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  • Given a starter kit for B-day at age 52 and after 2 extracts and a partial mash jumped into AG. Been doing mainly Pale Ales trying to find "THE" one, and a couple of Nut Browns.
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  • Posted in thread: New Brewer from Lancaster, PA on 04-05-2010 at 12:39 PM
    welcome to the obsession! Carboys are fine for both fermenting and secondary. You may want to
    use a blowoff tube for the primary. I ferment in a bucket and have never had the problem of
    blowoffs perso...

  • Posted in thread: thermal layers on 02-10-2010 at 01:36 PM
    you shouldn't need to stir constantly. but should stir well at mash in give it a couple minutes
    and stir again, then check your temps as you go. Continue this until your mash pretty much
    equalizes out...

  • Posted in thread: Best spring water brand - mineral content on 02-07-2010 at 03:08 PM
    Thank you for your research. I tried to find some of this info a few months back and was
    unsuccessful. I also use bottled springs water and have used Arrowhead and Crystal Springs the
    most..they are u...

  • Posted in thread: 2 Days in the Secondary and No Activity. Is this Bad? on 11-17-2009 at 01:08 PM
    You seem to have a common misconception of what a secondary fermentation vessel is for. This of
    course due to the fact that it is called secondary fermentation. It should be called a clearing
    vessel. ...

  • Posted in thread: Attachments: Grain, Hops, Yeast reference charts on 10-24-2009 at 01:34 PM
    Thanks Pint! just downloaded all and will be checking them out in a few. Thanks again for

  • Posted in thread: The eternal Gravity question... on 10-21-2009 at 12:43 PM
    ... no, not antgravity!So, for four days straight, my final gravity in my primary fermenter is
    at about 1.020. (taking samples with a sample thief.) I never took my original gravity reading,
    as this i...

  • Posted in thread: Maris Otter ? on 10-20-2009 at 11:52 AM
    Well, don't know about everybody else but MO is usually what I buy for most of my base malt. I
    think it has a better overall flavour than regualr 2-row. Only occasionally will I substitute
    2-row, usua...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie question about adding hops on 09-12-2009 at 02:31 PM
    just add them in. Everytime that I tried using a bag for pellets they just mushed up and went
    right thru anyway. I started just tossing all of them in to cut another process and time and
    money. just u...

  • Posted in thread: Which yeast?? on 08-31-2009 at 10:54 AM
    your recipe doesn't really look like a bitter or ESB type recipe. Either the s-04 or the London
    look like they would be more in line with what your making. Just my opinion tho. cheers anyway!

  • Posted in thread: Northern Idaho Shops/Breweries on 07-14-2009 at 12:42 PM
    Bluedragon, N. in Hayden Lake there is a little deli called Danens or Daanen's something like
    that. I just found it about a month ago and they have an imported beer section in the back.
    Very good sele...