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  • Posted in thread: New Brewer -- What if I don't actually Lager my Lager? on 12-14-2016 at 10:34 PM
    I have this Denny Conn article bookmarked for my next lager test. He says this is a old
    lagering technique used by commercial brewers. "You can find more about it online or in the
    book Homebrew All-St...

  • Posted in thread: Decent Sour Beer with Malt Extract on 12-07-2016 at 06:25 PM
    I love Jolly Pumpkin beers but bottles price keeps going up as the size goes down, so I can't
    afford to buy them like I used to. I used this Lambic recipe, but for yeast I made a starter
    out of the dr...

  • Posted in thread: beginner resources on 11-21-2016 at 04:42 PM
    I have a few batches under my belt, and I was having trouble finding good literature. Many
    books are more about the pseudo-science/lore of Kombucha and less on technique. I just finished
    reading this ...

  • Posted in thread: Kombucha Beer on 10-25-2016 at 07:28 PM
    Have you thought about blending? Similar to a shandy (carbonated lemonade + beer). You would
    have much more control over the final product and get the full hop flavor with the kombucha
    tartness. Oxyge...

  • Posted in thread: Soapmaking on 10-25-2016 at 01:46 PM
    You can/should use 0% superfat soap for laundry soap. 100% coconut oil soap works very well. It
    also makes a good stain stick so you can save some for that when you make it.Is the 1 part
    washing soap ...

  • Posted in thread: Soapmaking on 10-25-2016 at 01:15 PM
    I have been testing a homemade laundry soap recipe I found online, that seems to work pretty
    well:1 part homemade soap bar (5% superfat) grated on box grater1 part Borox1 part Washing
    SodaI put them i...

  • Posted in thread: Soapmaking on 10-24-2016 at 01:29 PM
    Indeed. Just call it pig lard in soapcalcI was just reading about that the other day. One
    article described how to wash the fat before you use it. They put a big pot of water on to
    boil. When it was b...

  • Posted in thread: The Birthday Paradox - let's test it on 10-13-2016 at 12:54 PM

  • Posted in thread: Holy crap, I used metal! Help! on 09-28-2016 at 04:31 PM
    Mason jars are designed to hold acidic foods, tomato juice, pickles, and they have a rubber
    casket on and some type of protective barrier in the inside of the lid. Never used lids that
    are scratched o...

  • Posted in thread: Hops kombucha on 09-21-2016 at 01:29 PM
    This sounds wonderful. I have all the stuff to start growing a scoby and I would love to hop
    some of it. For non-beer brewers, as someone mentioned above. boiling hops for 60+ min.=all

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