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  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 05-14-2010 at 04:09 AM
    Update time! I got lazy and waited months to actually start using my new equipment. Then I
    brewed, put it in the primary 2 weeks, secondary carboy 2 weeks, then bottle conditioning 2
    weeks. I am now e...

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-06-2009 at 04:30 PM
    Will do. I know they have all their own stuff, and it would be very easy for me to pick up all
    grain ingredients there when I'm ready to make that leap. Thanks guys, I'll let you know how it
    goes!

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-06-2009 at 02:41 PM
    Any ideas on batches? I'm not sure what brands are best since all I've done is mr. beer. I'm
    planning on going to the LHBS tomorrow.

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-05-2009 at 05:43 PM
    Do you prefer to brew from kits or piece together your own stuff?If you like stouts and ambers,
    you would probably like porters and brown ales.I've only brewed from kits, but I'm definitely
    willing to...

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-04-2009 at 07:24 PM
    Oh sweet, I didn't know plastic could be used as a primary (I know it is not good for
    secondary). I'll head over to my LHBS and pick that up with some siphoning equipment and
    hopefully be good to go. ...

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-04-2009 at 06:14 PM
    Yes I do, and I was hoping putting it through a secondary would minimize the amount of sediment
    transfer.If I buy a 7 gallon, do you think I could use the 7 as a primary and the 5 as a
    secondary, and ...

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-04-2009 at 05:36 PM
    You've got most of what you need to get rolling. For 5 gallon batches, you really want a carboy
    closer to 7 gallons. 5 gallons of beer in a 5 gallon carboy is sure to foam over during
    fermentation. So...

  • Posted in thread: Stepping it up on 11-04-2009 at 04:49 PM
    Alright, I'm four batches deep on my mister beer and I'm ready to step it up. I need advice on
    what to get. I have a 3 and 5 gallon carboy, but no siphoning equipment or stoppers. I've got
    brushes for...

  • Posted in thread: Mr. Beer beer on 08-15-2009 at 01:35 AM
    Okay, so I finally got a big ass shipment of supplies. I put a thermometer on my keg and it
    reads 76F. It has been that or higher this week (hottest week in pittsburgh yet, really).
    Should I still tak...

  • Posted in thread: Mr. Beer beer on 08-10-2009 at 03:47 AM
    Alright, I'm getting:German Dopplebock (uses the linebacker)Honey Brown AleOl' St Nick's
    Midnight Ale (uses the english nut-brown which sounded great)I'm also getting the bottling
    spigot, a brew-o-met...

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