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Posted in thread: Moving bottles after capping. Oxidation risk? on 06-29-2015 at 07:55 PM
How many readings does one take before risking more oxidation? That I can't say, but I do know
that anytime you open the bucket you are risking some, once fermentation has slowed. I also
dryhop in a b...
Posted in thread: Moving bottles after capping. Oxidation risk? on 06-29-2015 at 07:38 PM
The amount of headspace in the bottle doesn't amount to much so it's not likely to be that,
plus when you fill the bottle with the bottling wand, you should fill to the top which
displaces the air in ...
Posted in thread: Medusa hops on 06-25-2015 at 02:18 PM
That's the first time I've ever seen ditch-weed used as a taste descriptor. Peachy ditch-weed
doesn't sound like an ideal pairing.
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 06-24-2015 at 01:24 PM
If you cant handle a 4 hour of brew day just go extract.Well that sure isn't constructive. Just
because he doesn't have large chunks of free time doesn't mean there aren't ways to make all
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 06-20-2015 at 02:20 PM
Sorry to bump but my Hallertaur that I bought are only 2.7% alpha, bringing me to only 11 ibu's
instead of the original 19. Big deal? or should I add my 5 minute hop addition earlier in the
boil to ge...
Posted in thread: Won my first competition! on 06-15-2015 at 03:03 PM
Have you tried the Saranac Caramel Porter? I tried one a couple weeks ago and could barely
finish it. The sweetness overpowered everything by the end of the glass. Is this comparable?
Posted in thread: Brewing on Vacation! on 06-15-2015 at 02:58 PM
Are you doing this just to say you did? I realize none of the individual steps are much work,
but they all add up. I wouldn't would to schlepp that stuff around, especially a glass
container that will...
Posted in thread: Confession Time on 06-12-2015 at 02:13 PM
This seems like an enormous waste of time and money.Not if he enjoys the homebrewing process.
Just like other artists and craftsmen, maybe he finds enjoyment in making something that others
Posted in thread: Peach or Pear Cider on 06-10-2015 at 12:21 PM
I know this won't help you currently, but if you live near any peach orchards, stop by in the
summer and ask for overripes. They are (gasp) overripened and are very soft, often with
bruising, but very...
Posted in thread: How to handle this keg for road trip? on 06-04-2015 at 08:29 PM
My only advice is to plan extra travel time. You're going to have to stop several times to give
him/her a break from the car seat. Find some nice parks along the way and plan to let them out
and get s...