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Posted in thread: Can you cool down the brew pot in the fridge? on 08-03-2015 at 04:00 PM
There are a lot of tutorials on how to build your own using plumbing supplies as well. While it
is a lot of physical effort, you can stir constantly while cooling in the ice bath and this
will make a ...
Posted in thread: Hopefully no home brewers make this mistake... on 08-03-2015 at 03:53 PM
I've no idea as it was a long time ago (before my current brew calc). It'd depend on the type
of hops and the characteristics you want from them eitherway. I'm sure 1oz/gallon will be grand
Posted in thread: Why is my wheat beer clear, on 07-28-2015 at 11:04 AM
I can't say what I would do as it would change brew to brew just to explore the differences
;)Plenty of wheat beers have been made with that kind of schedule so that seems fine. Only
other thing I can...
Posted in thread: Hopefully no home brewers make this mistake... on 07-27-2015 at 05:36 PM
When a similar thing happened to a beer of mine as to the underhopped IPA, I made a hop tea and
added significant dry-hopping. When I opened the first bottle it tasted both sweet and bitter
Posted in thread: Why is my wheat beer clear, on 07-27-2015 at 05:11 PM
What was your mashing plan?I had an raw oat witbier that was crystal clear, as I got stuck at
an undesired protein rest on the way from a beta-glucanase rest to saccharification.
Posted in thread: Dry yeast for belgian blonde on 07-22-2015 at 09:33 PM
With a no-wheat grain bill and T-58 fermented at 22C, I found my Belgian Blonde to taste like
la chouffe after 6 months. If you are aiming for the spicy character of that beer then give
that a go. I u...
Posted in thread: TAP-A-DRAFT: first impression... on 07-16-2015 at 07:45 PM
Cheers for the thought limulus :)According to the manufacturers it is vegetable oil that was
used to ease things together during the initial assembly and is nothing to worry about. They
say it should ...
Posted in thread: TAP-A-DRAFT: first impression... on 07-14-2015 at 12:52 PM
My tap a draft arrived today (UK, so old version). I'm dissapointed in the packaging; single
ply carboard box just big enough to fit the bottles, with CO2 cartidges loosely rolling around
the bottom o...
Posted in thread: Fertilizing differently for different growth on 07-13-2015 at 07:40 PM
Around the time the burrs should be coming in, you can switch to one with higher potassium and
phosphorous in the mix in order to provide nutrients that encourage flowering. You can use
tomato feed fo...
Posted in thread: Growing Hops on an Apartment Balcony on 05-12-2015 at 01:00 AM
If one of them sounds interesting to you, you could go for dwarf varieties that don't require
the same level of growing height. In the second year you would still be winding the twine
around supports ...