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Posted in thread: Airlock vs. Blowoff tube? on 04-06-2009 at 04:48 PM
blow offs are very useful if you have very active yeast that makes a nice thick foamy head, and
it can get into your airlock and leak out onto your fermenter especially if you don't have a
lot of room...
Posted in thread: my airlock water evaporated? on 04-06-2009 at 04:40 PM
i've had a suck back before and when i added some tap water (not thinking) some went straight
into the fermenter. after worrying for a week i bottled it and it turned out the be an awesome
Posted in thread: DME as stop leak for my brewpot on 03-27-2009 at 04:14 PM
so i was heating up my new brew pot that was supposed to be 16 qt. and i put 3 gallons of water
in it and it was almost to the top. then i see a rivet is leaking. so i pour some water back
into the ju...
Posted in thread: My beer has no head on 03-20-2009 at 01:49 PM
2 words, cara pils, i use it in almost every brew. i started using it in my third brew and that
was one of my best beers, so its kinda like my rabbits foot. it helps with head retention and
adds some ...
Posted in thread: bee cave brewery on 03-20-2009 at 01:39 PM
ohh man thats awesome i think i have a new hero.
Posted in thread: bee cave brewery on 03-20-2009 at 07:20 AM
i seem to remember that ed wort's brewery is bee cave brewery. and i am on brewmasters
warehouse recipe site and some of the brews are from bee cave brewery. is this a coincidence?
Posted in thread: How to figure conversion through steeping? on 03-03-2009 at 07:59 PM
if you are trying to hit a target OG you can take the gravity after steeping your grains and
then adding extract as necessary. i am reading designing great beers by ray daniels and it has
a lot of equ...
Posted in thread: Adding Fruit on 03-02-2009 at 05:04 PM
i read in beer magazine (this months issue) that usually you add 1 pound for each gallon (ei 5
lbs for 5 gallons, 3 lbs for 3 gallons). next check and make sure the berries are in someway
Posted in thread: cara-pils ? on 03-02-2009 at 02:40 PM
i use carapils in just about every recipe i make. it imparts very little color (just over 1
lovibond) no detectable flavor in ales, but adds body and helps with head retention.
Posted in thread: you know you're a homebrewer when... on 02-06-2009 at 08:23 PM
you know you're a home brewer when......"i think taking a new job in texas is a great idea, its
only an hour away from austin homebrew supply."and..."i think its a great idea to go visit your
mom in a...