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Posted in thread: Finished stout - want to sour/cherry/barrel... quick question! on 02-07-2014 at 07:33 PM
We did a big imperial stout, and made enough that we have spare. One of the fermenters somehow
came out a little tart/astringent, but not in a way that particularly makes me think it's got a
bug. We d...
Posted in thread: Cheap, easy, effective beer line cleaner on 11-11-2013 at 07:14 PM
Just wanted to say, based on this little build, I made one myself. Slightly different. I use
threaded liquid disconnects, so mine wasPump (in a bucket, hanging from taps)3/8 hose that I
had sitting ar...
Posted in thread: What are your "can't live without" equipment items? on 06-12-2013 at 09:39 PM
Hmm. Almost every purchase I've made has made a big impact in my beer quality. It might be
easier for me to try to narrow down to things that were NOT helpful.Brew Hauler is a HUGE plus
for those of u...
Posted in thread: Bottling wand for Perlick 525/75, AKA Bowie Bottler on 02-22-2013 at 08:38 PM
I just sent an e-mail.Hey, would it be the worst idea for Ben to farm this out to a machine
shop and just charge extra? I LOVE that someone is DIYing a great product that we all want, but
I know first...
Posted in thread: How much yeast do we get from dregs? on 02-18-2013 at 02:29 AM
So you save the dregs of a few of your favorite chunky beers, or a whole bunch of your favorite
not-so-chunky beers.You make a 1 L starter and spin for 48 hours. And you have clear yeast
growth. How d...
Posted in thread: Three Floyds Alpha King Fans on 01-17-2013 at 11:05 PM
I will have to brew this soon. I can get the real thing, but I'd like a keg of the real thing
in my keezer, so this should be "the thing." :)
Posted in thread: Heady Topper on 12-19-2012 at 09:54 PM
The thought was to share information that I found extremely vexing, which I got from a Siebel
certed commercial brewer.The decision to withhold a name has to do with professional
courtesy... I believe...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper on 12-19-2012 at 08:11 PM
I understand the reality that people post made up nonsense on the web, but it's weird to be ad
hominem to another supporting member of a site... why would anyone go through the trouble of
Posted in thread: Heady Topper on 12-17-2012 at 07:53 PM
Yeah. I asked him if there's any way this could have been a contaminated sample, etc, and he
said that we should definitely try again (LOL this is almost surely his elaborate means of
drinking more of...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper on 12-17-2012 at 07:05 PM
Regarding yeast culturing from the can... I have a commercial brewer friend, whom I asked to
help me in trying to start a Conan culture. He went through the procedure, and his (autoclaved,