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  • Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - To Rack or Not to Rack on 09-01-2012 at 12:42 AM
    So I'm no expert by any stretch, but I do know that doing a secondary fermentation has helped
    yield some better beers for me, so I always do it. Right? Wrong? Yes, no, maybe, can you repeat
    the questi...

  • Posted in thread: Tempature difference between primary and secondary on 09-01-2012 at 12:07 AM
    Maybe a dumb question, but shouldn't you be fine if you just keep the temperature within the
    yeast's optimum fermentation temperature for both the primary and the secondary fermentation.
    For example.....

  • Posted in thread: 2012 Yield on 08-27-2012 at 12:47 AM
    So I just harvested my Hallertauer hops that I grow in my backyard. I typically do it the first
    Saturday of college football (in six days), but this year they seem ready earlier.Long story
    short; crap...

  • Posted in thread: pest control on 05-14-2012 at 01:16 AM
    Speaking of ladybugs...I introduced ladybugs to deal with aphids twice (three and two years
    ago) for my hops. I had a pretty bad aphid problem three years ago. Last year, they just showed
    up again, so...

  • Posted in thread: Refractometer on 04-14-2012 at 11:31 PM
    Just picked one up today and I'm pretty pumped to put it to use in the next two weeks. It has
    both the Brix % and the SG.

  • Posted in thread: Show off your 2012 Hops garden! on 04-14-2012 at 11:24 PM
    Year four hallertau. Limited space since we live in the city.