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Posted in thread: Worth losing a customer over a pack of old yeast? on 11-10-2012 at 08:58 AM
Rev2010, Can I send you some free yeast? PM me an address and which strains you usually use. I
am here to help.ForrestThis is one of the many reasons why Austin Homebrew Supply is so
amazing. This mak...
Posted in thread: sparge...? on 10-05-2012 at 05:16 AM
+1 to Bobby_M. I found his video very helpful when switching to all grain. Good call on
referring to YouTube. There are some great brewing videos on there (and some not-so-great).
Posted in thread: sparge...? on 10-04-2012 at 06:41 AM
i have simply rinsed the grains with water @160You got it. That's what the sparge process is
doing. It's simply rinsing the grains to collect sugar. The mash process converts all the
starches in the g...
Posted in thread: Dunkel needs a shot in the arm! on 08-30-2012 at 08:39 PM
What is your recipe? Yes, it will improve with time, but you must be patient. I usually start
to take gravity samples around 3-4 weeks in the fermenter and don't touch my bottles until they
Posted in thread: Lossing beer at during fermentaion ... on 08-23-2012 at 05:07 AM
There is a Home Brewer TV podcast that shows how to make a blow off catcher that puts beer back
into the fermenter. I think it just had a tube in half way up a container for blow off and then
a tube i...
Posted in thread: Winery/brewery on 08-23-2012 at 04:57 AM
I was just reading in Southern Brew News that a company that did only wine got a license to
start brewing beer and they started out with 10 gallon batches to find what they wanted to brew
and while th...
Posted in thread: New to AG on 08-22-2012 at 05:41 AM
You will find that the only really hard part is getting your water temperatures correct and you
can expect it to take several brew sessions before you really understand your equipment. I
Posted in thread: A wasted brew night on 08-20-2012 at 08:45 AM
Just go swap out the tank at a grocery store or gas station. Plenty of them do it. There was a
thread similar to this the other day and I think people were finding places to exchange propane
Posted in thread: First Wort Yeast Starter on 08-19-2012 at 11:28 AM
From my experience, there are two ways people make starters:1. Make the starter the day of to
"wake" the yeast up2. Make the starter 2-3 days before to grow yeastNumber 1 doesn't mean that
you have en...
Posted in thread: best place to buy blichmann top tier? on 08-19-2012 at 06:44 AM
Blichmann sells something for less than $50? sure do.