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Posted in thread: Is there such a thing as too long a diacetyl rest? on 04-30-2011 at 04:37 AM
Have you bottled/kegged this yet? How did it come out?Yup bottled it. It tastes good, no off
flavors. It's taking an extremely long time to carb. I don't know if I'll get proper
carbonation on it. I j...
Posted in thread: Bicycle bottle opener on 04-09-2011 at 07:18 PM
I think they're selling those things for $20-30 a piece. Ridiculous for a seat clamp and not
worth the silly novelty. Never mind that you have to open your beer on its side.A commenter on
a another fo...
Posted in thread: Giving homebrew to a bar? on 04-09-2011 at 04:42 AM
So, I currently brew 15 gallon batches and am wondering if anyone has 'gifted' beer to a
bar/pub for their distribution?I know it would be illegal to sell the beer to a bar, but does
anyone know the l...
Posted in thread: Is homebrewing that creative? on 04-08-2011 at 04:52 PM
So the problem I have is it seems like making beer isn't that creative. It's kind of like going
to the store and buying a model car. When you put it together, either you made it right and it
Posted in thread: Airlock on 04-07-2011 at 04:05 PM
It looks like the OP made his mind regarding moving to a secondary, so let's answer the
questions:If you squeeze the stopper to let air get in, you will not have anything coming back
from the airlock....
Posted in thread: Any money in balanced beers? on 04-07-2011 at 02:20 PM
Well, I don't get out much anymore - work, family, etc. So when I do get a night out, I want to
try something new, something I've never heard of. But when we have a party or family get
together, I usu...
Posted in thread: Favorite Regional Soda / Pop / Soda Pop on 04-07-2011 at 03:16 AM
Detroit/Michigan used to have Towne Club which was phenomenal. Faygo is still great - Red Pop
owns. And Vernors is a classic. I took it for granted until I moved out of state for a few
years and it wa...
Posted in thread: Is this set of equipment going to work? on 04-07-2011 at 03:06 AM
One of my primaries has a spigot. I close the spigot and turn the valve sideways. Have never
had an issue. Just make sure you clean it out really well afterward. Trub likes to hide out in
Posted in thread: Help with smoked malts! on 04-06-2011 at 05:38 AM
Does your apartment have a balcony or patio? Do you have a grill? I just cold smoked some wheat
and it came out pretty good (good as far as I can tell, it's sitting in primary right now). The
Posted in thread: My friend made a video of my brewing. It looks sweet. on 04-06-2011 at 01:58 AM
Hi, I'm salamastre's videographer friend (thanks for all the compliments, guys! I'm glad you
liked it!).I used a Nikon D90 with a 17-55mm zoom lens. It was set to 2.8f for most of the
shots. We didn't...