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Posted in thread: How many times can I use a glass carboy? on 01-21-2013 at 02:54 PM
Yeah, you can be as careful as you want with the handling, but if your putting hot wort into a
regular glass carboy you're just taking your chances. At some point it will break and you'll
lose your da...
Posted in thread: what grinder my gears... on 03-19-2012 at 04:37 PM
The rule of thumb is always if you give your beer to the host or put it in their fridge it's
the host's decision on what to do with it, if you keep it in your own cooler than it's your
Posted in thread: Best iPhone App for Homebrewing on 03-08-2012 at 03:57 PM
I'd used BrewMath for that with a 5 gallon cooler sparge and it worked well. I do BIAB
exclusively now though, so I don't use that part anymore.
Posted in thread: Style Q: is this a braggot or specialty beer? on 03-08-2012 at 03:55 PM
It depends on if it has honey character or not. If it has a noticeable honey character, than
Braggot, otherwise probably specialty beer. It really depends on if you boiled the honey or
Posted in thread: Dishwasher to clean bottles on 03-05-2012 at 03:41 AM
I always rinse right away, vigorously clean, then throw bottles in the dishwasher with the
normal load before storing. When I'm ready to bottle I run my entire batch through the
dishwasher with no det...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite brewing podcast? on 02-17-2012 at 04:06 PM
I know what you mean, I've tried listening to the BN Sunday Session, but it's just too Juvenile
to finish an episode. By the last hour it's just ridiculous and off the deep end.The Jamil show
Posted in thread: Taking Homebrew on Vacation! on 02-15-2012 at 07:39 PM
Vacation is one time I always make sure to hit up the local liquor store for beers I can't get
locally.However, if you can manage to get the root beer smell out, Dad's Root beer makes
perfect brown 1L...
Posted in thread: Does anyone know what this is? on 02-14-2012 at 07:51 PM
Make certain the cold plate is there, it's probably the most usable part since you can make a
jockey box with it. I don't think you'd want to use those faucets with beer.
Posted in thread: What style of beer is this? on 01-23-2012 at 09:58 PM
Nope, it's a Fruit beer, seems pretty cut and dried. Many cops have rules against entering the
same beer in different categories unless there's some change made, like a split fermentation,
Posted in thread: Help with competition style for "hoptober" like beer on 01-03-2012 at 04:03 PM
The recipe might help a bit to get an idea of the characteristics since we can't taste the
beer. Things like breadiness, hop variety, carmel/toffee, and esters all enter into the
equation too, perhaps...