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Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-09-2014 at 12:30 PM
Posted in thread: Ward labs report in- help? on 04-24-2014 at 02:50 PM
All good advice above but I guess I will play devil's advocate here.... Keep in mind that a lot
of beer styles have characteristics that were, in part, due to the water characteristics in the
Posted in thread: National Homebrew Day at Old Bust Head Brewing on 04-10-2014 at 02:21 PM
Saturday, May 3, 20148:00 AM to 2:00 PMOld Bust Head Brewing Company is celebrating our first
National Homebrew Day by hosting a brew event at our brewery in Vint Hill, VA on Saturday, May
Posted in thread: noob question on 04-08-2014 at 12:09 AM
Agreed, just throw the two packs in and call it a day.Here is a good blog post on yeast
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 09-07-2013 at 12:22 PM
You have to drink those at sub-freezing temperatures. Were the mountains blue on the bottle?
Posted in thread: WLP001 Starter - Egg Smell on 05-13-2013 at 03:10 PM
I have a starter of WLP099 going now and it smells like eggs. It looks fine and I plan to pitch
Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 04-30-2013 at 10:47 PM
Sometimes when I dry hop in the keg using pellets, it makes the beer a bit more cloudy. I
imagine if you rack the beer over the dry hops, it might reduce the cloudiness since it would
be stirring up t...
Posted in thread: Some iodophor solution left in fermenter: bad? on 02-18-2013 at 01:14 PM
I am sure someone out there might have a palate refined enough to detect 2oz of diluted
iodophor in what I assume is a 5 gallon batch. But for the rest of us common folk, it really
won't matter. I wou...
Posted in thread: Some iodophor solution left in fermenter: bad? on 02-17-2013 at 05:46 PM
It will be fine. Iodophor, once diluted to the proper ratio, is a non-rinse sanitizer. Some
people do rinse but I don't bother.
Posted in thread: Just relocated to a dry country on 02-17-2013 at 05:39 PM
Preservative free apple juice is ideal but any juice will work. It can be as simple as
sprinkling some bread yeast in a gallon of apple juice and let it ferment at room temp for at
least a week. Make ...