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  • Posted in thread: Vanilla Vodka Bean on 09-28-2012 at 05:59 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 06:09 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 03:37 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 03:13 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 06:26 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 04:18 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
    15mins.

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop? on 05-06-2012 at 03:25 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 ...

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