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Posted in thread: Do gophers eat hops? on 07-28-2016 at 08:40 PM
Nothing eats mine and we have every suburban animal there is. Raccoons, deer, squirrels,
chipmunks, and more. One thing, though - I have pretty ideal conditions but still lost two of
the four rhizomes...
Posted in thread: Recipe With Fresh Hops? on 07-28-2016 at 08:36 PM
I have not been successful at freezing fresh hops. They will probably have a very funky aroma
when you open them. Good luck! And if you have a source for fresh hops, they are probably just
Posted in thread: Spices on 07-28-2016 at 08:32 PM
I've used ginger, cinnamon, coriander and a few others. My usual rule is that you add them at
flame out. The water will still be plenty hot to kill off any contaminants. Extended boils can
Posted in thread: Changed the hops on my Kolsch recipe. on 05-23-2016 at 04:26 PM
Unless you are striving for some level of recipe purity for it's own sake or for a competition,
you'll be fine. Your beer should be delicious, though it might be a bit off from "standard"
Posted in thread: First ever beer.. Secondary fermentation on 05-23-2016 at 04:23 PM
the Kit was a special recipe put together by the owner of a brewing supply store. they were his
instructions. from what ive been told by some people who have used his recipes and
instructions, he know...
Posted in thread: Need advice - had a hiccup with bottling!! on 11-18-2015 at 02:44 AM
As for the wand, take it apart (they can be pulled apart). It will have sludge trapped it.
Clean it out, reassemble and sanitize it.
Posted in thread: Amarillo Rhizomes on 11-09-2015 at 12:43 AM
Wow, this is like an old friend that you haven't seen in a few years dropping in. : )
Posted in thread: Irish Moss - I think I added way too much! on 04-30-2015 at 08:34 PM
From five years ago? My guess is that it's forgotten.
Posted in thread: Beer bottled without priming sugar on 04-05-2014 at 02:23 PM
On the other hand, you could just let it sit for about three months. I forgot the priming sugar
once, and that's what I did. It came out fine but it's not fast.
Posted in thread: Bread yeast, cool temp on 04-05-2014 at 02:21 PM
Never mind. I did a bunch of reading all over the 'net and I've decided that I'll stick with
brewer's yeast. I would be curious to try some beer made with bread yeast but it can be someone