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  • Posted in thread: Leaving hops in fermenter? on 05-31-2016 at 09:13 PM
    There's no real need to strain out the hops normally. I guess if you were leaving it in the
    fermenter for months, it might get a little grassy tasting. I never strain the hops out.

  • Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 05-31-2016 at 08:10 PM
    mprowland quote: "When I take a sample for checking my original gravity, I usually leave it on
    the counter for a week or so. The sample ferments just as fast as my wort, and this is with no
    yeast adde...

  • Posted in thread: hi from Cincinnati! on 05-30-2016 at 07:59 PM
    Welcome to HBT.

  • Posted in thread: I have finally joined! on 05-30-2016 at 07:25 PM
    Welcome to HBT.

  • Posted in thread: Beer clarity vs carbonation question on 05-30-2016 at 06:54 PM
    I see your location is Norway. Normally, conditioning is at 70F or higher - your temp might be

  • Posted in thread: Why use yeast starter if yeast multiplies anyway? on 05-30-2016 at 06:46 PM
    I don't even bother to rehydrate if the beer is under 1.080. Dozens and dozens of batches done
    like that and compared to rehydrating have convinced me that for my beer it just doesn't make a

  • Posted in thread: Wort OG Question on 05-29-2016 at 07:48 PM
    BU:GU is only one factor in that balance. FG will matter as well, and that will likely be
    higher. And IBUs don't model as easily as gravity does. There's the dilution factor afterwards
    too. While the ...

  • Posted in thread: Wort OG Question on 05-29-2016 at 07:11 PM
    As long as you're boiling the same volume and just decreasing the top-off water, your boil
    gravity will be the same, so hop utilization won't change. By just decreasing the volume, the
    sugar concentra...

  • Posted in thread: Not Happy another bad brewday.. one long groan….* on 05-29-2016 at 06:19 PM
    I vote for the "forget recirculation entirely" idea. I like simplicity.

  • Posted in thread: Dirty bottles on 05-29-2016 at 05:48 PM
    I've found the best way to clean bottles with dried crud is a soak in PBW solution followed by
    scrubbing with a bottle brush mounted in a battery powered drill.Yes, and rinsing with a jet
    washer using...

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