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Posted in thread: 3 weeks for a cider? on 11-24-2013 at 09:10 PM
What's a good fermentation temp for ciders? The house itself is pretty warm, but we've also got
an unheated back room that hangs out around 55, so I've actually got some modicum of
Posted in thread: 3 weeks for a cider? on 11-24-2013 at 08:57 PM
I got married this summer, and we finally moved into a decent-sized place from our crappy
studio, and so we're having Christmas with our families at our place for the first time. I want
to have someth...
Posted in thread: Guitar neck tap handles? on 08-04-2013 at 03:30 PM
I know a bunch of people on HBT make their own tap handles, and I'd like to give it a try.
Freshman year of college, my roommate knocked a guitar of mine off the stand, cracking the neck
ever so sligh...
Posted in thread: Most annoying response when you tell someone you're a homebrewer? on 07-26-2013 at 01:41 PM
Doesn't it make your house smell?
Posted in thread: New kettle- Garage sale find on 07-15-2013 at 12:56 PM
Alright, thanks for the tip!
Posted in thread: New kettle- Garage sale find on 07-15-2013 at 12:47 PM
Clean it up & boil water in it for 30 minutes to build up the oxide layer & you're good to
go!It's a used kettle from a restaurant, do you think I need to do that? I'd imagine that it's
held boiling w...
Posted in thread: New kettle- Garage sale find on 07-13-2013 at 06:05 PM
I picked up a heavy-duty 10 gallon aluminum pot from a garage sale for $15 bucks today. Can't
wait to brew with it!
Posted in thread: Accidentally made incredibly good Belgian beer. on 06-20-2013 at 12:16 PM
I made a simple Centennial pale ale (recipe here). I live in a very small apartment above a
laundromat, which has dryer vents right below our windows. In addition, we've got 3 big windows
that get a l...
Posted in thread: Freshening up an IPA? on 05-08-2013 at 01:56 PM
This is one reason I primary nearly all ale, especially hoppy ones, no linger than 14 days...
then package! If I were you, I'd add .75-1 oz of hops in a sack, pull them out after three
days, then repe...
Posted in thread: Freshening up an IPA? on 05-08-2013 at 02:38 AM
I brewed an IPA about a month ago (all of which has been spent in primary), and I'll probably
be bottling in a week or two. The bitterness is nice, but after a month in primary there isn't
much aroma ...