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Posted in thread: Vanilla Vodka Bean on 09-28-2012 at 06:59 PM
I did not cut it open... I did not realize they are about six inches long! I am interested to
see how it turns out too.
Posted in thread: Vanilla Vodka Bean on 09-27-2012 at 07:09 PM
I just transferred a chocolate coffee stout to the secondary ferment. I soaked a vanilla bean
for three days in vodka. My OG was 1.054, The gravity when I transferred to the secondary was
1.01. Will t...
Posted in thread: Best LHBS in NW or W suburbs? on 05-15-2012 at 04:37 AM
Hey Kurt,The Illinois Fire and safety Co in Geneva will do a refill. It is on Keslinger rd.
Across the road from Delnor hospital. It took 15 mins to refill my 5 lb tank. It may take two
days to refill...
Posted in thread: Best LHBS in NW or W suburbs? on 05-15-2012 at 04:13 AM
I too live in St. Charles and love the Home brew store in town. It is an easy drive from where
you are, I would say about a 45 minute drive. The staff are friendly and are really helpful. I
do not kno...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop? on 05-06-2012 at 07:26 PM
I never even considered the percentages. That is something I will keep in mind here on out.
Thanks for the advice. I believe that I put the first of the hops in at boil, then at 15, 30,
then every 10 ...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop? on 05-06-2012 at 05:18 PM
Thanks for the advice. I used a recipe out of the Brookland homebrew book. It was for a Simcoe
IPA, it required 3oz of simcoe hops during a 60min boil adding a 1/6 of the simcoe every
Posted in thread: Dry Hop? on 05-06-2012 at 04:25 PM
Hello everyone,I just finished my primary ferment on an AG IPA. I sampled a bit when
transfering to my secondary. It tasted smooth but I do not have the desired bitterness I was
looking for. Should I ...