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  • Posted in thread: Quick Brew Question on 02-28-2009 at 09:11 PM
    You should follow the recipe. Perle Hops generally have a much higher alpha acid content than
    Saaz. The Saaz Hops are there for aroma and flavor, while the Perle are pretty much just
    bittering Hops.

  • Posted in thread: ***help Please### Yeast!!! on 02-24-2009 at 03:04 AM
    Pitch it in. Tomorrow, go get some good dry yeast for just such an emergency.

  • Posted in thread: secondary in my primary? on 02-04-2009 at 12:49 AM
    Many Homebrewers don't rack to a secondary. They leave it in the primary the whole time, and
    those that live by this method swear by it.

  • Posted in thread: Ingredients On BeerSmith Issues on 01-24-2009 at 01:01 AM
    I don't own the program, so I'm not sure if this helps, but does it have Caramel Malt? Crystal
    Malt and Caramel Malt are one-in-the-same.

  • Posted in thread: My Belgian Strong Ale (Wyeast 1388) yeast starter on 01-24-2009 at 12:56 AM
    Very nice pics! :)

  • Posted in thread: !!!!!!!! Wow !!!!! on 01-24-2009 at 12:51 AM
    +1 on the patience! The first batch is always the hardest to wait for. Except maybe the next
    batch, or is it the one after that?

  • Posted in thread: Can I use a used growler with twist off cap to bottle some brew? on 11-10-2008 at 05:49 AM
    One of my fellow employees is also a Homebrewer, but he kegs. So I could try his beer, he put
    it in a Growler from a local Brewery (Buckbean ftw!). Anyway, I had it in my fridge for a
    couple of days, ...

  • Posted in thread: Comparing and contrasting wort volumes on 10-15-2008 at 01:23 AM
    The two main issues with boil volumes are Hops utilization and caramalization of the Wort. Your
    best bet is to follow the instructions, as the amount of Hops should be based on the boil
    volume indicat...

  • Posted in thread: Muslin Grain Bags on 09-11-2008 at 01:56 AM
    The long answer is, yes.

  • Added a new Photo on 09/01/2008

Following Stats
Nevada Testsite Brewery Primary: Secondary: Bottled: Belgian Dubbel, American Pale Ale, Irish Red Ale (Yeast Fuel experiment), Doppel Bock Up Next: Brown Ale
July 28, 2008  •  02:18 AM
Great Location for locals to go and learn, and shop!

Thanks for being there.

December 22, 2009  •  10:54 PM
Really, you should use a name other than Reno Homebrewer, which is Rob's Homebrew shop in Reno.