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  • Posted in thread: Mystery Hops on 07-31-2015 at 12:40 PM
    You can also use fresh hops "wet hops" at flameout. Search wet hops or fresh hops recipes.
    Usually the hops are harvested and used within 48 hours so you don't have to invest any time in
    drying the ho...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation - Need Help Please! on 07-29-2015 at 12:08 PM
    Well.. Now I'm thinking my actual hydrometer is off. Saying water out the faucet is 1.015It is
    common for hydrometers to be off a little. It is best to use distilled water at the correct
    temperature t...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation - Need Help Please! on 07-29-2015 at 02:27 AM
    When alcohol is present a refractometer will read high. You have to convert the reading based
    on the original reading. is best to use a refractometer for taking mash, sparge and pre-boil
    readings.A h...

  • Posted in thread: Mold growing on beer corks on 07-28-2015 at 12:36 PM
    You should be fine with the mold. I had this happen with a bunch of corked homebrew beers that
    I was aging to give at Christmas last year. I just pulled them all out and cleaned them with
    Starsan. I t...

  • Posted in thread: My first Bottle Bomb: What went wrong? on 07-28-2015 at 12:36 AM
    What was your OG and FG?Type of yeast?Temperature Control?I brewed an oyster stout that was
    supposed to finish around 1.018 (75% attenuation). It "finished" at 1.022 (68% attenuation). I
    had messed wi...

  • Posted in thread: Ever thought about brewing a BMC clone? on 07-26-2015 at 12:49 PM
    I brew a light lager for my Father in Law all the time. Makes him happy and it's great to have
    an easy drinking beer for hot days. For grins I entered it into the Blue Bonnet Brewoff and it
    made it in...

  • Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 07-24-2015 at 10:40 PM
    I have been contemplating brewing a brown ale. Our doberman loves to drink the pool water in a
    part of our pool that is six inches deep. Someone said that he looked like a moose because he
    sticks his ...

  • Posted in thread: How to keep beer glassware from condensating (for photos)? on 07-24-2015 at 12:59 AM
    I had two thoughts so here they are with pictures. Solution 1 is to pour the beer in a warm
    glass which will give you some time to take the picture before the beer cools the glass and
    condensation for...

  • Posted in thread: Aging at room temperature? on 07-19-2015 at 05:46 PM
    If that is all you can do than it should not be a problem. Just find the coolest closet in your
    house and put them there. Or if you have a basement that should work too. Constant temperature
    and no li...

  • Posted in thread: Safbrew T-58 on 07-14-2015 at 03:38 PM
    I used T-58 in a Black Saison that I modeled after Goose Island's Pepe Nero. I choose T-58 to
    give me the pepper notes instead of adding black peppercorns like Goose Island does. Turned out
    to be a gr...


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