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Posted in thread: Getting Started - Skip extract and go straight to BIAB? on 05-04-2013 at 02:00 AM
Posted in thread: Homebrewing a study in contradictions? on 04-28-2013 at 02:30 PM
I see your frustration, but I would look at it historically. I think the IPA style has evolved.
Originally, it took 8-12 months to make the journey to India and the hops and alcohol content
Posted in thread: Time Lag-Between Xfer to Fermenter to Pitch on 04-28-2013 at 02:09 PM
Also pitch a large starter so the yeast have numbers on their side if they need to compete for
food...I've found little effect on the beer leaving it in the kettle with the lid on over night
Posted in thread: Boiled first batch today. Is 6 hours bad? on 04-26-2013 at 02:32 AM
Started my Honey Brown Ale today and it took six hours from beginning make up water boil to in
the fermentor waiting for 70degree to pitch. Had a boilover in last two minutes thinking I
could pull up ...
Posted in thread: 1st brew/ Caribou Slobber on 04-16-2013 at 03:01 AM
I am worried leaving it on the trub might impart some off flavors. My noob mistake was pitching
at mid/high 70s temp. I was over zealous and pitched the dry yeast as soon as I poured it into
Posted in thread: Outdoor burners? on 04-11-2013 at 01:27 AM
I've been using a Blackman burner for over two years and it s still like new. I highly
recommend them. They are an investment, but will last a lifetime.-JohnBlichman - darn iPad...
Posted in thread: Outdoor burners? on 04-11-2013 at 01:21 AM
I have been looking for a way to start doing my brewing outdoors and need a good propane
burner, does anyone have any recommendations on a good burner that they have had success with?
Thanks for the h...
Posted in thread: Deducting Home Brew Expenses on 04-10-2013 at 02:25 AM
My question is can you expense ingredients and equipment if you use the products to entertain.
For example, if you brew beer for an Octoberfest party where you talk potential business with
Posted in thread: Worth the investment..? on 04-09-2013 at 11:40 PM
This is my fermentor:Made of polycarbonite plastic.. tough as nails and light as a feather.
Completely see thru for all your yeast voyeuristic needs.They also clean REAL easy.. no brushes
Posted in thread: Show me how you insulate your mash vessel on 04-06-2013 at 01:56 AM
I use the ultra flexible foam rubber in 3/4 inch size (probably 1/2-3/4 is good) with a
reflictix shell so I can take it off and put it back on easily.I used some spray adhesive to
stick reflectix to ...
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