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Posted in thread: Golden Milk Stout on 10-22-2013 at 05:22 AM
Blonde Stout... Black IPA... The brewing world is going crazy I tell you! I've not heard of a
Blonde Stout in ever... but I imagine that if it has any coffee flavor, it would be derived
from coffee ex...
Posted in thread: Issues with fruit beer, cherry wheat, secondary not fermenting after adding cherries on 02-12-2011 at 01:06 PM
-do I need to worry about not having a second fermentation?No. The fermentation of your beer
(ales anyway) is usually complete in approx 2-3; the only time a second fermentation is
required is when yo...
Posted in thread: Best combos on 02-11-2011 at 01:02 PM
I just got my second keg not too long ago and I struggled with this initially, but I settled on
just having two distinct beers on once.Right now I have a home brewed blonde ale and a local
brew pub's ...
Posted in thread: Splatter screen to filter hops from boil? on 02-01-2011 at 12:36 AM
I tried a splatter screen once and I don't recommend it. When I dumped the cooled wort into the
carboy (splatter screen over a funnel) the screen clogged as soon as I got to the hops, and
since I wasn...
Posted in thread: You can lead a horse to water... on 02-01-2011 at 12:19 AM
I guess this kinda got out of control by my rambling... I really just thought it was funny that
someone (that is well known in my small circle to be a "know it all") asked if an IPA was
supposed to by...
Posted in thread: You can lead a horse to water... on 01-30-2011 at 03:19 PM
So, I'm sitting at the bar in the Frankemuth Brewery yesterday and I get a text from my wife's
cousin: "Is bell's two hearted ale supposed to be this hoppy and bitter or is this stuff just
past its sh...
Posted in thread: keg and beer line santizing a week early on 01-25-2011 at 11:25 PM
I've got a keg in the basement that I sanitized w/ Star San on the 21st (sanitized, dumped the
solution and then sealed it w/ 5lbs of gas) and I got it filled at a local brew pub on the 28th
and the b...
Posted in thread: Bottle sanitation question on 01-25-2011 at 03:52 AM
soo ive got one more noob question.. what in the world does RDWHAHB mean?RDWHAHB = Relax, Don't
Worry, Have a Home Brew! The mantra of many home brewers. I for one think worrying imparts off
Posted in thread: Bottle sanitation question on 01-25-2011 at 03:49 AM
You gave the bottles a nice soak in Iodophor, so assuming it was used at the recommended
concentration and the bottles were not soiled, I think you'll be OK. If I remember correctly, a
60 second conta...
Posted in thread: Trub in Fermenter on 01-23-2011 at 07:14 PM
I've had success in just dumping everything from my boil kettle right into the carboy, save for
the real dense hop sludge. I used to use a colander, but that just got clogged too quickly, so
when I pu...