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Posted in thread: Adventures in new fatherhood on 05-19-2015 at 03:44 PM
my brother-in-law makes a pretty mean hummus - at home, from scratch. I think I have the base
recipe around someplace. The good thing about hummus is that you can put whatever you want in
and it'll be...
Posted in thread: It's a homebrew thing... you wouldn't understand. on 05-14-2015 at 02:35 PM
You have to explain weird assortments of parts at the hardware store.You have to ask if a
fitting is really stainless or just chrome plated.You have to explain why you don't have any
more space in you...
Posted in thread: How/when to carb this beer. on 05-09-2015 at 10:23 PM
I would leave in primary the whole fermentation. With that time, you have plenty of time for
they to ferment all the way - you're at 2 weeks already. I would leave it in for another week,
Posted in thread: All grain set up, need Help! on 05-09-2015 at 05:42 PM
IN general, it appears you're pretty close. The big thing, besides plumbing the structure for
water / wort transfer, is that you need a mash tun of some sort. You appear to have 2 kettles,
I presume o...
Posted in thread: Dogs and fresh hops on 04-30-2015 at 08:12 PM
I'm presuming that there is no difference between fresh hops and spent ones (post brewing) I
heard this several years ago how dangerous they are to dogs (and I didn't read anything about
some breeds b...
Posted in thread: All-in-ones - the future of homebrewing? on 04-28-2015 at 02:41 PM
To me, those all in ones are like buying a finished build pc. You can buy parts and piece it
together cheaper for at least as much performance... or if you are looking for no hassle then
you spend the...
Posted in thread: what's with commercial IPAs? on 04-28-2015 at 02:22 PM
Yep, seems like the craft beer buying public is all about the hops ('bout the hops, no
sweetness [sorry...]) All they want is a super simple base grist and pounds and pounds of hops
stuffed in there (...
Posted in thread: How long did it take you to go all-grain? on 04-22-2015 at 10:38 PM
Did maybe a dozen or 15 batches before I went full scale AG. Did a couple on 1 gallon batches,
starting at maybe 10 or so in. Part of rasoning is that I started brewing in a tiny apartment,
and when I...
Posted in thread: To tinker or not to tinker on 04-15-2015 at 04:46 PM
Personally, I would say, that if you are not planning on dry-hopping, to not transfer to
secondary. Really you don't gain anything by doing this, and you increase the risk of oxidation
and infection. ...
Posted in thread: how long is too long in primary on 04-15-2015 at 03:57 PM
Timewise wion't be a problem. The only detail is to watch, if you are using an airlock, and
make sure it doesn't dry out.Personally, I would change that out to a solid bung one I was sure