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Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 12-02-2015 at 03:19 PM
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-07-2014 at 12:27 AM
In like flynn
Posted in thread: Does a spice bomb ever calm down? on 08-23-2013 at 02:00 AM
I brewed Christmas Ale a few years ago with cloves. It took just over a year for it mellow. On
thing I have learned is to be cautious about throwing things out unless there are glaring
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 10:47 AM
I have a question about my first brew. Do I have to boil the extract and water and everything?
How a bout the yeast?hahaI guess just enter me in the drawing, thanks!
Posted in thread: Yeast Starters, not just for increasing cell counts anymore on 08-03-2010 at 10:52 PM
Hmmm, sometimes there is very little activity in the starter, has the gravity moved? I couldn't
take it if my hearty friends died from just the temperature of a "marathon runners crotch" I
guess it de...
Posted in thread: Adding oxygen vs degassing on 07-27-2010 at 10:41 PM
Those are 2 different things. Typically, O2 is added prior to/while you add yeast, so that the
yeast have the required oxygen.Degassing is the process of shaking, stirring, etc to release
CO2 after th...
Posted in thread: goose island IPA on 01-10-2010 at 01:53 AM
Dry Hopping is the primary reason for the big hop nose. Late additions (flame out) help out a
bit, but primarily it's the dry hopping with fresh hops
Posted in thread: Dry-hopping question x3 on 01-10-2010 at 01:49 AM
Generally, I dry-hop for 7-10 days at most and discard the spent hops. I'm sure they might be
fine to re-use but they are not going to add as much to the next batch as this one. Just buy
new and go wi...
Posted in thread: Newbie Here on 01-10-2010 at 01:43 AM
First rule of fight club...No, not really. Airlock activity (or lack of) is not necessarily an
indication of fermentation or the lack of. Draw off a sample and take a hydro reading, that is
Posted in thread: Competition Brewers 2009 Results on 01-02-2010 at 02:55 PM
I only entered one competition, the AHA regional, but I did place second for a Blonde Ale. It
then went to the national final (ok, so actually that's 2 I guess), but I did not place there.