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  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Anchor Steam Clone--SanFran Lager Yeast WLP810 58 F pitched 1/9/10
  • American IPA--US-05 Yeast--pitched 12/30/09--fermented 64 F, Rack 1/9
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  • Posted in thread: Urgent: Do these leaf hops look OK to use? on 04-12-2014 at 03:02 PM
    I would not use hops that looked like that. Run to your local brew shop and get some good hops!

  • Posted in thread: First Keg Question on 01-02-2012 at 01:26 AM
    Yes American Brewmasters was open! I managed to transfer to the keg, purge with CO2, and bottle
    20 bottles. I'm still trying to get the hang of how the ball lock QD connectors work...but
    otherwise it ...

  • Posted in thread: First Keg Question on 01-01-2012 at 06:33 PM
    OK I found a homebrew shop in Raleigh that is open today. I'll head down and get the CO2 so I
    can purge. Hopefully this will allow me to carry out my plan.

  • Posted in thread: First Keg Question on 01-01-2012 at 05:50 PM
    I thought since I am priming the beer with dextrose that this would make its own CO2. This is a
    5.6 gal batch (estimated after racking) I was hoping that I could rack the whole thing-add corn

  • Posted in thread: First Keg Question on 01-01-2012 at 02:00 PM
    I am new to kegging and have a new dual tap kegerator, CO2 tank, regulators, ball lock kegs
    that I recently bought off craig's list. I have a beer that is ready to bottle/keg today but I
    just got back...

  • Posted in thread: Shipping TBD from hops direct on 11-04-2011 at 01:49 AM
    I paid 14.50 shipping for a 6 lb order. Overall this is a great deal on 2011 pellet hops.

  • Posted in thread: holy hops!! on 11-03-2011 at 12:10 AM
    I just got my package from Hops direct. My order was for 6x1lbs of hops. The total package
    weight before opening was 8.6 lbs, when I removed the six hop packages the box and packing
    material weighed i...

  • Posted in thread: holy hops!! on 10-28-2011 at 02:32 AM
    Interesting--I just saw my shipping notice and saw my order of 6 lbs from hopsdirect had a
    shipping weight of 10 lbs. Sounds like a good deal to me if even a bit of that extra 4 lbs is
    due to a few ex...

  • Posted in thread: Just tried my first Kolsch... on 10-08-2011 at 01:45 AM
    Look under the "light hybrid beers". Try the bee cave brewery Kolsch recipe. Its a very easy
    beer to brew and it tastes fantastic. I'm bottling up my third batch of this recipe in the last
    six months ...

  • Posted in thread: California Common- HBT Comp winner 1st place on 09-23-2011 at 11:37 AM
    Out of curiosity what temp did you ferment at? Was this with WLP810?With WLP810 I usually shoot
    for 60-62 for the first four-five days of active fermentation and then let it rise to 68-70 for
    another ...