Last Activity:10-11-2014 10:39 PM
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Posted in thread: Yeast Starter From Dregs on 10-06-2014 at 04:41 AM
I made a batch of graff a couple years ago with some fresh apple cider using 3787 (Westmalle)
yeast. I put in 1.80 lbs of extra-light DME and steeped 1 lb of crystal 40L and 2 oz of
Carapils (must hav...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter From Dregs on 10-04-2014 at 05:15 AM
The gray stuff in the second add is probably hot or cold break. No worries. I would have put it
in the fridge, but if you sealed it up hot it is *probably* not contaminated with airborne
critters. 24 ...
Posted in thread: SS Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-14-2014 at 06:57 AM
Stainless everywhere - when will the temptation stop? When it hits my porch, hopefully :-)
Posted in thread: Appleton area brewers? on 09-01-2014 at 04:34 AM
I've also ordered from Ritebrew a couple times...I live in De Pere but work in Kaukauna so I
can't always get to the House of Homebrew before closing time. The pickup at Ritebrew worked
pretty well, a...
Posted in thread: Chicago/Upper Midwest: whose close to harvesting? on 09-01-2014 at 04:07 AM
In Green Bay...picked the Willamette last week (8/20), the Liberty 8/29, and the Cascades 8/30.
Good amount of yellow in the base of the petals and in the glands. In general I wait until a
few of the ...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 09-01-2014 at 03:46 AM
I was at one of the local breweries this weekend (Badger State, in Green Bay WI) and saw their
1-bbl conicals. Very sexay, but a little too big for me. 12.5 gal, I could do!
Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 09-01-2014 at 03:45 AM
Looks like I need to check HBT a little more often, or have fewer homebrews before logging in.
Almost missed out!
Posted in thread: 150 quart cooler on 08-02-2014 at 11:22 PM
150 quarts? Are you fermenting barleywines in a half-barrel? :-)A pound of crushed grain is
about a quart (give or take), and 2 qts water/lb (at mash out) is about as thin as your mash is
likely to ge...
Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-12-2014 at 04:56 AM
Looks nice. REAL nice.
Posted in thread: Lavender lemonade light ale, need some touchup help on 05-24-2014 at 11:03 PM
In my experience, Citra is more melony than citrus when used in the boil. I can't speak to when
you dry hop with it.I made a witbier with fresh lemongrass stalks instead of any citrus peel
and it came...