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  • Posted in thread: Double up on brewing on 11-15-2014 at 05:02 AM
    I've done a double batch with the partigyle method and by doing a large 8 gallon batch and
    splitting it into two batches with different yeasts. I have only one small fermentation fridge
    though so that...

  • Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Specs and Layouts on 05-20-2014 at 04:20 AM
    Thanks for the awesome thread! I just bought the 5.0 Haier and I was going to send you the
    specs because it wasn't detailed here. Then I read in the 'notes' section of the 5.0 Holiday
    that that one is...

  • Posted in thread: How do you avoid a medicinal taste when using ginnger in a beer on 12-07-2011 at 10:58 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
    a plastic...

  • 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.

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