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Posted in thread: Apple Jack on 10-26-2014 at 01:42 PM
Friend of mine is making apple jack. She used Turbo yeast. I think she used 6 or 8# brown sugar
and two gallons of fresh apple juice she juiced. Final volume of 5 gallons. It has been
fermenting for t...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Peanut Butter stout. on 11-17-2012 at 12:47 AM
I made a chocolate peanut butter porter two months ago. It really didnt have much PB at first
but after two months you can taste it pretty well. It really shows through in the aftertaste.
Kinda of a d...
Posted in thread: is it safe to cook lobsters in my brew kettle on 07-03-2012 at 01:17 AM
Good question. It was an aluminum turkey frier. Stainless would probably do better.
Posted in thread: is it safe to cook lobsters in my brew kettle on 07-03-2012 at 12:17 AM
I cooked crab legs in my kettle and I could never get the odor out. I tried starsan, bleach,
and oxyclean. It would seem clean and even smell clean, but as soon as I boiled water, the
smell would retu...
Posted in thread: First Bottle Bomb! Yeah, that was exciting. on 04-18-2012 at 01:35 AM
Second batch I did was a nut brown ale. Bottle two cases and put them in the warm dark pantry.
A few days later I was awoken at two AM by a long THUD! Grabbed my bat and started sneaking
through the h...
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 04-14-2012 at 12:13 PM
549, 550, and 551; but I did that over 18 years. Never dropped one, always bumped it against
something. Two glass thermometers too...
Posted in thread: adding coffee grounds to hops on 01-29-2012 at 01:31 PM
How much is too much - over a winter? I have 5 vines (two year old columbus, cascade, and
centennial, and first year nugget and willamette). Is one pot per week per vine too much?
Posted in thread: 120v 5 gal questions on 10-05-2011 at 02:44 AM
I do 5 gallon AG boils with a standard 1500 W water heater element. I mounted it in my brew
pot. I wouldn't call it a violent boil like with gas, but it is a steady rolling boil that I
think is fine. ...
Posted in thread: Portland, Or trip on 06-09-2011 at 01:56 AM
I just got back from a Portland trip. I would recommend DeSchutes in Portland. If you are
flying into the Portland airport, I thought Laurelwood in the airport had some nice beers. If
you can swing ov...
Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Gumball Head Batch on 02-19-2011 at 02:52 AM
I have had pretty good luck with recipes from this site. It lets you scale recipes.