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  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-04-2014 at 02:24 PM
    count me in, these look great!

  • Posted in thread: My First Brew Stand - an open exchange of thoughts and ideas on 07-03-2014 at 02:26 AM
    you will need some kind of venting under you kettles so the heat and combustion can escape from
    the burner ring. +1. you could cut some piece (like semi-circles) out of the tops of the
    rings/wind-guar...

  • Posted in thread: APA and AIPA hop bills critique on 07-02-2014 at 06:15 PM
    On the IPA, my intention was to only use them as flavour hops, and treat the aroma with dry
    hopping.Is it not a good idea?the aroma you get from dry-hopping isn't the same as a flameout
    addition. to m...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 07-02-2014 at 05:20 PM
    big mouth bubbler = you can see inside the vessel, so even if the airlock wasn't bubbling you
    would have seen signs of fermentation (CO2 pushing up through the floating berries). so let's
    assume that ...

  • Posted in thread: Why don't I understand this? on 07-02-2014 at 04:11 PM
    if you want to be a sanitation nazi, you can put the nutrient in a little water and microwave
    it until the water boils. cool a little then add to the must.but it's probably overkill. i
    don't think muc...

  • Posted in thread: Question about Wyeast smack packs on 07-02-2014 at 04:07 PM
    Does not breaking the nutrients affect my starter? don't worry about it. proceed as normal.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter color dark on 07-02-2014 at 03:59 PM
    hypothesis: english yeast are highly flocculent - they drop like a rock. beer looks lighter
    when yeast (which is white) is in suspension. so, with no yeast in suspension, your starter
    looks darker tha...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 07-02-2014 at 03:57 PM
    at some point during that week you should have seen signs of fermentation. so either it
    happened and you didn't see it, or there was no fermentation.happened and didn't see it: what
    is your secondary ...

  • Posted in thread: APA and AIPA hop bills critique on 07-02-2014 at 03:51 PM
    i think that combo of hops looks great, but i too question having a 15 min addition and dry
    hopping only. personally, i think 15 mins is too far out. move it to 10, if not 5. also, split
    them up - do ...

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Buy #9 on 07-02-2014 at 03:44 PM
    one thing i'm unclear about: do folks brew at mashout? or is it more camping, drinking and
    eating? if they do brew, is electricity available (for the pumps)? what's the water situation,
    for cooling?

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. What hops should I grow? Hop grower's comparison table Drinking: a belgian pale ale, a belgian imperial stout, an Epic 09.09.09 clone, a brett'ed saison Carbing: a hop-bursted APA, a citra farmhouse Fermenting: an abbey ale (to be soured) Aging: an oud bruin, a BDSA/Dubbel thingy, a soured fruit saison, my "wild oats" brett/sour, a saison with a brett mix added at bottling. Up next: TBD, probably not brewing again until july.
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