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Posted in thread: Dry Hopping - How Long is Too Long? on 02-26-2011 at 01:06 AM
Thanks for the quick responses, everyone! Sounds like I need to re-think my plan. As I
suspected, seems like 19 days is pushing it for letting dry hops sit and soak. In past batches
I've done 7 days o...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping - How Long is Too Long? on 02-25-2011 at 10:23 PM
I am planning to do a dry-hopped IPA this week. I've done several dry-hopped batches with great
success, but I have a scheduling issue this time around.I will be away from home for 19 days.
Posted in thread: ELF best christmas movie.....ever? on 12-11-2009 at 03:57 PM
+1 on that.Elf is an excellent X-mas movie -- Will Ferrel is the bomb.However, I have to at
least nominate Christmas Vacation. An Xmas Eve screening is an annual tradition in our
Posted in thread: What's Your Brewing Soundtrack? on 12-11-2009 at 03:53 PM
Oh got you all beat!!!I brew to a constant soundtrack of SWMBO going "HOW MUCH LONGER??" and if
my kids are there there is a masterfully interspersed score of them trying to kill each
other.;)I can't ...
Posted in thread: What's Your Brewing Soundtrack? on 12-11-2009 at 03:50 PM
OK -- now I've got the iTunes running on the laptop and running through the stereo in the next
room. Shuffling for now, but I've cued up some Primus, Chickenfoot, and Zeppelin.Mattmcl: your
setup in E...
Posted in thread: What's Your Brewing Soundtrack? on 12-11-2009 at 03:11 PM
Hmmm. Metal -- I think maybe a bit later. Too early for me.Dylan -- yeah. I'll throw some into
the mix. But NOT his newly released Christmas Carols. Wow -- those are bad! :)As for the TV
static. Wow. ...
Posted in thread: What's Your Brewing Soundtrack? on 12-11-2009 at 02:53 PM
Midway through a 60-minute mash here in snowy Ohio this morning. Trying to find the perfect
tunes to cue up for the rest of the brew day.Currently: Pink FloydSuggestions? What are your
favorites for b...
Posted in thread: To Rack or Not to Rack on 12-08-2009 at 03:47 PM
Thanks for the replies so far guys. At this point, cider has been in secondary with fruit added
for about 9 days. I'm about ready to rack the cider to another carboy to get it off the
Posted in thread: To Rack or Not to Rack on 12-02-2009 at 02:45 PM
A quick update on this:I waited until I was back from vacation to rack the cider to
secondary.Measured gravity after 24 days in primary was 1.000. Nice! Only problem: at this
point the cider was still...
Posted in thread: To Rack or Not to Rack on 11-11-2009 at 09:41 PM
Forgot to mention -- my primary is being done in a plastic "Ale Pale" bucket. Planning to use
glass carboy for secondary, as I've heard glass will help to prevent cider from turning to
vinegar. I don'...
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