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  • Posted in thread: AHB Kits with full boil on 04-15-2008 at 05:07 AM
    I ran into your issue a few months ago and talked to the guys at the store about it. Their
    response is full boil= good (hop utilization, etc) but mash with the water amount they tell
    you. Mash heavy, ...

  • Posted in thread: bottling question on 02-15-2008 at 11:12 PM
    You should bottle right away. Risk infections otherwise

  • Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer flask on electric stove on 01-08-2008 at 07:32 AM
    I am leaning more towards a pot at this point as this is my first starter and I would like to
    avoid broken/scarred glass.My plan was to use a coil element stove and dunk the flask in a sink
    full of ic...

  • Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer flask on electric stove on 01-07-2008 at 03:30 AM
    Is it possible to boil a yeast starter on an electric range, I know gas is better but I can't
    do anything about it

  • Posted in thread: What cotainer to use for yeast starter? on 01-07-2008 at 03:27 AM
    I'm surprised no one has mentioned the erlenmeyer flasks yet. The real advantage here is that
    you can set it right on the burner to boil your wort before you pitch the yeast and it's got a
    flat bottom...

  • Posted in thread: Time For The Year-End Tally (How Much Did You Brew?) on 01-03-2008 at 06:12 AM
    20 gallons beer, 5 gallons Apfelwein since Oct

  • Posted in thread: What Brewing (or beer) Goodies Did Santa Bring You? on 12-30-2007 at 04:04 AM
    Bottling Tree with bottle brush (SWMBO always concerned about my sanitation)Fermetech plastic
    thiefAHS Scotch Ale Mini mash kitAHS Kolsch mini mash kitThanks SWMBO

  • Posted in thread: 2 WL Vials for HG beer on 12-24-2007 at 06:34 PM
    Has anyone used 2 White Labs vials for a high gravity beer (1.084) as opposed to making a
    starter. One of the guys at AHBS recommended it to me said it would work just as well.Obviously
    not the cheape...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation in Secondary? on 12-19-2007 at 02:02 AM
    So I checked my FG today, kept hoping the bubbles would die off and they never do.1.012 exactly
    as the recipe said but I still have a lot of bubbles, almost like carbonation. Or Apfelwein

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation in Secondary? on 12-13-2007 at 05:14 AM
    Did it keep going for very long like that, or just a little while?That looks like CO2 coming
    out of suspension.It started about a week after going to secondary and has not let upWas there
    a temperatur...

Scott Primary: Secondary: UPS Truck Brown Ale Secondary 2: Kolsch Bottle Conditioning: Floating Debris Red Ale (1st beer), Ed's Apfelwein, Oatmeal Stout