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  • raleigh
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  • Posted in thread: Experimenting With Yeast on 07-02-2015 at 02:07 AM
    I say as long as you have a reasonable expectation, go as crazy as you want. There are a lot of
    ways you can go with this. a) You can pick similar yeast strains to find subtle differences.b)
    You can p...

  • Posted in thread: What to expect in taste or body change in finishing on 06-11-2014 at 03:36 AM
    I'm not exactly sure what you are claiming you screwed up on. 4 days is probably too early to
    declare fermentation is done (unless gravity readings have been 1.012 for several days, which
    would be a 2...

  • Posted in thread: Slow n' steady or quick n' intense? on 06-11-2014 at 03:14 AM
    In my experience the faster the fermentation the less "yeast flavors" I get (esters/phenols),
    and vice versa (though, not significant). However this is not a strong correlation. Following
    proper (and ...

  • Posted in thread: Under carbed beer! on 06-11-2014 at 02:55 AM
    I wouldn't add more sugar. the 5oz baggies would be sufficient for carbonating 6gals to a
    drinkable level. 9 days really isn't enough time to be fully carbonated, and there is no harm
    in letting you b...

  • Posted in thread: Lagering Idea on 11-13-2013 at 03:07 AM
    While i tend to agree with kayakman from safety concerns (I work for an NRTL-same as UL or
    CSA), depending what you are actually trying to accomplish, the safety concerns can be
    mitigated. THIS WILL N...

  • Posted in thread: I am looking for 2 new books to read related to specific beer things... on 11-05-2013 at 12:29 PM
    I can't comment on the industrial brewing.But, Designing Great Beers is an excellent book. My
    only complaint is that it doesn't cover all styles. It is still very informative, as it breaks
    down styles...

  • Posted in thread: Suprised by Special Brown Ale on 08-29-2013 at 02:15 AM
    My LHBS sells it.

  • Posted in thread: Suprised by Special Brown Ale on 08-29-2013 at 12:52 AM
    I have been intrigued by Special B malt for a long time now, but never had a recipe that called
    for it. When I looked up the description/flavor of Special B I immediately thought it would be
    perfect f...

  • Posted in thread: Beer recipes on 07-31-2013 at 10:01 PM
    try googling AHA winners circle.

  • Posted in thread: Magic Bullet for grain mill?? on 07-31-2013 at 09:53 PM
    And the magic bullet is definately not meant for extended use, it will turn itself off before
    overheating though (according to the manual at least)That's called overheating. But, it is a
    plus that you...