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  • Posted in thread: American Strong Ale...Maybe on 05-27-2016 at 02:03 AM
    Not a bad idea, you think it'll make enough of a difference? I have an ounce of Millennium just
    taking up space in the freezer.

  • Posted in thread: American Strong Ale...Maybe on 05-26-2016 at 08:29 PM
    We have an annual competition among clubs in our area where we pick 5 major BJCP categories
    that are accepted each year. This year one of the categories is 2015 - 22 Strong American Ale.
    I have been t...

  • Posted in thread: Ginger Citrus Cider BJCP cat? on 05-26-2016 at 05:38 PM
    C2E for sure, just make sure you call out the ginger and the citrus.

  • Posted in thread: Most annoying response when you tell someone you're a homebrewer? on 05-25-2016 at 02:37 PM
    Them: "Hey you brew beer, do you know Scott (last name)?"Me: "...Yes, but not all homebrewers
    know each other. Do you know all the other Polish people in town?"This has happened at least
    three times w...

  • Posted in thread: Characterful base malts for SMASH? on 05-24-2016 at 07:15 PM
    Another vote for Golden Promise, it's my base for pretty much every beer. I cant comment on
    Swaen, but here is my vote top to bottom for the rest:1. TF Golden Promise2. Weyermann Vienna3.
    TF Halcyon4....

  • Posted in thread: For sale corny kegs,taps,co2, etc on 05-24-2016 at 07:03 PM

  • Posted in thread: Pump suggestions on 05-23-2016 at 01:30 PM
    2 things:1. You should be able to find a new Chugger for about $1002. I don't get why so many
    people insist on multiple pumps or gravity for one of the transfers. I use the same pump for
    mash re-circu...

  • Posted in thread: Wit Beer with Lavender Recipe Question on 05-20-2016 at 07:16 PM
    1/2 oz is way too much. I bought an ounce from a spice shop and quickly realized it took a lot
    of lavender to make an ounce.I used 2 Tablespoons, if I had to guess maybe around 1/8 ounce, in
    5 gallons...

  • Posted in thread: Testing 240V outlet and GFCI spa panel on 05-16-2016 at 05:49 PM
    For info, that's not true for all breaker styles. My BR type 30A GFCI breaker was $80, about
    the same as a spa panel locally.True, but for me, I would have needed to re run the dryer
    wiring for GFCI (...

  • Posted in thread: How can I get the water out of my thermometer? on 05-16-2016 at 05:42 PM
    Put it in a bag of rice or better yet silica if you can find it (I got it from Walmart and
    use it to keep my kegorators dry too) and let it sit for 24-48 hours.The reason they put those
    little silic...

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