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Posted in thread: When do you need a blow off tube on 01-05-2013 at 05:51 AM
I have only needed a blowoff tube using a german and belgian true top cropping yeast,
especially wyeast Weheinstephan yeast
Posted in thread: Adding Water? on 01-05-2013 at 04:03 AM
Make sure to boil that water before adding it into fermentor too. You wouldn't want to get an
infection from your water source. I have heard that some water sources actually having bacteria
in the wat...
Posted in thread: First Non-Recipe Beer on 05-14-2012 at 03:38 PM
Columbus is an excellent choice. Others that are great ars chinook, centennial, simcoe, citra,
amarillo, cascade just to name some popular varieties.
Posted in thread: First year hops on 05-13-2012 at 06:41 AM
My first year hops only grew to 7 feet tall and produced no cones. I put them into the ground
in June so only got about 4 months of growth. The montana growing season is a little shorter
Posted in thread: First Non-Recipe Beer on 05-13-2012 at 06:33 AM
It's a lot easier than you think. Make sure that you i have a rough idea of the bitterness that
you want as well as how strong you want it. For an IPA i would definitely dry hop with at least
1 oz of ...
Posted in thread: Hops on 04-11-2012 at 04:49 AM
You can get Rhizomes from Midwest Supplies, Willamette Valley Hops, FreshHops.com just to name
Posted in thread: Another Pale Ale recipe review on 02-10-2012 at 04:05 AM
Sounds like a winner to me! I love Citra hops and i have heard that Ahtanum are just as good.
Having a pound of crystal 80 is going to add a good amount of color should be a nice copper to
Posted in thread: OG readings are off on 01-20-2012 at 04:41 AM
Could be that you ended up with more than the traditional 5 gallons of wort or that you are
taken hydrometer readings at a higher temp than it is calibrated for. With my hydrometer a wort
that is 100 ...
Posted in thread: My First Brew - NB Cream Ale on 01-17-2012 at 03:55 AM
NICE! I am a big fan of cream ales. Let us know how it turns out.
Posted in thread: Pitched at low temperature on 01-17-2012 at 03:53 AM
The yeast should only go dormant until the temp of the wort comes up. Once the wort temp comes
up you should see more action. I have cooled my wort too low before and have not had any
trouble with fer...