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Posted in thread: forgot the irish moss addition on 09-12-2008 at 02:15 PM
I think sure-jell contains pectin and is used for making jams and jellies. Not the same thing
Posted in thread: Missing airlock, what to do on 09-01-2008 at 04:42 PM
+1 Tubing from the bung submersed into a jug of water IS an airlock. GO BREW!!
Posted in thread: San Gabriel Valley, Ca (or LA,OC,Riverside,SanBern.).Seraching for local Homebrewers. on 09-01-2008 at 03:03 PM
+1 to Steinfillers, they are my LHBS now. I learned to brew from The Home Wine, Beer and
Cheesemaking Shopin the valley, and they were always great too.
Posted in thread: A yeast not like the others on 08-29-2008 at 02:51 PM
We used to have an ale yeast that adapted to our conditions. We renamed it the "Beserker yeast"
and reused as the house yeast it for many a batch. On our return to brewing after a 5-year
hiatus we fou...
Posted in thread: Stopper size for Santa Cruz Applejuice Gallon glass jugs? on 08-29-2008 at 02:06 PM
Just had a thought: why not drill a hole into each of the caps your juice came with, just the
size of an airlock shaft; if the shaft itself doesn't fit snug enough, you could wrap a small
strip of duc...
Posted in thread: Ahhhhhhhhhhh!!! on 08-29-2008 at 01:45 PM
For me, I think the biggest draw (besides enjoying that which I have wrought!) is the
connection with the past. I know I don't need to go into it here, but brewing has been around
for more than 5,000 ...
Posted in thread: Recipe Suggestions? Heres my hop list on 08-28-2008 at 07:20 PM
Oh I got the hops - except for fuggles and a decent amount of Goldings :(. Its the fermentation
temp that is the bottleneck right now.I like a lot of things: we have IPA, Bitter, Heffeweizen,
Posted in thread: Recipe Suggestions? Heres my hop list on 08-28-2008 at 07:01 PM
I have to come up with an AG recipe by tonight. We have enough IPA's in the pipeline. I need a
recipe that 1) is ok with a warm ferment (up to 75ish deg), and 2) uses the hops I have on
Posted in thread: Your beer pipeline? on 08-27-2008 at 02:51 PM
5 Gal California Steam on tap5 Gal Stout conditioning in keg in fridgein kegs, conditioning:5
Gal SSoS IPA5 Gal SSoS IPA5 Gal Hefein primary:5 Gal Flanders Red Ale5 Gal Orfy's Boddington
Clone5 Gal Ap...
Posted in thread: How to tell if beer is good on 08-27-2008 at 04:01 AM
I would recommend finding a brew pub and asking if they have anything "cask conditioned". There
are very few commercial brews Im crazy about, but I almost always like the cask conditioned