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Posted in thread: Looking for LHBS in Carlisle PA area on 11-22-2007 at 06:59 PM
Thanks for the responses.I saw Mr Steve's, but it seemed a bit out of the way (I don't expect
my friend to be willing to travel too far for this. At least not at first :D )I'll suggest that
he try Smi...
Posted in thread: Looking for LHBS in Carlisle PA area on 11-21-2007 at 12:51 PM
I've got a friend in the Carlisle area (Boiling Springs) that would like to get into homebrew
and I'm just wondering if anyone knows of a LHBS in that area? I was planning on donating some
Posted in thread: Juice Bag Opener and tools question on 10-26-2007 at 01:50 PM
I've got one of the Gilda corkers. I agree that it can be a pain to use (and I'll eventually
end up getting a floor or bench corker at some point), but it worked pretty well once I got the
hang of it....
Posted in thread: filtering question - boiling into primary on 08-01-2007 at 06:36 PM
I've never used a filter bag, but before I switched to a glass primary, I did use a strainer to
help clean the wort as it went into the bucket. I suppose a strainer bag would be pretty much
the same t...
Posted in thread: Dragonfly Brewing Co. What do you think. on 08-01-2007 at 04:03 PM
Very nice label! Wish I had the ability to actually draw something :(
Posted in thread: What would you do? on 08-01-2007 at 03:50 PM
I wouldn't think your grains would go bad that quickly. I've kept crushed grains in the
cupboard for a couple of weeks when I had to reschedule a brew day. Didn't notice any problems.
Posted in thread: Hi All on 07-06-2007 at 05:54 PM
Welcome! :mug: Get yourself some basic equipment and dive right in! If you've been doing the
research, then you probably already know what you want. Just pick up the basics and get
started. If you enj...
Posted in thread: the basis of all lables from hence forth on 07-06-2007 at 05:26 PM
Those are absolutely fantastic. I don't know why I never thought to pester my artist friend to
design a label for me. Now maybe I'll have to.
Posted in thread: What if I use apple juice for my wort? on 07-06-2007 at 03:59 PM
Now I find another thing I have to try!! first with the Apfelwein now this. Is there an area to
keep up with the wild flavorings, one-off attempts and such as that. As I said I am a TOTAL
noob to brew...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer foul up on 07-05-2007 at 12:37 PM
Well, if it's reading less than .990 in 68 deg. water (and theres no air bubbles on it or
anything) then is it possible you have really hard water? I dunno, maybe I'm grasping at straws
here, have you...