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Posted in thread: Best bottle for shipping homebrew? on 03-02-2013 at 05:36 PM
Thanks for all the replies. Here's a summary of the options of shipping in non-glass
containers:1. Mr Beer plastic bottles. Pros - color and shape of traditional beer bottles,
reusable, screw-cap, com...
Posted in thread: Best bottle for shipping homebrew? on 02-23-2013 at 10:25 PM
I'm sure this must have been discussed before, but is there a safer way to ship homebrew than
in traditional capped glass bottles? Not for competition, so what about those Coors resealable
Posted in thread: Mashing time/temp on 05-21-2010 at 07:21 PM
Are the mash temperatures you give taken from from the initial reading? It is useful to have a
temperature reading at the end of the mash too. If you lost more heat than typical during the
mash, the a...
Posted in thread: brewpub business plan on 05-17-2010 at 06:02 PM
Great Job. From the beer point-of-view, I wonder though how realistic it is to propose to start
out offering 6 different Fantom beers? Will the Golden, Amber and Brown really seem that
different from ...
Posted in thread: What is this off-flavor? on 04-12-2010 at 09:16 PM
Seems like the strawberries are a likely source of off-flavors
Posted in thread: Batch sparging convert! on 02-27-2009 at 11:50 PM
Well, if you re-circulate till clear with batch sparging, I don't see how you can save much
time or effort vs fly sparging. Please tell me how long your batch sparge takes for a 5 or 10
gallon batch o...
Posted in thread: Anybody else not a big fan of highly hopped beers? on 01-12-2009 at 02:44 AM
I agree with the original post in this thread. I love hops, but many American IPAs are frankly
overhopped, in my opinion. I think you can have too much of a good thing, and beer becomes
Posted in thread: Do campden tablets de-chlorinate water on 01-02-2009 at 03:43 AM
Just a warning about BYO's Wizard. I don't have it in front of me, but in one article he
recommends half an ounce of metabisulfite per 10-20 gallons of water to remove chlorine; it
should be half a ca...
Posted in thread: Batch sparging convert! on 12-27-2007 at 07:26 PM
I have always used fly-sparging. I understand the desire to hasten things up (and be willing to
use more grain in the process). But in fly-sparging great importance has been put on
recirculating wort ...
Posted in thread: Mash Temps on 12-02-2007 at 01:23 PM
It seems you are looking for a ball-park figure. To mash at about 66 C (151F), I find I have to
have the (strike) water at about 81 C (178F). Of course, this depends on the temperature and