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Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 02-14-2016 at 08:19 AM
Depends what they're made of! Any idea? Stainless is fine, lots of other stuff could be
problematic. If they're bismuth fishing weights, I would really think twice about drinking it.
Posted in thread: Need Input on new House Ale on 02-14-2016 at 02:03 AM
I'm not sure I get the Nelson Sauvin with the Simcoe and Centennial -- it seems like a more
delicate hop to me.The Maris Otter seems like it will be completely unnoticeable in there --
maybe just use ...
Posted in thread: First speed bump on 02-13-2016 at 01:37 AM
It won't be flat, and isn't very likely to be infected. The worst that may have happened is it
was exposed to a little more oxygen than ideal, which can result in some slight cardboard-y
flavor. I rea...
Posted in thread: Additions to porter post primary. Need some ideas. on 02-08-2016 at 12:41 AM
All the vanilla stouts and porters I've had are really pretty gross, and I like vanilla.
Something just off about the combo for me. I've gone coffee, which is good; cacao, which I also
liked; and most...
Posted in thread: Pulley Question on 02-02-2016 at 07:03 PM
I just have a hangman's noose on the end of the rope hanging down from the pulley. I gather the
neck of the back together, push through the noose, and cinch it down. Has never slipped or
failed in the...
Posted in thread: What could have happened? on 02-01-2016 at 06:22 PM
"Well below 80" makes me a little nervous, since I would definitely want to keep both those
yeasts in the 60s from pitch through active fermentation. It also sounds like it's been less
than 24 hours -...
Posted in thread: Christmas Traitor? on 12-27-2015 at 06:37 PM
Your beer should pick up some special Xmas points for being both green and red.
Posted in thread: Metal Shavings from Mill Rollers on 12-24-2015 at 09:38 PM
You didn't by any chance close the gap to the point where the rollers are touching, did you?
Posted in thread: Nordic Farmhouse on 12-24-2015 at 09:33 PM
I have an IPA on tap that had a bit under 2 oz of fresh juniper berries and needles, and it is
WAY too much. I added them for a half hour steep at 180 degrees or so.
Posted in thread: Soooo.... I "found" a 3yr old Carboy in the back of my basement.... on 12-24-2015 at 09:31 PM
Indeed. I mean, you know, just because I have a 15 year old carboy doesn't mean that I
shouldn't use it ;-)Unless it's glass! Then dispose of it in a sealed container while wearing
heavy leather gaunt...