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Posted in thread: Dextrose on 04-26-2008 at 05:20 PM
Can someone tell me the rate between 1 lb of dextrose and that amount of cups that is? I have
it at home in a book but I am at a friends brewing at the moment.Thanks.
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Posted in thread: Bottle Caps on 10-07-2007 at 02:28 PM
Has anyone had luck finding bottle caps for sale at any place other than a HBS or bottle
vendor? Perhaps a craft store??I am in a bind because of course on the day I had planned to
bottle and brew the...
Posted in thread: Singing the praises of dry yeast on 10-02-2007 at 01:01 AM
Question on saving yeast: Do you have to wash the yeast or can you just rack it to sanitized
bottles? I have seen both and wasn't sure which was preferred (the best?) If I had to guess I
would think t...
Posted in thread: wort chilling on 09-29-2007 at 08:52 PM
I have heard people complain that both clog easily and they recommend that you filter the wort
first. A few even said they went back to a copper tube.Have you looked into the copper tube
inside of a h...
Posted in thread: pressure cooker? on 09-28-2007 at 02:46 AM
A pressure could would only allow you to cook the wort at a higher temperature. I don't foresee
this being advantageous.
Posted in thread: Bottling Question on 09-25-2007 at 10:42 PM
Having too much headspace could be a problem as it introduces the beer to much more oxygen then
if there was only an inch or so of headspace. If you must fill a bottle with more headspace, it
is good ...
Posted in thread: Bottles -- Clear vs. Brown on 09-25-2007 at 10:39 PM
It is also easier to judge fermentation in a clear vessel than in a brown on. I use my old
college bath towels to wrap around my carboy in addition to keeping them in a dark place.
Posted in thread: salt water hydrometer on 09-25-2007 at 10:37 PM
I agree with Doolittle, the hydrometer should work as long as it measures high enough SG that
you will be brewing. Also, make sure to sanitize it really well... you probably don't want any
fishy or sa...
Posted in thread: 60 Bottles for $9- Good deal or not? on 09-25-2007 at 10:23 PM
If you can get caps on them then I would say it's a good deal