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  • Posted in thread: Metallic taste in my brew on 10-03-2013 at 07:28 AM
    I have used, extensively, an aluminum turkey fryer pot for brewing. No problems with metallic
    flavors.I do not wash my pot. I rinse it with hot water, not soap, and scrub gently with a
    green scrubby p...

  • Posted in thread: Technique for reducing oxidation during dry hopping. on 10-01-2013 at 04:26 AM
    I've had issues with cardboardy aromas in my dry hopped beers in the past. Never had it with
    non dry hopped beers.I'll be dry hopping my next batch a little earlier in the ferment (I'll
    rack a little ...

  • Posted in thread: Reduction sauce notes when using Beer on 09-30-2011 at 05:03 AM
    A quick note from experience here. Just braised a couple of squirrels in a dark brown homebrew
    (og 55, fg 13, ibus~24-35), and then reduced the remaining broth, and it was delicious! there
    was a prono...

  • Posted in thread: When to bottle berliner weisse on 07-26-2011 at 11:39 AM
    What mash temp? It's 50-50 barley to unmalted wheat, right?

  • Posted in thread: Should I havest now??? Atlanta GA on 07-18-2011 at 02:49 AM
    I think it still looks a little wet. I usually harvest once the central stem is a little more
    "fibery" and a little less "vegetabley". But obviously, you're the one looking at them in
    person, so you'l...

  • Posted in thread: Maris Otter or Golden Promise on 07-18-2011 at 02:36 AM
    I'm planning a 100% pale malt, all homegrown goldings English IPA to highlight this year's
    goldings harvest, and I'm wondering whether Maris Otter or Golden Promise would be better. I
    know its subject...

  • Posted in thread: Hopsdirect Quality (not price) Issue on 07-13-2011 at 05:06 PM
    In case anyone else turns this up in a search...I bought a pound of low aa (3%) fuggles (whole
    leaf) from hops direct that, when boiled, just smelled like vegetables. Quite a
    disapointment.The columbu...

  • Posted in thread: Changed my mind mid-fermentation...can I do this? on 12-03-2009 at 02:32 AM
    My take on it is that as long as there is enough fermentation still going on to flush the air
    out of the carboys to prevent oxidization, then why not.

  • Posted in thread: Ex turkey fry pot for brewing? on 12-03-2009 at 02:30 AM
    I'm currently using an old turkey fry pot (aluminum). I just boiled a couple changes of water
    in it for an hour or two till I couldn't see a slick on top. drained alot through the tap. If
    you get it t...