Last Activity:05-02-2013 9:12 PM
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Posted in thread: Anyone here allergic to hops? on 04-26-2013 at 10:48 PM
If you have been coughing a lot since starting to brew make sure you're milling your grain in a
well-ventilated area and/or don't breath in the dust. A pro brewer told me once that breathing
Posted in thread: I have a thousand dollars for a conical on 02-18-2013 at 04:44 PM
I love my MoreBeer 14 gallon conical. Being able to roll it around and pressurize it to assist
transfers or push through a filter really make it easy on the old spine. Nice wide opening for
Posted in thread: Nottinghams in cider 30 hours no airlock activity? on 12-28-2012 at 02:49 PM
Look for a krausen. Take a gravity reading. No airlock activity doesn't guarantee lack of
Posted in thread: Wet Hop / Harvest Ales 2012 on 09-05-2012 at 12:41 PM
The malt is from Valley Malt in South Hadley, MA. Husband and wife opened up a couple years
ago. The pic with the chiller is after i ran the wort into the fermenter. 12 gallon recipe but
Posted in thread: Wet Hop / Harvest Ales 2012 on 09-04-2012 at 03:06 PM
Two handfuls (approximately 5 oz.) every 5 minutes for 90 minutes of mixed magnum, cascade,
centennial and liberty in a 10 gallon batch. 25 lbs locally malted 2-row and 2.25 lbs of
locally malted ambe...
Posted in thread: Cleveland bound. on 09-04-2012 at 02:54 PM
I recently stopped in a Fatheads North Olmsted, just west of the city, on a trip. Fantastic
array of quality brews and amazing sandwiches.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Puree Mead on 08-17-2012 at 02:44 PM
Yeah, the airlock turned out to be fairly useless. It stayed off balance, but never really got
bubbling. Finished out, though and had a nice krausen going. I was afraid the yeast would chew
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Puree Mead on 08-16-2012 at 03:17 PM
I fermented a mead in a pumpkin a couple years ago. There is still a slight pumpkin-y sourness
under the spices. Worked out pretty well.
Posted in thread: making a Lime Brew. on 05-02-2012 at 01:29 PM
The flavor from the leaves is sweeter than zest in my experience. I don't know how close the
flavor is to BLL. Never had it.
Posted in thread: making a Lime Brew. on 05-01-2012 at 04:06 PM
One option I haven't seen mentioned here yet is lime leaf. A few years ago several breweries
were brewing with kaffir lime leaves added into the brew. They are pretty easy to find in Asian
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