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  • Posted in thread: Is this bad news? on 11-02-2015 at 03:07 PM
    For the camp that thinks a hydrometer poses a greater infection risk than a wine thief or
    baster, what is your logic behind this? Personally, I don't take hydrometer readings in the
    vessel, but I don'...

  • Posted in thread: I wish I had this problem, but I'm curious. on 10-30-2015 at 01:29 PM
    AKA a 200 gallons per household limit. In Alabama the pertinent section of the code is:"The
    aggregate amount of the beer, mead, cider, and table wine permitted to be produced under this
    act, with resp...

  • Posted in thread: PET Carboys - Cleaning Agents Besides Oxy or PBW? on 10-19-2015 at 07:59 PM
    I've been using poor man PBW (3 parts oxiclean 1 part TSP-90) for years now to clean my PET
    carboys. I have 2 Better Bottle brand and 4 Mid-west/Northernbrewer brand (Big Bubbler)
    carboys. One of the ...

  • Posted in thread: How clear should a saison be? on 10-15-2015 at 03:14 PM
    All comes down to your process and ingredients. You gave very little information. Typically, I
    get clear saisons, but I don't use a ton of high protein malt like wheat, rye, oat. If you use
    enough whe...

  • Posted in thread: I forgot a hop addition in the boil .. on 10-13-2015 at 08:07 PM
    I with the don't worry about it and toss in with dry hop addition camp. I don't think are you
    going to get what you need out of a mini-brew or starter or whatever you were thinking of. I
    brew my own I...

  • Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-12-2015 at 09:41 PM
    :off:I think everyone's first beer kit should come with Lallemands Belle Saison. So versatile
    and tolerant to temps.

  • Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-12-2015 at 09:39 PM
    Temp control should be #1. If you cannot keep it the yeast in the happy temp zone, I would not
    brew. If you have a brew store near by, pick up some saison yeast,like mentioned above, and
    maybe swap ou...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy vs fermenting bucket on 10-09-2015 at 01:30 PM
    MY starter kit arrived today and looking at the instructions I realized that the Irish Ale I
    got required 2nd stage fermentation. I know I can skip that and leave it in the fermentation
    bucket an extr...

  • Posted in thread: C02 Pressure on 10-05-2015 at 03:05 PM

  • Posted in thread: C02 Pressure on 10-01-2015 at 08:38 PM
    If you are using a plastic 2L soda bottle they can handle a lot of pressure and the carbonation
    cap and definitely handle 30psi. Take you beer in the bottle and put in your fridge until it is