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  • Posted in thread: Ginger on 03-18-2006 at 05:17 PM
    Is it necessary to boil ginger before using in a brew? I am asking from the standpoint of
    extracting flavor, not from a sanitation standpoint.If it is not necessary to boil for flavor,
    what other opti...

  • Posted in thread: Pitching Second Yeast on 01-22-2006 at 06:44 PM
    I am getting ready to pitch a higher-alcohol yeast to the secondary for my barleywine. Should I
    use a 6-1/2 gallon carboy for a 5 gallon batch? I know when I used a champagne yeast in the
    secondary on...

  • Posted in thread: Ginger Brew: what went wrong? on 01-15-2006 at 02:20 PM
    Just wanted to thanks everyone - last night I enjoyed a carbonated hard ginger ale., and it was

  • Posted in thread: thermometers on 01-10-2006 at 11:31 PM
    i like the hanging from a string idea, but I had another question.When using a smaller dial
    thermometer, you are only reading the temperature of the top of the wort. When doing a full
    boil 5 gallons a...

  • Posted in thread: thermometers on 01-10-2006 at 03:32 AM
    I am an extract brewer with thoughts of soon going to mini-mash or all grain. I am currently
    using a small dial thermometer which I am cocerned of losing it in my wort (especially when I
    am sanitizing...

  • Posted in thread: Help with yeast for barleywine on 01-10-2006 at 03:14 AM
    OK so I am thinking of using the DRY english ale yeast after the regular one fizzles out.
    Should I just plan on adding it when I rack to a secondary? and how should I go about adding- I
    assume I still...

  • Posted in thread: Air Stone on 01-09-2006 at 04:19 AM
    I find the stones break right off... the last one broke off before I even got a chance to use
    it. One of these times they're going to break off right in my beer.......

  • Posted in thread: Air Stone on 01-08-2006 at 07:14 PM
    After losing another (cheap) air stone to sanitation fluid, I've decided to boil my air stones
    for sanitation. I am hoping they last longer this way.

  • Posted in thread: British Ale Yeast on 01-08-2006 at 05:52 PM
    For my latest batch I am using this yeast.It seems to be bubbling sporadically... that is it
    will bubble for extended periods and then just plain stop for extended periods. Is this normal
    for this yea...

  • Posted in thread: Ginger Brew: what went wrong? on 01-08-2006 at 11:40 AM
    I used 5 oz corn sugar

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