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Posted in thread: Plinian IPA from NB on 07-19-2014 at 02:25 PM
I brewed it a few weeks ago, went from 1.071 to 1.007.Its more bitter than Pliny, but it may be
due to my water. I really like it though!
Posted in thread: Whole Pumpkin Pie in brew on 07-17-2014 at 04:19 PM
And the award for best cock tease HBT thread goes to!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Drum roll
please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D Serioiusly though. No pictures, no results, no oil slick
answers, nothing! Two mother ...
Posted in thread: "polishing your keg" is more than a clever euphemism on 06-22-2014 at 07:00 PM
I already have an random orbital sander, so I'd like to use that. What would the grit structure
be to achieve a mirror shine? I have a buffing wheel I am going to use to polish.
Posted in thread: DIY 6-Pack Bottle Filler on 06-20-2014 at 03:13 AM
Ok, so I'll switch to this.Hey, did you ever get a working prototype for this?I'm going to be
bottling a LOT of beer for my wedding, and anything I can do to expedite the process will be
Posted in thread: Which yeast would you use? on 06-07-2014 at 05:53 PM
I don't think there's any reason you can't. Since the OG of this wort is going to be high it
will require more than one packet. For "normal" beers, you don't need to make a starter out of
dry yeast, b...
Posted in thread: Oak age in primary? on 05-31-2014 at 04:06 AM
Is it okay to oak age in primary? I have a porter I am adding rye whiskey and 2oz of oak cubes
to. I don't plan on letting them sit for more than 2.5 weeks, and I'd rather not rack to
secondary if I d...
Posted in thread: Enhancing a free NB kit on 05-30-2014 at 03:18 AM
Trub in primary isn't a big deal, at least in terms of flavor.I'd recommend not using a
secondary unless you are doing extended aging (> 1 or 2 months)I'd also recommend leaving in
primary for a bit l...
Posted in thread: who uses an O2 wand for aeration and your thoughts on 05-30-2014 at 12:06 AM
I own a wand and use it when two conditions simultaneously exist: i) I'm using liquid yeast and
ii) it's a bigger beer (>1.060). For the record, that's not all that often. I've been using dry
Posted in thread: What to buy next for an upgrade? on 05-27-2014 at 06:48 PM
While I'd love to spring for a keg / keezer setup, I'd like to use this cash to make bottling
my beers for the wedding easier / more efficient.I ended up buying a Chugger pump and a 0.5
Posted in thread: What to buy next for an upgrade? on 05-26-2014 at 03:16 PM
Oh and speaking of fermentation chambers, I do have an STC controlling my fridge, but I don't
have a way to heat yet, just cool. I've read those thermal wraps aren't approved / recommended
for glass c...