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  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest yeast question on 07-12-2014 at 03:44 PM
    Use one or the other, but won't need both. Make a starter with the liquid yeast per
    instructions a couple days prior to brewing, decant then pitch that when your wort has cooled.
    Save the dry yeast fo...

  • Posted in thread: Some questions on 11-16-2013 at 09:45 PM
    My question regarding your hop addition would be when the hops were added and taken out? Ten
    minutes at the start of the boil will give you more of the bitter side of the hops, while ten
    minutes at th...

  • Posted in thread: Kettle Spider on 11-09-2013 at 10:18 PM
    Have not tried one myself but search Hop Spider in this forum

  • Posted in thread: First Homebrew Attempt Questions on 10-23-2013 at 11:52 PM
    1. If it is a six gallon carboy i would use that to ferment and the bucket to bottle but if is
    only a five gal I would ferment in the bucket unless you rig a blow off tube. Depending on
    activity of th...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a 1 gallon jug! on 10-23-2013 at 11:40 PM
    Let the priming solution cool while you transfer the contents of the secondary back into a
    sanitized container, stir in priming sugar, and bottle from there. I wouldn't want to do the
    math and measure...

  • Posted in thread: Dang! on 03-13-2013 at 10:32 PM
    Altho I can not make the connection between Starsan in your beer and banana bread, I would not
    think that a little bit of sanitizer in the keg should not give any off flavors or health
    issues, provide...

  • Posted in thread: First boil over on 03-02-2013 at 09:40 PM
    +1 on the spray bottle, I also use it to shoot the hop debris that clings around the side of
    the keggle back into the mix once the boils settles in.

  • Posted in thread: Im Looking for a Good Recipe Book on 03-02-2013 at 02:17 AM
    There is also Designing Great Beers, and Clone Brews. I would agree the web is great resource,
    but there is something about having a 'page turner' in hand. I have all these and Radical
    Brewing, How to...

  • Posted in thread: troegs on 02-27-2013 at 01:45 AM
    Had a bottle of their Dead Reckoning Porter that I received in a mixed six pack for Xmas and
    was impressed with that offering. Will keep Troegs in mind when I am out doing a little R & D
    as my daughte...

  • Posted in thread: RDWHAHB being put to the test. on 02-04-2013 at 11:58 PM
    Although I have not had the fortune of dunking my arm to the elbow, while you are RDWHAHB, I
    can say that I brewed that 'Black Widow' recipe as he calls it back on Black Friday and it is
    mighty tasty ...