:34 AM
    The slight difference between industrial-grade CO2 and food-grade CO2 is the type of tests that
    are done to qualify CO2 as beverage or beer gas-grade compared to industrial-grade. Currently,
    the FDA's...

  • Posted in thread: Kgerator Under $400 for Christmas Gift on 12-07-2015 at 12:19 AM
    Depends on how DIY your boyfriend is. I'm horrible so I purchased but you get what you pay for.
    A Walmart of is fine but it will just put off buying an more expensive once you see the draw
    backs. You ...

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