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Posted in thread: Been to Island's? How do you clone a beer? on 10-02-2013 at 04:51 AM
Definitely stick with the blonds. Here's a couple reasons I say that:- They go quickly from
grain to glass. You can make a quality Blond in 14-21 days.- They have low ABV and few
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 10-02-2013 at 04:42 AM
Sometimes when you rack to a secondary, it reinvigorates the yeast and you get a little extra
fermentation. Looks like that. The floaties are probably little bits of the yeast cake you
sucked up that ...
Posted in thread: Gentleman. New at brewing on 10-02-2013 at 04:37 AM
yes. hopefully you kept the rest, sealed and refrigerated. Use it soon. Rehydrate for best
results. If you want to use it for a 5 gallon batch, make a starter. You'll be overpitching if
you do and are...
Posted in thread: Fall Beers on 10-02-2013 at 04:32 AM
The kinds with hops, barley, water and yeast. All of them.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Falconer's Flight. on 09-05-2013 at 02:34 AM
I made this with it the other day and at first I didn't like it. The dry hop addition was
pretty grassy, but maybe that's normal?? It has since mellowed out and become a pretty nice
drinker. 9.5lb 2 r...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Falconer's Flight. on 09-03-2013 at 04:39 AM
Anyone familiar with this hop? By familiar I mean used it more than a couple times and craft
recipes because you like it. Any great recipes with it?
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 09-03-2013 at 04:36 AM
Staring at my fresh purchase of grain for an amber hybrid with galaxy and simcoe in between
grimacing at my spasming back! NOT what I had in mind. The valium is helping tho...
Posted in thread: How long does it take to cool your wort? on 09-03-2013 at 01:04 AM
I use BIAB brewing method. 6 gallons of 200+ degree water down to under 80 in about 30 minutes
just submerging the kettle in a red plastic rope handle tub. I place the kettle on a small
riser so there...
Posted in thread: Beer bar recommendations - by state on 09-03-2013 at 12:45 AM
Long Beach, CA: Congregation alehouse. Great food, excellent relationships with the better
micros in LA so always great stuff on tap.Agoura Hills, Ca: Wade's Wines. Its a retail
establishment that has...
Posted in thread: Sanitary cultivation of yeast from the bottle on 09-02-2013 at 10:26 PM
Just build it up from a single can. The more you transfer, wait, expose to elements, etc, the
more risk involved. Prepare a malt starter and simply pot the dregs into that - in a sanitary