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  • Posted in thread: How do you clean a blowoff hose? on 12-16-2012 at 03:57 PM
    The key to soaking tubing in a cleaner is to get it completely submerged. For example, in a
    kitchen sink place one end of the tubing into the liquid, place something on it to keep it
    submerged (like a...

  • Posted in thread: don't like pilsners - why? on 12-15-2012 at 10:22 PM
    I dont like them either. Of the ones youve tried, are they all pasteurized. All the big
    commercial beers to me have an overbearing "sour" taste. It dominates the beer and its all I
    can taste. I can ac...

  • Posted in thread: What did you learn this week? on 12-15-2012 at 02:22 PM
    This week I learned that if you choose to secondary ferment a 5 gallon batch, it should take
    place in a 5 gallon carboy and nothing bigger.

  • Posted in thread: Very new... on 12-14-2012 at 10:19 PM
    Oh yeah, sorry man. I was in the same boat as you a couple months ago. I wanted to get into
    this cheaply. I did quite a bit of research on the brew kettle. I ended up deciding that I
    wanted to get the...

  • Posted in thread: Very new... on 12-13-2012 at 02:33 PM
    I would call Midwest brewing and ask if you can get the Groupon starter deal. It's the perfect
    intro duction to brewing. $75 gets you everything you need to get started including a recipe
    kit. you als...

  • Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 12-13-2012 at 12:51 AM
    Biotech Process Supervisor. It's like large scale homebrewing.

  • Posted in thread: pH Meter Calibration on 12-09-2012 at 02:46 PM
    Wow, I've been calibrating and using pH meters every day for 13 years and I think some of you
    understand how it works better than I do!!

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning sugar = ?abv on 12-09-2012 at 02:32 PM
    Thank You for this! I've been keeping a journal of my brews and this was an unanswered question
    that I had.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Bed "Lifter"? on 12-09-2012 at 02:21 AM
    OK, thanks guys. I'm going to look into the geletin finings. I "cold crashed" my second batch
    and that worked amazingly!

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Bed "Lifter"? on 12-08-2012 at 09:08 PM
    Hi,I've brewed 2 batches so far and I love this hobby. I can't believe how good the beer comes
    out! I was wondering if anybody has ever tried using something like cheese cloth or some other
    device to ...