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Posted in thread: Another US-05 experiment... temperature fluctuations on 04-17-2013 at 02:55 PM
Good timing! I'm brewing an IPA with US-05 this weekend! Thanks!
Posted in thread: Sweet stout recipe on 09-10-2012 at 01:23 AM
My next brew will be a sweet stout which I plan on ratcheting up with some cocoa powder and
cherry extract/purée. I'm looking for some feedback on the base recipe. I want a nice creamy
stout but somet...
Posted in thread: Quick way to de-labelize used bottles? on 09-08-2012 at 10:30 PM
Oxyclean for sure and keep track of which labels come off easily and which are a PITA. I've
found that nothing beats Weyerbacher labels. Those things float right off! Bonus: the beer
inside is very ta...
Posted in thread: Beer Labelizer - Label Generator on 12-03-2011 at 10:50 PM
Is it possible to resize one's uploaded image?
Posted in thread: Best Friend Holiday Ale on 11-10-2011 at 12:21 AM
I'm pretty sure hops are toxic to some dogs so I wouldn't make a habit of this
Posted in thread: Settled yeast in starter is chunky on 10-18-2011 at 03:39 PM
I mixed up a 2000mL starter that bubbled away for 2 days before I put it in the fridge
overnight to settle out. I brought it up to room temp on brew day and poured off all but a few
ounces of liquid. ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter or no? on 10-14-2011 at 07:56 PM
Refrigerate overnight and then pour off all the liquid except for the bottom inch or so. Swirl
vigorously until the liquid is cloudy. Tilt the jar and see if anything is still stuck to the
Posted in thread: Steeping Specialty Grains Question on 10-14-2011 at 07:49 PM
Yeah, you don't want to waste that but I don't think you want to squeeze every last drop out
either. I just lift the bag out and let drip until it is almost done. If it's too heavy, maybe
Posted in thread: 1st Mini-Mash this weekend on 10-12-2011 at 06:44 PM
I'm brewing a stout this weekend with about 1/2 lb each of flaked oats and flaked barley, among
other things. I've come to realize that the oats and barley are ideally to be mashed instead of
Posted in thread: Would you use these hops? (picture attached) on 09-30-2011 at 02:10 AM
The last few weeks sort of got away from me and I think I waited too long to harvest some of my
hops. Do these still look usable?