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  • Posted in thread: The [Horribly Unpopular] Soccer Thread on 04-19-2012 at 04:07 PM
    I'm taking bets on how long Sporting can keep up the winning streak!But seriously, jeez...
    where did they come from?Grew up in Kansas City and went to multiple Wizards games, so I do get
    some measure ...

  • Posted in thread: How would I know if my yeast starter is bad? on 04-18-2012 at 03:22 PM
    Are you shaking it? Did you aerate your wort before you threw it in? Lack of oxygen will result
    in a long lag time. If it looks weird and smells bad, it is bad. Otherwise, it's coo.Shake that
    (shake t...

  • Posted in thread: Do I have all the necessary equipment to start brewing? on 04-18-2012 at 03:18 PM
    Looks like you're all set and then some. I had maybe half that when I first got started - you
    just sort of find a way to make it work. No point in leaving any of it off though, once you get
    hooked you...

  • Posted in thread: Hops on a plane??? on 04-18-2012 at 03:12 PM
    I have had it with these ************* hops on this ************* plane!We could start a whole
    thread on homebrewing items that were confiscated by TSA. I went through security with a spent
    16g CO2 ca...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping on 04-17-2012 at 03:52 PM
    Going to do the same this week anticipating bottling 4-6 days after. Does it matter if they are
    pellet hops that i'm dumping in primary, bag free?Thanks !Nope, I've used both leaf and pellet
    with no b...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping on 04-17-2012 at 03:51 PM
    Is it normal for all the hops to sit on top like a krausen? They weren't all on top when I
    racked but they are now.Yes - they will eventually become saturated with beer, break down, and
    fall to the bo...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping on 04-13-2012 at 03:21 PM
    As someone about to try hop as well, should I put the hops in every few days or all at once?
    I'll be secondarying in a 5 gallon carboy, so I'm thinking of not using a bag. Alternatively, I
    could rack ...

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash on 04-13-2012 at 01:24 PM
    I agree with the others, check out Deathbrewer's guide on partial mash brewing, it's excellent.
    The two things I would specifically do differently are: 1) instead of pouring the 170 degree
    water over ...

  • Posted in thread: HELP - Beer smells, tastes stale on 04-13-2012 at 01:16 PM
    Bottle it up and find out! Two months is not too long.

  • Posted in thread: Keg cleaning on 04-13-2012 at 01:12 PM
    Cleaning the lines every time is a best practice, but not everyone does it. If the beer you
    just finished and the beer you are about to put in the keg are similar styles, you could go
    another batch or...

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