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  • Posted in thread: cider trees varieties in southern climates on 07-10-2013 at 09:51 AM
    Chill hours are hours below 40 F . You will need to do some research on chill hours for your
    area . I'm in Florida and my chill hours are about 400 on paper , but haven't had over 100 in a
    few years. ...

  • Posted in thread: New Fermentation Chamber on 06-08-2013 at 12:46 PM
    You fermentation depends on the yeast type and what character you want to get out of it. For
    example Wyeast American Ale II has a citrus character at low temps and a fruit character at the
    higher end ...

  • Posted in thread: A good summer brew on 06-04-2013 at 11:50 AM
    Had Summer Love this weekend it was very nice !

  • Posted in thread: Oxi Clean to water ratio - Did my brewing book go overboard? on 06-02-2013 at 07:28 AM
    Sorry that was reuse not te-use.

  • Posted in thread: Oxi Clean to water ratio - Did my brewing book go overboard? on 06-02-2013 at 07:26 AM
    Use the label rate for your sanitizer . I personally use Star San and PBW . I have tried other
    stuff and find these two products best for me. You can use ( te-use) Star San repeatedly if you
    brew ofte...

  • Posted in thread: using toasted flaked oats as an adjunct. on 06-01-2013 at 03:09 PM
    1+ Captain !!!The beer you are describing would not be a lager.Stout is most often brewed with
    Irish Ale yeast. A lager is a clean beer, this will likely not be "clean at all".

  • Posted in thread: First Batch on 06-01-2013 at 12:46 AM
    Dude, you use 1056 and 001 to bring out hop and malt flavors, not because they are "the norm",
    you should avoid using water then, if you want to avoid "the norm", that's pretty normalHa, I
    knew someon...

  • Posted in thread: First Batch on 05-31-2013 at 12:31 AM
    I think for the purpose of a hobby dive head first into all grain. The fun ( in my opinion ) is
    the process . And all grain is all process !! I use and like better bottles , never used glass
    . I also ...

  • Posted in thread: need help to identify hop disease on 05-30-2013 at 12:10 PM
    The holes are from a insect not disease . Some insect dust ( Carbaryl aka Sevin) or organic
    insecticide will fix that. Make sure to treat the under side of the leaves as well as the
    top.The yellowing ...

  • Posted in thread: New Planet Amber Ale on 05-30-2013 at 10:56 AM
    Kits:Austin Homebrew , Morebeer , and Seven Bridges all have kits . None of them have much
    selection , but it is a place to start . Sounds like a good opportunity for someone. Master a
    bunch of GF rec...