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Posted in thread: bugs in my hops, bugs in my brew!! on 09-11-2014 at 04:43 PM
I like that. Pillar pale ale.
Posted in thread: bugs in my hops, bugs in my brew!! on 09-11-2014 at 03:01 PM
So i harvested my Cascade hops a few weekends ago. didn't weight them but got 2- 5gal pails of
them from my second year plant. i laid them out on old window screens for about 5 days to dry
with a fan ...
Posted in thread: CO2 Leak or tank just done? on 06-12-2014 at 12:49 PM
The general rule is 1-2 kegs per lb of CO2, depending on your carb method, purging, etc.
Ideally you'd want to see more like 30 kegs from that 20 lb bottle. Unless you just cranked
down the fridge tem...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 06-08-2014 at 06:32 PM
2 different wheats and a Muskoka Detour.
Posted in thread: How cold to kill yeast? on 06-02-2014 at 01:11 PM
that cold will not kill the yeast, it only slows them down.You would need to add Campden
tablets. i'm not a pro on this so hopefully someone else can chime in with a better answer.
Posted in thread: WLP300 with fermcap on 05-28-2014 at 04:19 PM
i use it in the boil on most beer but never in the fermentation. i have brewed about 30gal with
WLP300 and never needed a blow off tube.
Posted in thread: Cream Ale - Lager, Cold Crash what's the difference on 05-28-2014 at 03:32 PM
did you use an ale yeast or lager yeast?
Posted in thread: Growth factor when doing 2 step starter on 05-26-2014 at 04:25 PM
i use mr. malty for the number of yeast cells and then i use a chart from BillyBrew for the
steps.i have been doing 2- 2L starters to get 300billion cells, atleast according to the chart.
Posted in thread: Top 10 Reasons to Brew Beer on 05-26-2014 at 12:09 PM
most beer in Ontario is going to run your around $40/24 and that is just the regular BMC type.
i can brew 10gal for about 2/3's the price.
Posted in thread: Slowed Growth on 05-26-2014 at 12:04 PM
if you are using fertilizer, try to keep it off the plant best you can. Some fertilizers will
burn you plant so bad you can kill them. i lift the plant greens off the soil and sprinkle