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Posted in thread: Is this a bad idea? on 12-09-2010 at 10:38 AM
Nice, I searched around a good bit for them.. makes sense and I think that it would be suitable
for occasional use ... I want to start going stainless but large concials are $$... the virgin
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 12-09-2010 at 05:28 AM
What : Steel reserve 9.x% ABVWhy : hmm I'm sure its gross but I wonder .. its only $1.50
wtfResult : must be the nastiest beer on the planet.
Posted in thread: What does a 90 minute boil do that a 60 minute one doesn't? on 12-09-2010 at 04:55 AM
yeah, I'd stick with the 90 .. I dont know much about pumpkin either but I would just assume
whoever made the recipe does ..
Posted in thread: What does a 90 minute boil do that a 60 minute one doesn't? on 12-09-2010 at 04:18 AM
do you have a link to the recipe ? Is it just wanting you to boil plain water for 30 min before
adding anything? I cant think of any reason to do that.
Posted in thread: Is this a bad idea? on 12-09-2010 at 04:16 AM
I dont see any issues with that, so long as it seals somehow. My first brew book written in the
70's didnt even suggest a lid, just a piece of cloth to keep debris out .. trash can fermenter?
Posted in thread: First Batch Bottled... on 12-09-2010 at 04:11 AM
now comes the hard part .. waiting ..
Posted in thread: What does a 90 minute boil do that a 60 minute one doesn't? on 12-09-2010 at 04:07 AM
extracts 1/3 more IBU's from the hops that were pitched at 90 .. if you are copying a recipe I
would stick with the 90 min. The longer the hops boil the more bitterness they contribute to
Posted in thread: High FG reading need to know how to proceed on 12-09-2010 at 04:05 AM
I wouldn't expect lots of bubbles but it may pop a every now and again, I would let it sit a
week and check again .. if its still high then I would pitch some more yeast, nottingham or
safeale. Did yo...
Posted in thread: Major score? on 12-09-2010 at 03:57 AM
Grolsch I am guessing? I have collected well over 100 Fischer bottles over the years .. just
made a habit of getting a case when I go to the beach in SC.
Posted in thread: Beer with no hops, what would it taste like? on 12-09-2010 at 03:54 AM
sounds like a malty nightmare.