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  • Posted in thread: Is 1 dry yeast packet enough? on 12-01-2015 at 02:04 AM
    Most commercial microbreweries significantly "overpitch" compared to homebrewing pitching
    rates... and they produce great beer. I think most accounts of deleterious effects of
    overpitching are greatly...

  • Posted in thread: "It's a proprietary hop blend" on 12-01-2015 at 02:00 AM
    It amazes me that people still spam discussion boards. With most sites using NOFOLLOW, it's not
    like those spam links are going to get them any SEO gains. And humans are unlikely to click the

  • Posted in thread: So proud of my first brew! on 12-01-2015 at 01:58 AM
    Congrats on a successful first brew!Which kit did you brew?

  • Posted in thread: An idiots guide to Priming on 12-01-2015 at 01:50 AM
    Hi all-So i recently brewed an ESB, added priming sugar to the bucket, let it sit for two weeks
    and then bottled. As you could guess, it came out flat. It was ok because it tastes like a
    traditinal en...

  • Posted in thread: Workhours comparing. on 11-30-2015 at 05:28 PM
    Physician, currently in residencyWork hours suck, usually 60-80 hours per week logged, more in
    actuality to avoid logging any duty hour restrictions. I'm also in the army national guard, so
    on top of ...

  • Posted in thread: Does this look infected? on 11-29-2015 at 12:58 AM
    So, I'm curious if you got sick from the beer. If I had a batch like that it would be
    tossed.Never, ever, ever dump a beer based on appearance alone. If it tastes bad, sure, dump
    it... But you can hav...

  • Posted in thread: What techniques do you use for ensuring a great head? on 11-29-2015 at 12:52 AM
    Clean glassware. I don't like to mess with my recipes just for the sake of better head

  • Posted in thread: Stupid idea that requires expert advice. on 11-28-2015 at 11:37 PM
    Iodine test, I blotted some in after taking a sample from my fermenter and it turned black.
    It's tasting very bitter as well so it'll be a double-win if I can turn that starch into sugar
    somehow, my a...

  • Posted in thread: Should I transfer the the hop material from the kettle to fermenter or not? on 11-28-2015 at 08:33 PM
    I just dump the whole mess in.I started doing so after reading this: far, absolutely no
    difference in the finished product, but way less hassle just dumping it in.

  • Posted in thread: Message from lanlord (balcony brewing) on 11-28-2015 at 08:26 PM
    If I were the landlord, I wouldn't allow that either. If he gave you permission, and there were
    a spill and injuries, it would be him that would be liable for damages. It sucks, but I can't
    blame him....

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