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  • Posted in thread: Books on 01-26-2012 at 01:40 AM
    Brewing classic styles, designing great beer, how to brew :)

  • Posted in thread: bottle caps on 01-07-2012 at 11:40 PM
    I throw them into the basin of my vineator on top of my bottle tree. Keeps my hands sanitized
    as well.

  • Posted in thread: Does an extra quart of beer have any use other than bottling? on 06-26-2011 at 10:01 PM
    Is the wort hopped? If it isn't, starter away. If you feel that you need to boil it again, go
    ahead. Personally, i just bring it up to room temp, flame the lip, and go from there.

  • Posted in thread: Hard Raspberry Lemonade on 06-23-2011 at 06:25 PM
    Mmmm. Sounds kinda like a modified skeeter pee.

  • Posted in thread: Corn Sugar on 06-12-2011 at 01:49 PM
    Corn sugar is dextrose. In those small quantities over the whole batch, you could substitute
    plain table sugar instead.Was the 6 oz for bottling or in the boil?

  • Posted in thread: Adding the finishing sugar hot on 06-10-2011 at 11:03 PM
    Compare thermal loads. You are putting 1, MAYBE 2 cups of hot liquid into cooler liquid. IF any
    yeast is killed, there is far more than enough still in solution that will carbonate your beer.
    That sai...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Magazine! on 06-03-2011 at 03:09 AM
    Byo, and join aha for zymurgy.

  • Posted in thread: aluminum pot on 05-22-2011 at 03:01 AM
    Yes, kinda, not really.The theroy is that the aluminum will give you alzhimers. In reality, the
    ppm of al taken up by your wort is neglible.Boil plain water in the pot to "season" it and you
    will be j...

  • Posted in thread: Only added half the priming sugar on 05-17-2011 at 11:48 PM
    The only time I had uneven carbonation was with the two step priming addition. I just lay my
    tubing in the hot priming solution and let it swirl naturally.

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Periodicals on 02-11-2011 at 04:47 PM
    I love BYO. I am going to join the AHA so i can get zymurgy as well.