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Posted in thread: Would you make a starter? on 12-31-2012 at 12:40 AM
I would definitely make a starter for the simple reason that it ensures a proper pitching rate.
I don't know that there's many people on this forum that would advise you not to make one.
Posted in thread: Hops in deoderant on 09-12-2012 at 12:26 AM
So, my wife bought my son some natural deodorant. I looked at it and wondered what natural
ingredient they use to combat odor since deodorant is kind of like wearing a fragrance and
fragrances are usu...
Posted in thread: Pitch New Yeast? on 08-15-2012 at 01:46 AM
Good lesson learned though to always have some S-05 on hand. It comes through in a pinch and is
a great yeast in its own right....and you didn't have to learn it the hard way because you will
Posted in thread: A Brutus 10 question for Lonnie Mac on 08-15-2012 at 01:40 AM
Lonnie Mac,I tried to PM you but your inbox was full. I ordered the plans for the Brutus 10
plans from BYO magazine but I hear that a more detailed set exists. Would you please send them
to me? kurtz....
Posted in thread: Poll: What method do you brew with? on 07-29-2012 at 08:48 PM
I like doing all-grain but I do mostly extract due to time constraints. I can make a great beer
with extract though so this isn't always a bad thing.
Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 07-21-2012 at 11:55 PM
Most of their beers are great.
Posted in thread: Your LHBS on 07-17-2012 at 10:38 PM
There are two in my area. One is great with a very helpful and friendly owner. The other is
allright but the owner is a little weird.
Posted in thread: Muntons or Briess? on 07-15-2012 at 01:24 PM
I've used both many times and prefer whichever is less expensive. This is usually Briess, due
to geography I suppose. If I were in the UK, I would use Muntons (or a generic version) as it
Posted in thread: my new England beer haul... on 07-15-2012 at 12:54 PM
Posted in thread: Who carries the best extract kits ? on 07-15-2012 at 12:38 AM
I found a different LHBS but they only offer kits called "True brew kits" With Muttons LME.True
Brew kits are great. I've made a lot of them and find them to be on par with anything at