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  • Posted in thread: Bottling In Soda Bottles on 11-18-2015 at 03:38 PM
    Found this paragraph in a blog called " TODAY I FOUND OUT " dated Aug 29, 2014 Plastic, on the
    other hand, is chock-full of chemicals that could potentially leech into your drink and ruin
    your beer an...

  • Posted in thread: How on earth can Budweiser say this...? on 09-30-2014 at 04:43 PM
    What do you think of this statement found on every can: "We know of no brand produced by any
    other brewer which costs so much to brew and age. Our exclusive Beechwood Aging produces a
    taste, a smoothn...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 07-06-2014 at 10:06 PM
    Another brewers best russian imperial stout kit with 1lb brown sugar added for usual bumped up
    abv of 8.7%. You could go mad with this kit and get her up to 13% if you wanted, but I'm too
    old for that...

  • Posted in thread: Secret to Dogfish Palo Santo on 04-05-2014 at 10:31 PM
    Getting a pretty strong feeling they must use a small quantity of Hello Kitty Teen Charm Body
    Spray available at Dollar General. Take a sip and see if you agree.

  • Posted in thread: A company that sells ingredients on 03-31-2014 at 11:48 AM
    for kits etc is offering for their Barley Wine Kit: "Add 1% ABV to your brew WITHOUT affecting
    the flavor at all." for only an extra $2.00. This concerns a 5 gallon kit. WHAT do you suppose
    their spec...

  • Posted in thread: Using oxygen in big beers on 10-17-2013 at 12:23 PM
    Normal air is 20% pure O2. It seems that it would infuse just as well as pure, but would just
    take longer. Logical?

  • Posted in thread: Massive foaming problem on 06-28-2013 at 10:25 AM
    Next time I'm going to leave half the cooled wort in a second bucket to assure plenty of head
    space. After the wild foaming is over it will all go into one bucket.

  • Posted in thread: Massive foaming problem on 06-25-2013 at 11:14 AM
    I use a 5 gal. bucket with just 3 inches of head space. Saf Ale SO4 yeast. But this happens no
    matter which yeast I use. Is it best to add fermcap in the boil or at pitch time? I was told
    either is OK...

  • Posted in thread: Massive foaming problem on 06-24-2013 at 03:50 PM
    Right, Fermcap is what I meant. I'm just going to have to design a vent more difficult for the
    foam to exit. Wider and taller.

  • Posted in thread: Massive foaming problem on 06-24-2013 at 12:00 PM
    I put 4 drops into the 3 gal boil of high gravity ales but every time I lose about 20% to foam
    out of the 2 inch wide two foot long blow off tube. is this to be accepted with a high gravity
    batch? Fer...

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