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Posted in thread: Bottling from a Keg on 06-24-2010 at 04:35 PM
I recently discovered the convenience of bottling in 1 and 2L soda bottles. It's great to be
able to put some kegged beer into a soda bottle and bring it to a party (or wherever it is that
I am going ...
Posted in thread: Im getting fat. lol on 05-31-2010 at 09:51 PM
The lack of cardio will eventually cause a significant lowering of your metabolism; and it's
not good for your heart. Good point, but not always true. Actually, you'd be amazed how fast
your heart rat...
Posted in thread: Im getting fat. lol on 05-28-2010 at 08:25 PM
I usually have a few beers every night and have managed to stay right around 140lbs, 12% body
fat. I think that the two things that keep my gut in check are 1) living in a city where I
DON'T have a ca...
Posted in thread: Boiling on gas vs electric stove on 04-07-2010 at 03:01 PM
I've been brewing forever using gas stoves because that's always been available to me. It looks
like I might have to more to a place that only has an electric stove. I'm an extract brewer,
Posted in thread: would it work? bottle to keg on 02-25-2010 at 06:04 PM
I can't believe I never thought about adding some carb drops. That sounds like a fun experiment
Posted in thread: would it work? bottle to keg on 02-24-2010 at 05:51 PM
Wondering if anybody has tried this: I have a batch of already bottled homebrew that never got
the level of carbonation I was looking for. Would it ruin the beer to pour all the bottles into
a keg and...
Posted in thread: Hop Sock impact? on 08-07-2009 at 04:44 PM
This was an interesting observation to have made in the first place. Without really thinking
about it I would have only thought that a hop sack would result in less hop sludge in the wort
Posted in thread: Calculating amount of steeping grains on 08-07-2009 at 03:07 PM
A lot of the recipes I've been looking at only call for steeping small quantities of grain...
I'm talking about something in the range of 5 to 20oz total. I usually adjust recipes from
books before br...
Posted in thread: Using Beersmith to adjust Clonebrew recipes on 07-28-2009 at 12:11 PM
Beersmith is pretty accurate, but if you are making beer that you like, the numbers don't
really matter. You can adjust the steeping time, late extract addition, and hop AA% stats to
match up with you...
Posted in thread: Using Beersmith to adjust Clonebrew recipes on 07-27-2009 at 07:04 PM
I've started putting my favorite Clonebrew recipes into Beersmith to see how the stats differ
between the book and the program. Gravity estimates seem to be about the same, but I find that
SRM and IBU...