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Posted in thread: your thoughts on mixing hops for dryhopping on 11-17-2010 at 06:13 PM
was thinking of dry hopping my IPA with 1 oz. of chinook and 1 oz. of cascade. thoughts or
Posted in thread: To each his own but fruit doesn't belong in beer on 11-01-2010 at 02:40 PM
I don't mind some now and then but my wife begs to differ. Her response "I let you keep all
your damn bottles all over this house and in my kitchen so the least you can do is brew me me
some rasp. whe...
Posted in thread: darndest thing. why no secondary fermentation? on 10-25-2010 at 08:40 PM
it was in the primary for 17 days and my cooler ranges between 65* and 68*. I took a hydro
reading the last 3 days of primary and it was steady all 3 days. i plan on letting it stay in
the secondary f...
Posted in thread: darndest thing. why no secondary fermentation? on 10-25-2010 at 08:23 PM
so this past weekend I transferred my wheat beer to my secondary fermenting vessel. I added the
raspberries to it, about 1 lb. (only a 3 gallon bucket) and set in my cooler. the odd thing is
I got air...
Posted in thread: thoughts on racking to secondary this weekend. to soon? on 10-22-2010 at 01:21 PM
so you mention sanitizing a spoon and dipping a bit of the yeast cake out to put into the
secondary. could I also just drop the siphon down to the bottom of the primary and get a bit of
the cake that ...
Posted in thread: thoughts on racking to secondary this weekend. to soon? on 10-20-2010 at 04:54 PM
^however long any secondary fermentation last and if that is only a few days then probably 7-10
days I guess. do you have any suggestions about time spent in the secondary? thanks
Posted in thread: thoughts on racking to secondary this weekend. to soon? on 10-20-2010 at 04:12 PM
So this coming Saturday will be 2 weeks since I brewed my American wheat brew. My plan is to
check the gravity today, tomorrow and Friday to make sure fermentation has stopped. Lets assume
for a secon...
Posted in thread: isn't it about time for Sierra Nevada on 10-15-2010 at 07:19 PM
Yeah I should have. Now once they ran a special on 12 packs of Saranac. $7.99 a 12 pack! I
bought $84 dollars worth. They were sample packs. Each had 3 pale ale's, 3 pomegranate wheat, 3
summer brews ...
Posted in thread: isn't it about time for Sierra Nevada on 10-15-2010 at 04:46 PM
Hot d*mn! I''ll tell ya, one of our local liquor stores was selling it back in June for $2.99 a
six pack! They have been know to do this from time to time with beers they have in stock and
they don't ...
Posted in thread: isn't it about time for Sierra Nevada on 10-15-2010 at 03:34 PM
to roll out with the celebration ale? man I've been missing it. anyone know? Thanks