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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-08-2014 at 12:03 PM
    Yes, please. I love dogs!

  • Posted in thread: new to this, Painfully discouraged, extract brewer on 08-01-2014 at 02:56 AM
    Extract og is easy to calculate, I suggest reading howtobrew.com for instructions. If you added
    top up water, your readings are likely off. Temperature of the wort during the reading is also

  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest yeast question on 07-13-2014 at 02:35 PM
    To calculate the proper size starter, use either yeastcalculator.com or mrmalty.com. As others
    mentioned, you just need one strain of yeast.

  • Posted in thread: The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway on 07-02-2014 at 12:18 PM
    U.s.a! U.s.a!Why is HBT autocorrecting my capital S and capital A?

  • Posted in thread: Bad water or just bad technique? on 06-27-2014 at 03:38 AM
    Definitely not the water's fault.Your gravity readings are all screwed up. If I understood
    everything correctly, you took a reading with very hot wort, right after adding top off water,
    and another on...

  • Posted in thread: Hot Break on 06-25-2014 at 07:50 PM
    Right, there are other ways to sanitize things. Boiling being one of them.

  • Posted in thread: Hot Break on 06-25-2014 at 07:39 PM
    It's not really the act of boiling that sanitizes, it's the temperature that you get it up to.I
    realize that, but in my opinion, it is easier to say boiling than to list a specific
    temperature since c...

  • Posted in thread: Hot Break on 06-25-2014 at 07:23 PM
    What is DMS? DMS precursor is called SMM. The more lightly kilned the grain, the more SMM, or
    the more DMS potential. Some brewers prefer 90 boils to ensure they boil off the SMM,
    especially when the...

  • Posted in thread: Hot Break on 06-25-2014 at 03:59 PM
    Also as I understand the boil it's two purposes are to cause the hot break so the protein can
    be removed and to extract or utilize the hops. So I guess what I'm really wondering is if the
    boil process...

  • Posted in thread: looking for ways to minimize oxidation when bottling on 06-25-2014 at 03:55 PM
    Also, can you describe the flavor that you are tasting which makes you think it is
    oxidation?Mild infections, or chlorophenols can cause off flavors in beer that may be confused
    with oxidation.