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  • Started in early 2007. All grain from day 1. Now have an electric brewing system with dual RIMS heaters.
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  • Posted in thread: Christmas in Belgium on 08-28-2014 at 03:40 AM
    Could I use crushed cardamom instead of ground? I have all ingredients except for this. Brewing
    this on Monday hopefully.I buy whole cardamom and coarse grind it. The ole hammer on a baggie

  • Posted in thread: RIP Delaneys Taproom on 08-26-2014 at 11:57 AM
    Oh no... All that beer!

  • Posted in thread: stir plate stopped while starter was on. on 08-24-2014 at 12:29 PM
    100mL ain't squat. Bump it up to a liter minimum. Two liters would be better. How old was the
    yeast? How many pack of yeast?

  • Posted in thread: Is this normal for a wheat beer? Pics inside on 08-21-2014 at 01:10 AM
    Wait a minute! Is that Jesus on your beer???

  • Posted in thread: 100% Stainless Heating Element on 08-21-2014 at 12:51 AM
    Any idea of the watt density?

  • Posted in thread: Is this normal for a wheat beer? Pics inside on 08-21-2014 at 12:33 AM
    It's flocculating and fermenting. 8 days might be a tad early to rack. You stirred up the yeast
    and its going at it again. Let it finish primary next time. As a matter of fact most times it's
    totally ...

  • Posted in thread: Doughnuts / Pies in beer on 08-19-2014 at 02:44 AM
    Never put a doughnut in your beer. You'll have cops lining up at your door!!!

  • Posted in thread: Cidery Belgian Dark Strong: What to blend with? on 08-16-2014 at 02:38 PM
    Nothing wrong with 20% sugar in a Belgian. Very doubtful the sugar is the cause of the cidery
    taste. Don't think blending will help much...

  • Posted in thread: Okay to delay between mash and brewing? on 08-15-2014 at 11:07 AM
    You might be OK. Look up how to do a Kentucky Common ale. It's how things used to be done back
    in the day...

  • Posted in thread: 30A Inline GFCI just died, any ideas? on 08-15-2014 at 12:46 AM
    Do you have another element you can try it on? You're drawing too much current on at least one
    of the legs. Might have cooked the element whichin turn may have fried your GFCI...

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