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  • Posted in thread: Can you patent a beer recipe? on 09-21-2014 at 11:30 PM
    Well, just to put this out there- if a brewer tastes your beer, and loves it, he can just back
    to his brewhouse and duplicate it. It's pretty easy to do, even if the ingredients aren't
    exactly the sam...

  • Posted in thread: Can you patent a beer recipe? on 09-21-2014 at 11:15 PM
    I'm raising this thread from the dead to ask an add-on question. Let's say as a homebrewer I
    come up with a great recipe and the head brewer for a commercial brewery tastes my beer and
    wants to buy my...

  • Posted in thread: Sam Adams Boston Lager clone on 04-19-2014 at 09:22 PM
    Looks really tasty, how does the malt profile compare to the original? Did you come up with
    this recipe yourself?

  • Posted in thread: GFCI Protection 240V 3 Wire? on 04-12-2014 at 09:33 PM
    Clothes dryers are 120V/240V devices. Power supplied to them using a 3 wire power feed are
    wired as hot, hot and neutral. The wire used at that time appear as you describe but it is
    actually "two hots...

  • Posted in thread: Why don't yeast companies just sell liquid yeast packages with higher cell counts? on 02-16-2014 at 08:16 PM
    Seems to me the majority of beers need a yeast starter. Wouldn't this avoid having to make as
    many starters? Maybe they're trying to keep costs down, but I'd be willing to pay more to not
    have to make...

  • Posted in thread: 90 min boil with a 60 min hop schedule? on 08-17-2013 at 01:28 AM

  • Posted in thread: Kegging uncarbonated bottled beer on 08-16-2013 at 07:40 PM
    Many consider 3 weeks at 70 degrees to be the minimum amount of time for bottle conditioning.
    Take them out of the fridge for a couple more weeks and if that doesn't work, keg carefully. In
    the future...

  • Posted in thread: My first Wheat Beer on 08-08-2013 at 05:23 PM
    Unfortunately fermenting a lager at 75-80F will probably effect the flavor negatively.... Also
    lagers tend to be 'lagered' for a couple months before consuming. On another note: beautiful

  • Posted in thread: fementing temps on 08-06-2013 at 12:06 AM
    The intensity of hangovers are usually blamed on fusel alcohols which tend to be excessive when
    fermenting too warm.Good to know - thank you.

  • Posted in thread: fementing temps on 08-05-2013 at 11:54 PM
    I've never heard of fermentation temps causing hangovers - but I'm not an expert. Temp control
    is normally used to prevent off favors.Proper fermentation temp varies from yeast to yeast but
    yes, 16-20...


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