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  • Posted in thread: FAQ: Aluminum Pots for Boil Kettles? on 10-12-2016 at 01:29 PM
    The nice thing about aluminum is its cheap. The not nice thing about cheap aluminum is its
    cheap.What kind of water did you use? If you used distilled there wouldn't be anything for the
    Aluminum to re...

  • Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 12-15-2015 at 11:20 PM
    I stopped using whirlfloc or anything like that years ago. WHen I brew regularly I settle into
    a schedule of once every three weeks. I ferment in a Spiegel 15 gal and after three weeks
    everything has ...

  • Posted in thread: Are Glass Bottles Going Bye-Bye? on 12-14-2015 at 12:57 PM
    I've bottled in the aluminum bottles. Works great for camping with homebrew. I'm pretty sure I
    capped with my lever capper not my wing.

  • Posted in thread: Are Glass Bottles Going Bye-Bye? on 12-14-2015 at 02:36 AM
    If cans are cheaper to produce and ship you sure can't tell by the price of a six pack vs
    glass.

  • Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 12-14-2015 at 02:34 AM
    Boil hot, chill fast, let it sit. Clear beer.

  • Posted in thread: Please critique this IPA recipe on 12-14-2015 at 02:32 AM
    If its not bitter enough, add more next time!

  • Posted in thread: Please critique this IPA recipe on 12-13-2015 at 12:29 AM
    I like my IPA's dead center of style with emphasis on flavor and smooth, dissipating
    bitterness. I use Warrior to bitter, Citra or other tropical leaning hop for flavor, Willamette
    for flameout and Ca...

  • Posted in thread: Please critique this IPA recipe on 12-12-2015 at 06:20 PM
    My calcs show an OG of 1.075 and IBU's around 35.I would bring your OG/IBU ration closer to
    1:1, move Glacier to 15 and leave the rest. If those are all the hops you have, use some of the
    Glacier for ...

  • Posted in thread: Just kegged my 1st 10 gallon batch and......... on 12-12-2015 at 06:07 PM
    I flush with a hot BLC mix, flush with water, then flush with Starsan between each fill. At
    least every other time I break down my party tap, every few times I break down the keg
    couplings.

  • Posted in thread: Dumped starsan yeast in bottom of fermenter not water on 12-12-2015 at 06:03 PM
    Bummer. Add it to the list of knucklehead things you/we all do from time to time. Keeps brewing
    interesting for sure.If you aren't in the habit of having yeast backups at all times this will
    help you ...

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