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Posted in thread: Moonshine malt extract? on 05-15-2013 at 06:24 PM
I'd prefer companies kept the word "moonshine" away from anything to do with homebrew. There
are enough people who think what we do is illegal, I'd rather not blur the line.
Posted in thread: Beer Shipping Question on 05-14-2013 at 06:33 PM
They have to be plain 12oz glass bottles too. No logos,graphics,etc can be cast into the glass
either.Anyone else find it ironic that you can't use Sam Adams bottles in their competition?
Posted in thread: Leftovers from yesterdays brew session on 05-12-2013 at 04:09 PM
Open hops in a ziplock into the freezer will keep just fine. I would just wait until you have a
chance to get yeast. In a week or two you will notice no degradation.
Posted in thread: Tall Boy Kettle on 05-11-2013 at 05:31 PM
7 gallons? I collect 6 and boil down to just over 5 in 1 hour.Depends on your system. Less than
1 gal boil off in an hour is pretty low. Also, hoppier beers tend to lose more wort to hop
Posted in thread: Tall Boy Kettle on 05-11-2013 at 03:17 PM
For less than $20 more I would go with the 10 gallon. To account for boil off and trub losses
you generally collect 7 or more gallons for the boil. That doesn't leave much head room for
Posted in thread: Second fermentation Experiment! on 05-10-2013 at 06:27 PM
If you bottle, which you mentioned you are going to moving to a seconday is a good way to try
and get less sludge in your bottles...Racking carefully to your bottling bucket ensures no trub
ends up in...
Posted in thread: Best So Cal craft brews on 05-09-2013 at 06:31 PM
You have to hit the Brewhouse it's in Santa Barbara, near the beach 3 blocks or so inland, Good
food and great beer, it's off the beaten path in a semi residential area near State St, they
were on the...
Posted in thread: Experimental Brewing Forum on 05-07-2013 at 06:23 PM
Sounds like a really cool project, can't wait to give that a read.
Posted in thread: Looking for Westvleteren 12 on 05-07-2013 at 06:21 PM
Just report it as spam. The mods do a pretty good job of cleaning this stuff up.
Posted in thread: 2013 Hoptimum is out! on 05-06-2013 at 08:07 PM
I'll grab it when I see it, but we generally don't have any difficulty on the left coast.
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