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  • Posted in thread: Filter through a grain bag on 08-10-2012 at 09:10 PM
    Filtering at that stage can lead to oxygenation, I wouldn't recommend it. Pellet hops will
    generally dissolve then settle to the bottom of the fermenter as sludge, so just siphon the
    beer slowly when ...

  • Posted in thread: Building an all-grain setup, need input on 08-10-2012 at 04:06 PM
    I've got a CFC for chilling, a hydrometer, and a hydraulic crane for lifting, so it looks like
    with that setup, a spare thermometer, and a grain mill I'll be good to go! Thanks for the
    advice, I'll le...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Skeptical Friends! on 08-10-2012 at 02:35 AM
    Just summarize the process to them. Everything you use when brewing is, presumably, sterilized
    using Starsan/iodophor/etc. Plus the wort itself is boiled, which kills any microorganisms
    there. Beer is...

  • Posted in thread: Building an all-grain setup, need input on 08-10-2012 at 01:58 AM
    I currently have a setup for doing 10 gallon extract batches, which I have been splitting with
    a friend. For my birthday this year, my dad is giving me the money to upgrade to all grain.
    Since I am us...

  • Posted in thread: What to do with figs on 08-06-2012 at 06:31 PM
    Wow, that's exactly what I was looking for! Thanks! I'll have to give it a shot.

  • Posted in thread: Is this bad/infected? on 07-27-2012 at 06:11 PM
    Not to mention it's an IPA. Even with the extract kits, there is sometimes some hop particulate
    that makes its way into the cans. You may be seeing bits of that floating on top, too.

  • Posted in thread: What to do with figs on 07-27-2012 at 06:01 PM
    I have a large fig tree in my yard that produces WAY more figs than I have any real use for.
    I've never tried making wine before (although I brew beer fairly often) and I am thinking this
    may be a rea...

  • Posted in thread: Brewer from GA joining the ranks on 07-27-2012 at 05:44 PM
    Hello there! About me:I'm a homebrewer from Georgia. Picked up the habit from some fraternity
    brothers in college. I've been brewing on and off for about 4 years now. Timed my first Mr.
    Beer batch to ...