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  • Posted in thread: Citra IPA? on 11-05-2013 at 01:20 PM
    I agree on several points here, no need to use the higher end aroma/flavor hops for primary
    bittering agent, Magnum or Nugget works great for that. Citra does not have much of a
    citrus/grapefruit flav...

  • Posted in thread: Grain alcohol to turn into vinegar on 11-01-2013 at 08:21 AM
    You would not use grain alcohol to make vinegar. The production of grain alcohol is not legal
    in the US without a license. The production of such is not allowed for discussion here.

  • Posted in thread: Adding strawberry to 'Leffe Blonde' clone? on 11-01-2013 at 08:19 AM
    Being frozen, they can be added with no other prep. I would not add them to the whole batch;
    pull a gallon sample and add 1/2lb to that gallon and see if that will bring what you expect.
    Often times t...

  • Posted in thread: Need help with stir plate build on 11-01-2013 at 08:14 AM
    Are you sure you are turning the pot all the way up and not down? You should not need a pot at
    all if you have a 12v power supply and a 12v fan. I'd opt to measure the resistance you are
    actually usin...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Ale w/Rosemary, Thyme, & Parsley on 10-31-2013 at 11:33 AM
    I would pull a small batch say 1gal and dry hop that with the herbs before I batch the whole

  • Posted in thread: Raisins in a Bock on 10-24-2013 at 11:57 AM
    No I have not.....but it sounds like an excellent idea

  • Posted in thread: Spontaneous Fermentation First Attempt on 10-22-2013 at 11:41 AM
    Let it ride. It may or may not have any funk, but provided it has that good beer brewing smell
    and no rotting garbage smell it will be drinkable. The nice thing is no matter what strain of
    good yeast ...

  • Posted in thread: Spontaneous Fermentation First Attempt on 10-21-2013 at 11:33 AM
    How does the offgas smell?

  • Posted in thread: Spontaneous Fermentation First Attempt on 10-17-2013 at 09:59 PM
    That has been my experience. I decided to make a starter, and based on the starter whether to
    ramp it up or not. I'd hate to waste 5 gal when I can only waste a liter.

  • Posted in thread: Not using a secondary fermenter for Belgian Tripel on 10-16-2013 at 08:58 AM