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Posted in thread: Again yeast starter on 02-15-2014 at 01:24 PM
if you dont want to make a starter you can use safale us05 dry it works good on high gravity
worts also make sure you cool the wort to about 65f before pitching.
Posted in thread: Greetings from Wichita, KS on 08-04-2013 at 01:08 PM
Hmm wichita ks. the land of ahhhs, i think i have heard of that place welcome to HBT.
Posted in thread: Happy New Years!!! on 01-02-2013 at 01:04 AM
i was going to brew a pilsner today but i brewed a DIPA last sunday and foud out two batches of
yeast that i pitched were bad so now i dont have any yeast and i cant buy any cause everything
Posted in thread: Ever brew a beer you 'hated'.......... on 01-02-2013 at 12:44 AM
i used to have an alcoholic buddy that would drink anything with alcohol in it, so he was my
bad beer / bad wine disposal but now i just pour it out ,i think out of a hundred batches i
have choked dow...
Posted in thread: mold spores on top of beer on 12-30-2012 at 02:25 PM
I have had several batches look like mold in the secondary and i have never had any problems
with that beer, the yeast can somtimes look like mold. all you can do now is proceed with
bottling or keggi...
Posted in thread: Has anyone brewed a Ale Thats close to Sam Adams Boston Lager? on 12-10-2012 at 01:04 AM
I am a big sam fan and i found a recipie in a book called clone brews they have a clone of the
boston lagar it taste close to the real thing would be even closer with the right yeast and
Posted in thread: Why do all grain when LME/DME & Partial Grain so EASY? on 12-06-2012 at 01:02 AM
i used to think that also, i am making good beer now why should i go all grain, my best answer
to that is if you are happy wit what you are doing then keep doing it, if you are like me and
want to get...
Posted in thread: WORST Home Brew Store experience ever! on 12-06-2012 at 12:50 AM
This is why other homebrew supply shops are popping up everywhere, it is getting more
competitive due to price and support or lack of. My hbs in wichita has always been supportive
and i try to suport ...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-06-2012 at 12:24 AM
Wow KISS Brew you have a lot of bottled beer, that is how i was when i started brewing then i
slowwed way down now i brew once a month just to keep me going.
Posted in thread: new to homebrew forum on 12-06-2012 at 12:11 AM
when i was trying to pick a user name, i had a hard time finding somthing that hasnt been used,
so i asked my wife and she said how about smartass. Now i dont think for one minute that i am