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  • Posted in thread: Resurrecting an old yeast ? on 02-14-2013 at 02:56 PM
    Not sure how much yeast nutrient you should add, but I'm guessing that there are some
    recommendations on the container somewhere. As for the yeast, you should be good with a
    starter. If you have some ...

  • Posted in thread: Brew swapping Etiquette. on 02-14-2013 at 02:51 PM
    I've found that it's best to always give your honest opinion. Sometimes new brewers don't
    respond well to negative feedback, but in the end it will make them a better brewer and they
    will probably tha...

  • Posted in thread: Dirty Monk Belgian Dark Strong Ale on 12-28-2011 at 08:44 PM
    I'm not sure. I could have made some adjustments on the fly, or had some settings (SRM, etc)
    incorrect in the version of Beersmith that I was running at the time. I If you want to bump
    them up, I woul...

  • Posted in thread: Dirty Monk Belgian Dark Strong Ale on 12-28-2011 at 08:17 PM
    A step mash isn't even necessary. I've brewed this recipe with a single infusion and with a
    protein rest. Both turned out well.

  • Posted in thread: Hey Y'all - Anything I'm missing before I boil? on 12-28-2011 at 07:08 PM
    You'll need a bigger fermenter- either 6.5 gallon carboy or a bucket. A 5 gallon carboy will
    not hold a 5 gallon batch of beer. If that's all you have, you can get by with it if you have
    to by using a...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter - should I pitch entire thing or just yeast sediment? on 12-28-2011 at 07:05 PM
    I typically dump the liquid, leaving just a bit on top of the yeast, swirl it all around to get
    it mixed up and make sure that I'm not leaving clumps of yeast behind, then dump that in when
    it's time....

  • Posted in thread: First Brew; questions about mistakes. on 12-28-2011 at 05:46 PM
    So for my first brew I am making a Belgian Tripel using the Brewers Best kit.My mistake was I
    used my bottling container with the tap (thoroughly sterilized) as my 'primary' fermenting
    container. So n...

  • Posted in thread: Edmund Fitzgerald Clone (AG) on 12-19-2011 at 02:58 AM
    Sorry it's been a while since I checked in on this thread, everyone. Glad to hear that this is
    being brewed, improved upon and enjoyed!

  • Posted in thread: bottling after 10 days on 12-19-2011 at 02:49 AM
    I hear ya brutha. Or if you dislocate your elbow. :(Wait, is that an EdWort *and* Biermuncher*
    sighting?!?! :)

  • Posted in thread: What's Your preference in Pumpkin beer? on 09-23-2011 at 05:58 PM
    I'm not a big pumpkin beer fan, but I've tried a number of them. 2011 ST Pumking was much
    better than the 2010 version, but I'd still have to say that my top pumpkin beers are
    Weyerbacher Imperial Pum...

Quote: Originally Posted by the_bird Well, if you *love* it.... again, note that my A.S.S. has five pounds.
October 29, 2009  •  07:39 PM
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