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  • Posted in thread: I just got a free 10 gallon keg on 07-28-2015 at 11:59 PM
    Just a thought, you can solder a triclamp fitting to the bottom after you cut the hole a bit
    bigger. I did that to a keg with a hole in it, and currently ferment in it. Works great for
    cleaning when I...

  • Posted in thread: Water ? on 07-28-2015 at 04:31 AM
    Adding some sulfate to an IPA really brings out the hoppiness. That you can add to the boil.
    Just look for gypsum in your brewstore calcium sulfate. Otherwise as long as there is not a
    strong chlorine...

  • Posted in thread: Cows!?!? on 07-27-2015 at 01:48 PM
    My cows got into my hops. Only chinook has survived. RIP centennial, sorachi ace, and teamaker.
    Side note: can I dig up the rhizomes and replant elsewhere? This fall or next spring?I would
    replant the...

  • Posted in thread: Is a 1L starter 1L of fluid? on 07-24-2015 at 03:16 AM
    https://www.wyeastlab.com/hb_makingastarter.cfmLike said above, you make what the volume of
    liquid says. Just scale up the linked recipe to get 2L or whatever. When you pitch a starter,
    you can either...

  • Posted in thread: what is "malt backbone" on 07-23-2015 at 01:41 PM
    My 2 c, using 2 row itself adds some maltiness because it is more roasted than say pilsner. To
    me maltiness means sweetness and body together. It is kind of cliche saying, but take it as you
    will, to ...

  • Posted in thread: NEW BYO IPA Style Guide is now available! on 07-23-2015 at 01:06 AM
    I bought the style guide, and was just wondering why you don't include that as part of a yearly
    subscription? You could always make it optional. It just saves me some time ordering is all.

  • Posted in thread: I am giving up beer for 30 days on 07-22-2015 at 01:37 PM
    Just noticed this. Good for you guys that improved health. Now that I think about it I guess
    I'm on day 18. I'll probably have some this weekend....now, would I give up my two morning cans
    of Diet Dr ...

  • Posted in thread: S-04 in a hoppy cream ale? on 07-17-2015 at 11:48 PM
    BTW, here's the recipe (for 4 gallons):6.5 lbs pale ale malt18 oz corn flakes1 oz Cluster hops
    8% @ 45 minutes.5 oz Willamette 6.5% @ 5 minutesI'm not sure 5 minutes is the right time for
    the aroma ho...

  • Posted in thread: Decoction vs Infusion for step mash in cooler? on 07-16-2015 at 01:45 PM
    2c here, A good time to try a decoction may be if you accidentally mash too low. Or you could
    try it on a beer where a grain bill has a lb or so of carmel malts, and maybe cut the crystal
    in half and ...

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-16-2015 at 02:53 AM
    I like metal!!!:rockin:

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