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Posted in thread: Help me make something on 11-02-2012 at 11:20 PM
+ 1 - just brew what you have. Forget the pumpkin
Posted in thread: Question on Hop Tea Techniques? on 10-23-2012 at 09:47 PM
I'm planning to try the hop tea method myself. Going to use a french press, which I figure
would be perfect for this method. My question; would it be possible to use the priming sugar
water to make th...
Posted in thread: Simple Control Panel wiring help on 10-18-2012 at 06:36 PM
Without looking at it with you or having a diagram it's pretty hard to make meaningful
suggestions. If I understand what you're saying; you want to activate the control box with a
switch (leaving it p...
Posted in thread: spring water for brewing on 10-15-2012 at 06:12 PM
yes, bottled spring water is great for brewing. I also use distilled water for brewing with
good results but I believe that makes the water softer and not suitable for some beers?
Posted in thread: My first brew plan on 10-12-2012 at 09:38 PM
I would recommend getting and sanitizing a blow off tube vs. the airlock. put the tube in the
fermenter and place the other end in a small bucket with sanitize water. This should fit the
same 1.25" ho...
Posted in thread: First brew. Got everything? on 10-10-2012 at 11:52 PM
If you plan to steep grains or your hops - get some steeping nylon bags. If not - you might
beneifit from a strainer. If you plan to primary in the bottles, you'll want a food grade
funnel. This stuff...
Posted in thread: fermentation foam on 10-10-2012 at 10:55 PM
Is the temp pretty low?
Posted in thread: Simple IPA suggestions with Columbus, Cascade and Centennial on 10-10-2012 at 10:37 PM
I'm sure it's been mentioned somewhere before but you can refer to usahops.org for a
description and suggestion where to use which hops. Columbus is definitely a good bitter hop
Posted in thread: Water Filtration on 10-10-2012 at 08:36 PM
I have family in LA so I know what you're talking about. If I remember, it's a dirty metalic
taste. Here in Bend I have a lot of chlorine in the water. You can boil off the chlorine but
for LA water, ...
Posted in thread: Imperial White IPA on 10-09-2012 at 07:24 PM
Sounds great. I just brewed a super hoppy batch myself with 10oz total hops - you beat me by 1
oz. I was affraid of off flavors (grassy, etc.) but it really has a great taste and aroma to
it. Really h...