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  • Posted in thread: California ale vs Wyeast American Ale on 01-20-2014 at 05:17 PM
    Quick question: My local homebrew supply store was out of white labs california ale yeast, but
    said that Wyeast american ale yeast was the same exact yeast strain, just different
    company/name. I have ...

  • Posted in thread: Orange peel in a hoprocket on 07-15-2013 at 03:44 PM
    Question: has anyone out there put orange peel in the hoprocket when using it as a hopback? If
    so, how did i turn out? Enhance the nose? Add any bitterness?

  • Posted in thread: Hop back/ Hop Rocket question on 06-13-2013 at 12:18 PM
    Most of my beers are 7.5% or >. I could try racking into a 3rd vessel, but doesn't that then
    introduce a greater risk of oxidation?

  • Posted in thread: Hop back/ Hop Rocket question on 06-12-2013 at 03:02 PM
    Does the use of a hop back make dry hopping unnecesary? I'm always pretty disappointed in the
    nose of my beers. It doesn't seem to matter how many ounces of hop pellets that i add to my
    secondary, my ...

  • Posted in thread: Is this ok for sanitizing bottles? on 02-21-2013 at 01:07 PM
    So a month or so ago i wanted to bottle a few six packs off of my keg. At the time, since i was
    in wash and santize mode, i prepared extra bottles for future use. For the extra bottles, i
    sanitized a ...

  • Posted in thread: Batch sparge confusion on 01-08-2013 at 03:06 PM
    Interesting Jerrodm. Thanks to all for commenting and sharing.

  • Posted in thread: Batch sparge confusion on 01-08-2013 at 01:49 PM
    Quick question: So when batch sparging, should my goal be to sparge with 170 degree water? Or
    is my goal to get the batch up to 170 degrees (so use water higher than than 170 degrees)? I've
    just been ...

  • Posted in thread: Rogue Smoke Ale Clone on 10-10-2012 at 01:21 PM
    I tried this recipe recently. I added an addtional lb of the smoked grain as suggested. Just
    racked into secondary last night and taste tested my hydrometer sample... The smoke flavor was
    still extrem...

  • Posted in thread: Surly Furious clone - kegging help on 09-16-2012 at 01:30 PM
    Great. Thanks for the advice. Let's see how this goes

  • Posted in thread: Surly Furious clone - kegging help on 09-15-2012 at 12:53 PM
    I guess I should have added that it is in a glass carboy. How would I do the latter step that
    you mentioned? I thought about attaching the bag to the racking cane, leaving a little slack.
    But won't it...

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