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  • Posted in thread: Questions : Making Nottingham starter for 2 brews on 09-19-2016 at 03:25 PM
    Agree with ncbrewer. For an extra $3 you could just pitch a packet in each bucket and call it a
    day. I'm no expert, but I generally only do starters for higher-gravity brews because they are
    a bit mor...

  • Posted in thread: You know your a beer geek when... on 09-09-2016 at 08:08 PM
    When your wife (who doesn't even drink) plans a getaway to the UK and you turn it into a real
    beer pub crawl.

  • Posted in thread: Brewtech Conical Fermenter (1/2BBL) Casters - big or small/lock or no lock? on 09-09-2016 at 07:22 PM
    Ok, bought a 1/2BBL SS conical fermenter. Moving on to accessorizing with leg extensions and
    casters.For the casters, I realize Brewtech offers black wheels. I'm considering my options
    since red or bl...

  • Posted in thread: Rousing yeast question on 06-16-2016 at 08:41 PM
    Shaking the fermentation tank can sometimes give the illusion of "rousing" the yeast activity.
    But really most of the time it's just releasing trapped gasses in the solution. If you've ever
    made wine,...

  • Posted in thread: How important is decoction mashing? on 06-14-2016 at 09:06 PM
    Holy smokes! Yeah, I fear this is well over my head until I can engineer my electric brewery
    and can do it with the push of buttons vs heating water to varying degrees and trying to
    calculate heat los...

  • Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 06-14-2016 at 07:04 PM
    Natural Light

  • Posted in thread: How important is decoction mashing? on 06-14-2016 at 11:10 AM
    You will come out with a good beer whether your using it or not. It's more of an optional
    technique. It does make a difference if you do it right. Basically step mash by almost
    frying/boiling heaps of...

  • Posted in thread: Party keg Guinness - Dispensing on 05-11-2015 at 09:22 PM

  • Posted in thread: Party keg Guinness - Dispensing on 05-11-2015 at 04:39 PM
    Ok, long time brewer here. My brother-in-law just got back from Iraq. We're celebrating.
    Guinness is his favorite. I'm surprising him with a keg.What's the best dispensing method
    without buying a nitr...

  • Posted in thread: Build Blog: Single Tier, 2 pump, BCS-460, RIMS on 09-23-2014 at 02:24 PM
    subscribing. Love the teal. Great choice.

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