Last Activity:11-22-2008 11:15 AM
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Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Question... on 11-23-2008 at 05:03 PM
If you brew beer long enough like I have, you eventually get an infection from dry hopping. I
now sanitize all hops in 180 degree water before adding to the secondary.I'm sure it wasn't the
hops but e...
Posted in thread: Trial Extract brew with Target hops only on 11-23-2008 at 04:54 PM
Targets great! Where did you get them?
Posted in thread: 1-2-3 Method ? on 11-22-2008 at 05:14 PM
1.4, 2, 4. 2, 3, 4 .71, 2, 4.
Posted in thread: Better Bottle Blues on 11-22-2008 at 05:06 PM
I also don't feel like paying $15 for a better bottle bung. The universal or size 10 work just
as good.$15 is silly. I payed $22 for the BB and $1.79 for the stopper.
Posted in thread: Oxygen "Absorbing" Caps on 11-21-2008 at 05:49 PM
Are you talking just the O2 caps or all caps? This is contrary to what I've read most
everywhere including Palmer..."2. Prepare your bottle caps. Bottle caps must be sanitized
before use, and the best...
Posted in thread: Better Bottle Blues on 11-21-2008 at 05:41 PM
Suckback is really the only legitimate complaint with BB and it's so trivial. Just remove the
airlock when moving, no big whoop.
Posted in thread: Propane burner benefits on 11-21-2008 at 05:37 PM
i have an old antique cast iron burner, no idea how many BTUs. it takes 30 minutes to get 2
gallons(extract kit) to 170 and another 25 to bring to boil in my 14" diameter SS pot. i wrap a
skirt of alu...
Posted in thread: Propane burner benefits on 11-21-2008 at 05:33 PM
I had this one shipped to me from Amazon for $49. No Tax, No Shipping.Amazon.com: Bayou Classic
SQ14 Single Burner Outdoor Patio Stove: Patio, Lawn & GardenThe Grape and Granary sells this
one which l...
Posted in thread: Amarillo vs. Centennial on 11-21-2008 at 04:21 AM
I think Cascade is more like Centennial than Amarillo is. Simcoe and Amarillo is a great
combo... Amarillo to me is more pineapple.I've bittered with simcoe, then flavor/aroma amarillo
then dryhop bot...
Posted in thread: ESB first Partial Mash recipe on 11-21-2008 at 04:12 AM
whats the og 1.055 or so? That may be too much toasted malt, 2lbs of what is it amber? I'd do
2lbs of Marris Otter instead maybe and/or knock the toasted back to 10%.