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Posted in thread: do i need to worry on 06-26-2010 at 03:54 PM
I'm doing my 3rd batch tonight, so I have no wealth of experience to draw on,but .... I can
tell you that beer can be very forgiving. Good luck - let us know how it goes.
Posted in thread: How close to plant? on 04-11-2010 at 10:21 PM
Great info - thanks ...... a lot more to this than just sticking them in the dirt and hoping
for the best.
Posted in thread: Bottling / Sanitation Question on 04-11-2010 at 10:12 PM
Ok, once you've cleaned your bottles (in my case, Oxiclean with a good hot rinse) and bottling
times comes - what / how is the best way to do the actual sanitizing? I've got some "no rinse"
Posted in thread: How close to plant? on 04-04-2010 at 09:23 PM
Thanks for the info ...
Posted in thread: How close to plant? on 04-03-2010 at 05:03 PM
If you were trying 2 or 3 different varieties of hops, how close can they be planted to each
other and still avoid "cross pollinating" each other? Or is that even a risk?
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 03-22-2010 at 09:42 PM
Thanks for the help, guys. I brewed last night and pitched that yeast starter you all advised
me on. There was activity this morning and when I got home a little while ago, it's bubbling
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 03-20-2010 at 03:30 PM
Good deal - shaking it a bit every 2-3 hours as previously instructed. I'm pretty excited about
this next batch. IPAs are my favorite and this will be my first one. Eventually want to do one
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 03-20-2010 at 02:06 PM
How long will this typically take? I've got a bit of foam, but nothing too substantial .....
It's probably been about 16 hours now. Just not sure what I'm looking for. I ended up with a
wide bodied ja...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 03-19-2010 at 09:49 PM
So my wife comes home and says "Hey, is that a vial in your pocket or are you just glad to see
me?" ....... ok, that was lameanyway, I think this may work out ok. starter wort has cooled,
yeast has wa...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 03-19-2010 at 09:36 PM
Good call .... I'll do that. I hate to spazz over every little thing....especially when just a
little bit more careful reading would have prevented this. I just hate to screw this up. I sure