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  • Posted in thread: Importance of a "rolling boil"? on 08-21-2014 at 07:10 PM
    First, about the boil: its very important to keep a rolling boil so volatiles in the wort can
    be driven off. The one I'm familiar with is SMM, the DMS precursor. I'll let you Google that
    one if you're...

  • Posted in thread: Blackberry wine - correcting high OG on 08-14-2014 at 06:36 PM
    Ugh, post from my phone didn't go through. If it ever shows up I apologize in advance for
    doubling up.Yes, 1.180 isn't on my hydrometer either, it only goes to 1.160. When I said off
    the charts I real...

  • Posted in thread: Blackberry wine - correcting high OG on 08-13-2014 at 06:09 PM
    I started a batch of blackberry wine using Jack Keller's heavy bodied blackberry wine recipe.
    Unfortunately I scaled up the recipe to 5gal and blindly dumped in ingredients (including
    yeast) before te...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning - fact check on 08-10-2014 at 04:20 PM
    Cool, thanks for the feedback.After going back to the priming section I see what you mean. I
    ended up changing it to "simple sugars" since I wanted to refer to the general principle as
    priming sugar c...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning - fact check on 08-08-2014 at 02:11 PM
    Hi guys. I recently put together an article on bottle conditioned beer for my homebrew blog
    aimed to teach craft beer drinkers what bottle conditioned means, why it's different from
    filtered/force car...

  • Posted in thread: Ultra Barrier Silver Beer Hose Giveaway from! on 07-17-2014 at 09:14 PM
    I'm in

  • Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-14-2014 at 04:23 PM
    I'm in

  • Posted in thread: Oaked Arrogant Bastard on 06-20-2014 at 09:45 PM
    No problem, happy to shamlessly plug my own blog. :) Thanks for the recipe.The one fault he
    found was in the nose and there I will disagree with him, its just a matter of taste but I find
    the nose ver...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Carboy/Keg Cleaner on 06-20-2014 at 09:32 PM
    Also, do you guys pump star san with this? I did and it foamed up so much it made it hard to
    pump.In case someone else stumbles across this thread like I did, there are low-foam, no-rinse
    sanitizers l...

  • Posted in thread: Mill Creek WA checking in on 06-18-2014 at 07:16 AM
    Welcome from Bothell (and also cap hill)! I hope the first batch turns out well.