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Posted in thread: Hydrometer help on 02-17-2013 at 09:28 AM
First time using a hydrometer I hit OG right after brewing. After 7 days of vigorous
fermentation that slowly tapered off I racked to secondary as per the instructions. Once in
secondary I took anothe...
Posted in thread: 3.2% States and their beer/wine regulations... on 01-13-2013 at 01:06 AM
In PA all the liquor/wine and beer are sold in separate stores. So if you're having a
cookout/party/get together (*delete as appropriate), it's off to get the groceries for the
meat, hit the liquor st...
Posted in thread: bottling question why use a bottling wand? on 01-10-2013 at 04:31 AM
I just spent the last ten minutes trying to hook up the wand to the spigot. Thanks to all who
suggested ideas, but are there any good step by step instructions for connecting the bottling
wand to the ...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 01-01-2013 at 07:39 PM
Old story, but was referenced in today's paper. Dan Rooney, who owned the General Braddock
Brewery, which closed in 1937, was asked by someone who saw a beer labeled 'premium', "How do
you become a pr...
Posted in thread: Calculating IBU's on 07-16-2012 at 12:00 AM
partial boil, extract kit. Top off water is added to make the final volume.I did a Brewers Best
kit for my first brew and if I remember correctly the LME was added late in the boil. If you
Posted in thread: Calculating IBU's on 07-15-2012 at 04:54 PM
Hi,I'm brewing a Brewers Best Australian IPA extract kit. The kit instructions indicate an IBU
of 64-68. I put the recipe into iBrewmaster and it calculates an IBU of just over 31. I'm
wondering if I ...