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Posted in thread: How do you avoid a medicinal taste when using ginnger in a beer on 12-07-2011 at 09:58 PM
I've added ginger to many beers. Typically I add it to the boil for the last twenty minutes. I
usually freeze the ginger, and then on brew day I take it out of the freezer and let it thaw in
Posted in thread: Hawaii on 10-25-2011 at 05:47 AM
I think all of their bottled beer is brewed on the mainland - like Mongrel wrote - the bottles
that are sold in Hawaii are shipped from the mainland to HI. Apparently it's cheaper that way.
If you buy...
Posted in thread: KAVA has anyone heard of this hawaii root? on 10-20-2011 at 06:33 AM
I've thought about it. The traditional way to make the drink is to soak the root in cold water
and the drink does not taste very good. I'm not sure how to use it in beer. Adding it to the
boil like a ...
Posted in thread: Guilty Admission/Interesting Learning on 09-23-2011 at 12:18 AM
Thread killer - very funnyI feel like that alot
Posted in thread: Going to reuse yeast for the first time...advice? on 09-02-2011 at 11:03 PM
Using the entire yeast cake would be considered by most brewers to be overpitching. You want
the yeast to have to reproduce to take care of your new batch. I think the Mr. Malty calculator
can tell yo...
Posted in thread: Dealing with fruit flies on 08-31-2011 at 05:54 AM
I have similar issues with bugs. I have a glass carboy and always use a blow-off tube. I push
the bung/stopper into the top of the carboy pretty hard so bugs don't get in there and so far
that has bee...
Posted in thread: Yeastcake been sitting three days ... on 08-24-2011 at 11:25 PM
that post - be the best brewer you can be
Posted in thread: Trip to Maui with benefits on 08-23-2011 at 08:25 PM
Sweet - I'll have to check it out next time I visit Maui.
Posted in thread: Lychee mead??? on 08-17-2011 at 07:51 AM
If you use fresh lychee remove the seed. I think lychee taste too good to be used to flavor
mead. But the more I think about it the more I think it could be a good mix of flavors. I think
I'll buy som...
Posted in thread: Pitching on trub on 08-17-2011 at 07:33 AM
this.You are spending alot of time, money and effort into making beer. Try to make the best
beer possible! Clean that fermenter and pitch a measured amount of yeast.