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  • Posted in thread: Is starter ok? on 09-29-2016 at 01:22 PM
    Yeah, alot of the English ale yeasts get clumpy like that. Try out a starter of Wyeast's London
    ESB sometime!

  • Posted in thread: Pump In (Inside) a Toolbox - Stainless on 09-26-2016 at 02:09 PM
    So I am finally moving forward with assembling this beast, and I have a question (not sure if
    it's a concern).I have two pumps that I am going to fit inside a steel Kobalt toolbox I
    purchased. I will ...

  • Posted in thread: Traveling with Cornies (advice sought) on 09-20-2016 at 12:54 PM
    Couple notes:Not sure of your process, but I almost always wind up with a bit of gunk at the
    bottom of my cornies. This is OK if the keg is stationary, but once you move it, say bye-bye to
    clear beer ...

  • Posted in thread: Can anyone tell me if this is oxidation? on 09-16-2016 at 06:16 PM
    Even the OG sample looks to have a hint of that brownish color going on... Hard to imagine that
    was 100% Pilsner, unless you boiled the ever loving crap out of it for too long and got some
    kettle carm...

  • Posted in thread: NEW StrangeBrew Elsinore Thread on 09-15-2016 at 02:14 PM
    There's definitely one guy on the strangebrew reddit who built out a Strangebrew-based
    controller for both brewery control and kegerator/fermentation cabinet temp control. He may be
    able to provide a ...

  • Posted in thread: the necessity of starters (or lack thereof?) on 09-12-2016 at 07:35 PM
    Pitching a healthy, and active, starter can significantly reduce the lag phase of fermentation,
    which has the dual benefit of speeding up your overall fermentation timeline and stressing the
    yeast les...

  • Posted in thread: Using non-bittering hops for bittering? on 09-12-2016 at 07:26 PM
    I've used all those you listed, with the exception of Centennial, for bittering at one time or
    another. And Centennial, AKA Super Cascade, should be just fine too...

  • Posted in thread: Black Hog Granola Brown grain>extract conversion on 09-12-2016 at 02:31 PM
    Here's one place you can get themJust do a Google Search for malted oats, and you'll get a
    handful of other potential sources too.

  • Posted in thread: Black Hog Granola Brown grain>extract conversion on 09-09-2016 at 06:14 PM
    Great beer! I actually volunteered at that brewery back in December to work on their canning
    line!Gonna be tough, with an extract recipe, to make that go much lower on the FG scale - you
    might try a m...

  • Posted in thread: What kind of home brewer are you? on 09-09-2016 at 06:04 PM
    Scientist first, then recipe guy after that...I'm always playing with new gear, refinements to
    said gear, or methods to use it all in new, different, and hopefully better ways. But I play
    around with ...