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Posted in thread: Lawnmower Suggestions on 03-30-2009 at 12:06 AM
I wanted to do a Kolsh but I thought I read somewhere here that you had to have good
temperature control around 50 almost like an lager. How long do you normally have to cold
condition a kolsh after p...
Posted in thread: Lawnmower Suggestions on 03-29-2009 at 11:10 PM
oh okay thanks! I'll look into that one, I'd rather have something like that rather than a
Posted in thread: Lawnmower Suggestions on 03-29-2009 at 08:26 PM
Hey guys,I have to order some stuff to bottle my first ever batch next weekend and figured I
might as well order an extract kit for my next brew at the same time. I really would like a
lawnmower that ...
Posted in thread: Ingredients in State College, Pa on 03-27-2009 at 08:32 PM
Check the directory at BeerAdvocate.com for LHBS in PA. I've always been tempted to drive up to
the Altoona one but after reading the reviews I'm glad I didn't. There was one in Bellefonte
Posted in thread: H20...gatttoorrrrraaaaade. No really, just H20. on 03-26-2009 at 08:42 PM
The reddish tint would be too much iron but your water softener is probably doing a okay job of
filtering it except it's removing other important minerals as well. You could try using gypsum
in the wa...
Posted in thread: ale at lager temps on 03-24-2009 at 03:44 PM
Ale yeast are only active at room temperature so they would stop fermenting. You can however
ferment lager yeast at room temperature to make steam beer.
Posted in thread: Amstel Light Bottle Labels on 03-24-2009 at 02:38 PM
My parent's just gave me a whole case of these I think I'm going to try a heat gun ($10 a
Harbor Freight). I'll let you know if it's a PITA. Otherwise they're pretty nice bottles.
Posted in thread: My first brew. Please assure me it will be okay! on 03-23-2009 at 04:23 PM
Your airlock is not necessarily an indication of fermentation. Do not watch it, do not count
the bubbles, step away from the beer, wait 3 weeks, then get your hydrometer out!!!Invite me
over after 3 w...
Posted in thread: My first brew. Please assure me it will be okay! on 03-23-2009 at 01:20 PM
Thanks for all the posts guys!I think i'll invest in an autosiphon and another spigot and drill
the other bucket out as well and get another lid as well. that way I'll only have to siphon
once and red...
Posted in thread: My first brew. Please assure me it will be okay! on 03-23-2009 at 02:52 AM
Thanks for the fast responses! Ok good, that makes me feel much better. Yea not mixing the trub
back up makes a lot of sense now, I forgot about stirring. I do not have an autosiphon so I
guess now I ...