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  • Jackson County, Iowa
  • Brewing,BBQing,astronomy
  • Mark
  • American Rye
  • Hefeweisen, IPA, High Plains Pale Ale, Roggenbier
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  • Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-22-2014 at 10:48 PM
    Sure.....I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Olde English Oatmeal Stout on 08-22-2014 at 10:38 AM
    A big "thank you" to Yooper for her oatmeal stout recipe, for which served as a base recipe to
    start from. After a few brews, adjustments, a few more brews and more adjustments.....I feel
    it's PERFECT...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing as a way to save money on 08-04-2014 at 10:17 AM
    Other replies have nailed it already. Buying bulk grains and hops and washing your yeast. I
    also FREEZE my yeast in little 1 or 2 oz. vials. There is a thread on yeast freezing in this

  • Posted in thread: Grain mill for all grain on 07-19-2014 at 10:33 AM
    Woa, woa , woa! Guys...that thing is for "grinding" grain into really don't want
    to use that thing! Sure, it's adjustable. BUT, your going to end up with more flour material
    than you real...

  • Posted in thread: Slight sulfur smell from Hefeweizen on 07-18-2014 at 10:44 AM
    Mine had a slight sulfur smell as well. I would give it one more week for the yeast to eat up
    some of the esters before you bottle or keg. Then everything should be good.

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin. What's the best way to use it? on 07-14-2014 at 11:58 PM
    There was quite a comprehensive thread on gelatine which, if I remember correctly, some people
    were in the same boat as you and got ok success anyway. In short, YMMV. There's going to be no

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin. What's the best way to use it? on 07-13-2014 at 12:22 PM
    Okay...but I don't have a spare fridge to cold crash...or lager. Situation.....I made an IPA
    with pilsen malt and used "European Ale..White Labs WLP011" . While is said to have "medium

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin. What's the best way to use it? on 07-13-2014 at 12:52 AM
    I am planning on using it this week....have not used it before. Since I bottle my beers, whats
    the best way to go about using it?

  • Posted in thread: Anyone have experience with Jarrylo hops? on 07-11-2014 at 09:03 PM
    Got some in the freezer, and haven't used any yet. Was wondering if anyone had experience with
    them before I jump into doing an IPA.

  • Posted in thread: Marris Otter vs Weyermann BOHEMIAN FLOOR PILSNER on 07-11-2014 at 10:20 AM
    I have not worked with the pilsen malt....but I can assure you they are not the same. For
    starters, it's recommended to do a 90 minute boil with pilsen malts due to the DMS in it.
    Pilsen malt is toast...