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Posted in thread: Premature termination of a fantastic fermentation on 12-10-2016 at 12:51 AM
Help me talk myself out of dumping this brew down the drain...I brewed Founders Breakfast Stout
extract version (I've done the all grain version with success in the past) and it only
fermented for 4 d...
Posted in thread: Advice for a homebrewer transplanted from L.A. to Winchester on 10-28-2014 at 05:59 PM
SWMBO took a job out here so we landed in Winchester a couple months ago. So far I hate it
here, seriously. But am trying to make an effort to adjust, meet people, try to sort out a few
decent folks o...
Posted in thread: Co2 filled in MA on 10-28-2014 at 05:36 PM
Just moved to "Winchesta" from the west coast. Before I left I kegged my last brew and put it
on gas in the moving truck and drove 3K miles - called it the cost-to-coast IPA. When I pulled
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 02-16-2014 at 07:21 PM
Since you say you swapped the pot, then the only thing left is the voltage regulator. Have you
tested the output with a meter?My first thought would have been the pot. Either it is bad and
going from ...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout clone (2011 HBT Competition Category 21 winner) on 02-13-2014 at 10:36 PM
You could also add cocoa nibs in secondary too.Well I did add the nibs from flamout until
racking to primary as called for in the recipe. I have been munching on them here and there and
nibs are prett...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout clone (2011 HBT Competition Category 21 winner) on 02-13-2014 at 07:00 PM
I brewed this yesterday and everything went fine with one exception. I added a 2oz bittersweet
chocolate bar and stirred at flameout thinking the heat and stirring would've dissolved it, but
to my dis...
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 02-12-2014 at 05:11 PM
This is a fool proof wiring diagram. All parts is obtainable from your local Radio Shack. will
allow for perfect speed control. Using just a potentiometer will work at first but wont last
and last. Y...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown AG on 02-11-2014 at 06:44 AM
Hi guys, trying to figure out which style this beer more closely aligns with: Northern English
Brown Ale or American Brown Ale. Based on the OG I am leaning more towards American but in
other ways it ...
Posted in thread: Is my 5 month old WLP001 vial still viable? on 02-05-2014 at 11:14 PM
If theres yeast activity then it obviously doesnt have 0% viability. Sounds like its working
fine with your starters. Keep doing what you're doing.Do you think another 1.6L step-up will
bring me to th...
Posted in thread: Is my 5 month old WLP001 vial still viable? on 02-05-2014 at 11:09 PM
Hi HBT,I bought a vial of WLP001 Cal Ale yeast last fall and have kept it in the dark fridge
ever since. I think it's "best before date" is Jan 02, 2014, making the production date Sept
02, 2013. I am...