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Posted in thread: Shameless Plug for Son's New Brewery on 08-26-2013 at 06:16 PM
in before the lock....As an aside, their KS page is long on bomb clearing, short on brewing. Is
the idea that I'd give money because they were in the military?You're probably right that the
Posted in thread: Shameless Plug for Son's New Brewery on 08-26-2013 at 05:15 PM
My son is recently out of the army where he was a bomb squad guy disarming bombs at home and
away. He and a couple of bomb squad friends are starting a nano brewery in Hayden Idaho. He's
got an intere...
Posted in thread: Thanks to All - 100th Batch Tonight on 04-12-2012 at 09:09 PM
Is it going to be 10% abv and 10 oz of centennials?I like the way you think but it should come
in around 7% ABV and will have about 6 ounces of hops. I can't believe I didn't think of
Posted in thread: Thanks to All - 100th Batch Tonight on 04-12-2012 at 08:42 PM
We started brewing nearly three years ago and HBT was the source of much of my research and
learning. Thanks to all of you for the advice, the recipes, and encouragement. Tonight we brew
our 100th bat...
Posted in thread: How do you ensure a keg is sealed? on 01-10-2012 at 05:58 PM
I'm not really sure how you would go about getting a good seal if you're naturally carbonating
in a keg. I force carb after kegging and will hit the keg with about 30psi to get the lid to
seal tight. ...
Posted in thread: brew-divorce on 08-29-2011 at 05:57 PM
Give him nothing now except maybe some beer. Same goes for anyone else who drops out. If the
day comes that the equipment is ever sold, then everyone gets a percentage of the proceeds.
Otherwise, I wo...
Posted in thread: New yeast and hops - should I take these out of the trunk? on 08-24-2011 at 06:20 PM
Problem is I'm going sailing tonight. Going to be a tricky evening taking care of my babies -
all 100 billion of them apparently.Going sailing makes it easy. The first beer out of the
cooler makes roo...
Posted in thread: wyeast 1968 in an APA? on 08-11-2011 at 06:25 PM
We have probably brewed 50+ pale ales and ipa's with 1968. So to reiterate the above
suggestions.- pitch plenty of healthy yeast- ferment low to prevent unwanted esters (I like
65)- gradually ramp up ...
Posted in thread: Whole Hops on 08-09-2011 at 05:58 PM
Crash cooling your beer for 2 or 3 days down to around 32-35 degrees will do wonders to settle
the hops to the bottom of the fermenter, making it relatively easy to siphon from above the
Posted in thread: Opinions on Grain Mills? on 06-30-2011 at 05:49 PM
Also pleased with our Barley Crusher. It's probably seen 1,000 pounds of grain and no problems
yet. We use an 18V Dewalt drill but always on low speed.