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  • Posted in thread: 1st Brew. Taste Question on 09-08-2015 at 10:53 PM
    Why does it seem like everyone these days are so impatient to drink their kegged beer? It's no
    different than bottles, the beer will still be rather green those first couple weeks.

  • Posted in thread: Well it happened.... on 09-07-2015 at 12:35 PM
    You can use basically any kind of plastic bucket for bottling, as long as it is food-safe.
    Check out places like the local bakery- they use 5 gallon buckets for things like frosting all
    the time and j...

  • Posted in thread: Leaking Fermenter Tap on 09-07-2015 at 11:43 AM
    Lots of people don't like the spigot on the fermentation buckets, but I live and die by them.
    As long as you have a tight seal, there's not much to worry about with leaks. They make it
    extremely simpl...

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Brewery 6th Annual Homebrew competition on 09-06-2015 at 12:52 AM
    It'd be fun to head out and pick up a batch of the wort, but no one I've asked from around here
    in Detroit wants to go along. :(The first place prize is rather intriguing, though...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp in Apartment on 09-06-2015 at 12:30 AM
    What strain of yeast are you using? If you Google it, you'll find the preferred fermentation
    temperature range for your yeast. 67-70 is good for about 95% of Ale yeast, though it is on the
    higher side...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 09-06-2015 at 12:14 AM
    +5 gallons of Porter=18,894 total gallons

  • Posted in thread: Inspiration for your beers on 09-06-2015 at 12:09 AM
    I try to be witty, funny, or clever if possible: Porter? I hardly know her; Hefe-vixen; Extra
    SMASHing Bitters

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 09-05-2015 at 11:21 PM
    Brewed my first porter. Only a couple minor mishaps, but came pretty close on numbers for my
    first brew in 9 months!

  • Posted in thread: Swamp Cooler on 09-05-2015 at 10:14 PM
    Is it detrimental for it to get so cold? Below 50?I mean, I read that the yeast as a worst case
    scenario would go to sleep. But when the temp goes up again it would be in your range.So I
    guess followi...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation on 09-05-2015 at 08:07 PM
    How are you releasing CO2 buildup from fermentation? Is the lid not air-tight?As for your SG
    question, there are a multitude of reason you might not get the attenuation you're looking for.
    Give it a f...

Fermenting: Group brews: ESB; Nut Brown; Strong Ale [8/22 brewday] Bottled/Kegged: None On Deck: Porter? I hardly know her [9/5 brewday] Thinking about racking to a secondary? Read this first.

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