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  • American Brown Ale, Gumby Head Wheat Beer
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  • Posted in thread: Using honey on 02-18-2017 at 03:57 PM
    Yes, you are correct, but most people that make a honey ale tend to go with a neutral yeast and
    you had mentioned a dry yeast. Most use S-05 which has a tendency to have a high attenuation.

  • Posted in thread: Using honey on 02-18-2017 at 03:13 PM
    I have actually found that honey malt will give you more taste and flavor, aroma than true
    honey. Real honey will usually ferment out then leave your beer thin and dry, whereas honey
    malt will add the...

  • Posted in thread: mini regulator to paintball co2 trank (question) on 02-18-2017 at 03:05 PM
    Did you get that from Williams Brewing? They make one to specifically fit a paintball tank? If
    not they have an adapter, Not sur...

  • Posted in thread: Where to buy shanks and faucets on 02-15-2017 at 03:04 PM
    Depends on whether you want Perlicks (630SS) or InterTaps. I have both in Stainless and both
    work really good. I have noticed that when I use the Perlick and I am done I still have 3 or 4
    drops come o...

  • Posted in thread: Help me go all-grain for $100 on 02-13-2017 at 03:19 PM
    One of the Corona or Corona knock-off mills is great for BIAB brewing. That is what I
    originally started with and it worked great for me. I was definitely getting better efficiency
    with that than the ...

  • Posted in thread: Food Saver Problems on 02-13-2017 at 02:58 PM
    I do use both size rolls for my FoodSaver Model# 2222 and have never had a problem, unless
    there is some sort of moisture involved. I solved that by folding up a paper towel to fit
    inside the bag then...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Ph Meter Vs. $100 Ph Meter Test on 02-06-2017 at 03:26 PM
    I will have to agree with audiodoggy. I bought one of the cheap pH meters to use with brewing
    and it works fine for me. It is not like I use the meter day in day out. I am lucky if a get to
    use mine t...

  • Posted in thread: Strange Things Happening with my Recent Brews... on 02-04-2017 at 04:18 PM
    It wasn't long after I starting getting into all grain that I bought one of the Corona knock
    offs because of the LHBS being so far away. At that time I did not buy grain in bulk, I just
    wanted more co...

  • Posted in thread: style of 5 gal buckets on 01-26-2017 at 02:12 PM
    if you want a bigger bucket that 5 gallons, one could always order some from this company:
    They are fairly inexpensive and quick on delivery.

  • Posted in thread: vacuum sealer on 01-18-2017 at 01:13 PM
    I have had mine for 10 years + and it is still ticking. I do clean mine out when I am done. I
    have used mine to seal numerous items that will not be used right away. And like SmokeyMcBong I
    have used ...

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Primary- Air, Need to fix that! Bottled- Blood Orange Spiced Mead; Brown Ale On Tap- California, Common; Raging Red Ale; Blood Orange Wheat Beer; Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter