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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-29-2016 at 06:16 PM
    Sign me up.

  • Posted in thread: Putting extract in at flame out on 06-30-2016 at 01:57 PM
    I vaguely remember reading that it is important to have some DME in the full boil so it give
    hop matter particulates to blend with. That being said, putting extract towards the end of the
    boil will he...

  • Posted in thread: Removing labels from bottles.... on 06-24-2016 at 05:43 PM
    Stone bottles etc..... not sure it's even doable without harsh chemicals.I would just reiterate
    that finding brands that have easier labels to remove makes all the difference whatever you
    method. If I...

  • Posted in thread: Grey sail captain's daughter IPA on 06-24-2016 at 05:35 PM
    This looks like an interesting beer, gonna have to try it. Possibly brew it. thanks.

  • Posted in thread: All grain vs extract on 05-18-2016 at 08:50 PM
    A skilled brewer making extract can make a beer that tastes as good as all grain. However, i
    feel all grain gives you more control and generally speaking those that dive into all grain
    usually gain va...

  • Posted in thread: Is this a good deal (IPA swap)? on 04-28-2016 at 07:53 PM
    I think your splitting hairs. If you like the beers, do the trade. A couple of bucks should not
    sway you either way.

  • Posted in thread: Good Beer Gone Bad in Keg on 04-19-2016 at 08:55 PM
    I can't speak to your actual cause scientifically, but I will reccomend weening yourself off
    the quick carb method. Slow addition of CO2 has improved my beer. If you did have any oxygen,
    you shoved it...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Volume on 03-07-2016 at 10:02 PM
    I don't have a great answer for you but I would suggest some brewing software like beer smith
    or something to help track your boil off rates and adjust your recipe. If you collect more wort
    and then b...

  • Posted in thread: Removing labels from bottles on 02-17-2016 at 06:15 PM
    oxiclean soak. good stuff. I will say though, if it doesn't come off- you don't need that
    aggravation in you life. Just move on.

  • Posted in thread: A Few More Noob Questions on 01-29-2016 at 03:45 PM
    A big beer refers to the original gravity and overall alcohol content, a stout is not
    necessarily "big" but it can be. A 4.5% abv Stout is not big, 8%abv Stout is big.