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Posted in thread: Stupid Mistake...Frozen Beer on 02-20-2013 at 12:49 AM
Yeah I kind of thought that if anything, head retention will suffer the most. I hate when I
make brewing mistakes. It's hard to RDWHAHB when it's all frozen!
Posted in thread: Stupid Mistake...Frozen Beer on 02-20-2013 at 12:02 AM
So in the process of kegging a batch last night, I somehow left the probe to the temp
controller hanging out of the keezer. It tried and tried to get my whole garage down to 40
degrees...but only mana...
Posted in thread: Dumb Dumb hotels, removed the bottle openers on 02-14-2013 at 12:31 AM
Same here, I think my wife got it for me with thinkgeek points. (yes I'm a nerd)Wear your nerd
badge proudly! I do. :mug:
Posted in thread: Dumb Dumb hotels, removed the bottle openers on 02-14-2013 at 12:02 AM
I have one of these on my key ring: It has come to the rescue many times.
Posted in thread: First Brew, no time for a starter! :[ on 02-11-2013 at 04:21 AM
Since you don't have time to make a starter with liquid yeast, I would just rehydrate a packet
of Safale 05 for the style you're brewing. Safale 05 is a good dry yeast. I've used it many
times. Good l...
Posted in thread: Low Bottle Carbing Temperature on 02-11-2013 at 04:07 AM
If you sanitized everything properly, carefully controlled your temp when you pitched, and
controlled the fermentation temp, then the beer is most likely just green (and probably not
fully carbed). I ...
Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber Brown Ale Extract Kit from Northern Brewers on 02-11-2013 at 04:02 AM
It's a good kit. Smooth as silk. Coffee is present, but plays the background. Pretty subtle in
my opinion. NB's Nukey Brown Ale might be better suited for your tastes since you're not fond
of coffee f...
Posted in thread: Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo Beer on 01-30-2013 at 11:15 PM
Just wanted to chime in regarding the Paleo eating lifestyle. Paleo is definitely not the new
fitness "religion". People who speak negatively of it have most likely never stuck to it long
enough to re...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 01-23-2013 at 02:44 AM
Brewed the extract version on Saturday. I was lazy and didn't make a starter. Pitched a vial of
WLP013 (London Ale) straight into the bucket. Once it got going, it really took off. I had to
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 10-18-2012 at 02:40 PM
I've read through quite a few pages, but I can't see where anyone asked about using Safale 04.
I have a yeast cake of it left from when I racked off a 5 gal batch of Biermuncher's
OktoberFAST on 10/8/...