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Posted in thread: Using Old Freezer Jam for Flavoring? on 07-09-2010 at 09:50 PM
Hey Gang,I've got quite a few 1+yr old pints of the Mrs' peach freezer jam. All that's in it is
peaches, water, sugar, and pectin. It didn't turn out good enough to be jam (thus why we still
have a to...
Posted in thread: Hombrew Across US / Canadian Boarder? on 05-20-2010 at 07:34 PM
Hey all,Here's a good one. Anyone know the rules about transporting homebrew across the
boarder? I live in the Detroit area and have a cottage in Ontario. I'm heading over there over
Memorial weekend ...
Posted in thread: Confirmation on Bell's Beer Yeast? on 05-09-2010 at 03:46 PM
Just to poke my nose into this thread.I've been using Bell's ale yeast for my last few batches
with HUGE success.I harvested from Two-Hearted last time and I've used it for 5 batches now.
Recently, I ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Mutation Vs. Harvest Starter on 05-05-2010 at 02:51 AM
So, I've heard the rumor that "eventually" yeast will mutate to their environment and in fact,
this is how "house" strains can be cultivated.1st question: Is this really true? Really?2nd
question: If ...
Posted in thread: Heatstick First Use on 03-01-2010 at 07:18 PM
For the record, the heatstick worked out great. it was only a 1500W model but it cut my time
and propane usage significantly. Did two batches and no one got electrocuted.
Posted in thread: Heatstick First Use on 02-27-2010 at 07:35 PM
Built a heatstick this week and plan on using it for two batches today. We'll see if my
craftsmanship holds up or if I electrocute myself or any innocent bystanders. :rockin:Since
I've only got a 20A ...
Posted in thread: Metro Detroit Meetup/Brewery Tour 1/31/10 on 02-01-2010 at 01:28 AM
George,Kris and I had a great time. Thanks for putting this together. It was really good
meeting everyone and sharing some quality brew. I look forward to meeting up again! We'll have
to do a Plymouth...
Posted in thread: From Bottle to Batch?? on 01-29-2010 at 09:26 PM
No expert but from my experience, a starter from a bottle harvest really depends on what you're
harvesting from, how much yeast is still suspended, and what sanitary shape it's in.I wouldn't
bet on it...
Posted in thread: Metro Detroit Meetup/Brewery Tour 1/31/10 on 01-28-2010 at 10:45 PM
Good point... I'm new here and I don't know the secret handshake...Would making HBT name tags
be too lame?I've got a photo of me in my profile though. I'm kinda hard to miss...
Posted in thread: Metro Detroit Meetup/Brewery Tour 1/31/10 on 01-28-2010 at 09:19 PM
Confirming that I'll be there for sure with the Mrs (it's cool, she likes beer).I'm looking
forward to meeting everyone!