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Posted in thread: Blowoff tube mistake - how bad? on 01-27-2015 at 06:28 PM
I wouldn't think you're in too much danger since once fermentation picked up, you'd have pretty
much a positive flow of CO2 pushing out of the fermentor and the hose. I doubt that much oxygen
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 01-25-2015 at 07:27 PM
Brewing this now, and the calculations in Beersmith show the IBUs a bit higher than the OP,
mine calculates to 109. I'm not too worried about that as I plan on aging this until next
winter.I bought (2...
Posted in thread: New Potential Brewer Here! on 01-06-2015 at 08:21 PM
Welcome, fellow local brewer. MDHB is a great store with good people. Don't feel you need to
load up on a ton of equipment. Take some time to really think out the process, and thoroughly
map out your ...
Posted in thread: So these two butts walk into my kitchen.... on 12-30-2014 at 04:46 PM
No, this isn't Boneyard material, I had 2 pork butts in my freezer for a while and I finally
had some time to put then to use.I rubbed one down to throw in the smoker tomorrow, for some
Posted in thread: Advice for 1st time brisket smoke please on 12-23-2014 at 06:37 PM
I'm far from a pro at smoking meat but I've done my fair share of smoking, and have a handful
of briskets under my belt these past couple years. I typically use either my gas smoker, or my
Posted in thread: Canning wort for starters? on 12-18-2014 at 06:42 PM
I can wort for starters, using a pressure cooker. I have a small pressure cooker and I'm able
to fit 4 or 5 mason jars each with 300 mL of wort. These work perfect for starting my slants,
then I step ...
Posted in thread: Sour Experience at Flying Dog in Maryland on 12-16-2014 at 03:05 PM
I've only done the FD tour once myself, and it was alright. I have noticed sometime over the
past couple months, they've changed format for their tours. It used to be that you had to book
the tour in ...
Posted in thread: Brewer's Best cider? on 12-11-2014 at 07:38 PM
My wife drinks ciders on a regular, so when I saw this, I thought I'd give it a shot. I bought
the Pear flavor and we just followed the directions, with the exception of just topping off the
Posted in thread: Harvested Two Hearted yeast finally took off on 12-10-2014 at 03:33 PM
I've been able to make good slants from Two Hearted dregs. Being that we don't get Bells in
Maryland, picking some up when visiting Michigan was at the top of my list. Starters from my
slants worked f...
Posted in thread: The SsBrewingTechnologies "Happy HolidaySs" Giveaway! on 11-14-2014 at 04:55 PM
Count me in, please. Thanks!