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  • Posted in thread: over carbonation? very bubbly IPA on 05-09-2015 at 02:33 AM
    You should chill them. From what I have heard, you can have bottle bombs occur even two months
    after they are filled. Chilling them should suspend the yeast activity that's causing the
    excess carbonat...

  • Posted in thread: Beer left to long on primary fermentation? (pilsner) on 05-09-2015 at 02:27 AM
    How old were the kits? Extract tends to darken over time as it gets past its prime shelf life;
    I hear there are homebrewers who will use it within two weeks of purchase for optimum flavor
    and SRM. It'...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Heritage Lager with US-04 on 04-29-2015 at 01:57 AM
    I ended up using the US-04 and just went full extract with a Briess Pilsner (first time I have
    done so in nearly two years...also another Coopers) to keep it simple for an after-work brew
    session. Got...

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 vs Johnson Temp Control on 04-28-2015 at 12:08 AM
    Thanks. I have not done soldering in over 10 years in some high school shop class. I should
    really join a homebrew club. That way I'd have some guys and girls to borrow stuff like this
    from instead of...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Heritage Lager with US-04 on 04-27-2015 at 11:28 PM
    So I have an expired Coopers Heritage Lager I had sitting around and was wondering how it would
    end up with using US-04 instead of the hybrid yeast.Would Czech Saaz also be good for adding
    additional ...

  • Posted in thread: To tinker or not to tinker on 04-05-2015 at 07:36 PM
    I don't prefer wheat beers that are over-hopped, but you can always try it. As was said
    earlier, wheat beers don't generally have a pronounced hop character. It's just one batch
    after-all and experime...

  • Posted in thread: Grain Mill Suggestions on 04-03-2015 at 10:35 PM
    I haven't brewed all-grain yet (was planning on brewing an "Imperial Dunklweizen this year but
    ended up going a bit crazy on my last binge), but I have two 5-gallon coolers (one Home Depot,
    one Igloo)...

  • Posted in thread: Grain Mill Suggestions on 04-03-2015 at 09:06 PM
    I need to mill my own grain as I have a 50 lb sack of grain I picked up for 35 dollars and 7
    (was supposed to be six, but it seems an extra one ended up in my order) all-grain kits I did
    not want to h...

  • Posted in thread: Finishing touches on a Mash Tun/HLT on 11-27-2014 at 03:23 PM
    So yeah...I haven't done a thing with the all-grain equipment in over a year (time off brewing
    plus having lots of extract kit sales). For the 1/2" NPT ball valves for my MLT and HLT, would
    this be a ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Incidents and other oops's on 11-24-2014 at 04:06 AM
    I dropped a pair of scissors I wanted sanitized into my fermentor full of beer thinking it was
    the starsan bucket today. In the end, it was one of those Coopers kits, so it can be OK if it


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