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  • Posted in thread: Limit of 200 gallons of home brew..... on 08-26-2016 at 04:33 PM
    Pretty sure that is the Federal limit too, but who's going to bother to enforce it? As long as
    you're not selling it or tearing down your neighborhood with raging parties weekly, enforcement
    isn't goi...

  • Posted in thread: North Korea launches first beer festival on 08-26-2016 at 04:27 PM
    This made my day.

  • Posted in thread: first year plant questions on 08-26-2016 at 04:24 PM
    First year plants need a lot of water. Maybe the drainage in the new area is an issue. Most
    plants don't really produce in the first year. Male plants would still flower, it's just a
    different flower....

  • Posted in thread: Have a conical? I have a question on brew volumes on 08-26-2016 at 04:20 PM
    If you let the trub settle overnight, generally you're not going to lose much wort when dumping
    the small amount that settles. Just be careful not to suck your blow-off bucket liquid into the

  • Posted in thread: Trub Going Into Carboy - Bad or OK? on 08-23-2016 at 04:56 PM
    I try to limit trub into the fermenter, or dump it out of the conical when doing lighter lagers
    or ales, but for the rest, most of it goes in. It will contain some nutrients for fermentation,
    and as l...

  • Posted in thread: Need to identify this tree! on 08-03-2016 at 06:29 PM
    Wild black cherry? Maybe chokecherry?

  • Posted in thread: Overcarbed! on 08-03-2016 at 01:02 PM
    If you're going to wait the week or two anyway, just set it at 12 psi and leave it. No need to
    jack up the initial pressure.

  • Posted in thread: Hefe base malt options on 08-03-2016 at 11:00 AM
    Munich is a nice malt to give some depth and color to a hefe 5-10% of light munich should be
    enough. English-style ale malts may create some biscuity malt flavors that wouldn't quite fit,
    but that dep...

  • Posted in thread: How to quickly dry harvested hops? on 08-03-2016 at 10:53 AM
    The drying time depends mostly on the power of the fan and the depth of the hop-bed. Better
    air-flow is going to give you quicker drying. Another option is leaving them in the oven at
    night at a very ...

  • Posted in thread: Entering beer in a competition but unsure of style. Please help. on 08-03-2016 at 10:46 AM
    Enter it in the category it tastes like. Judges never see a recipe. If that beer turns out to
    be an amber, steam, brown, dark saison if the ferment went weird, enter it where te flavor puts

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