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  • Posted in thread: Miller tap handle on a Coors keg on 05-26-2007 at 04:23 AM
    I remember many weekends (lost weekends?) in Wisconsin drinking "Beer X" in a glass from a keg
    with "Beer Y" painted on the label of the glass. Always made me raise an eyebrow, so this
    doesn't surpris...

  • Posted in thread: Wort chillers? on 05-12-2007 at 03:23 AM
    First of all, if conservation of resources is your goal, making ice consumes a lot of
    energy.I'm not debating that, because you're right. It just seems to me that whatever chiller
    method you use there...

  • Posted in thread: Wort chillers? on 05-11-2007 at 03:25 AM
    Just curious, but don't wort chillers consume A LOT of water to cool the wort? I kinda have a
    problem with the concept of running water for 10 or more minutes when I could use 2 bags of ice
    (and thus ...

  • Posted in thread: What do you do for a living? on 04-30-2007 at 03:29 AM
    I work for a public agency purchasing open space for preservation purposes.

  • Posted in thread: homebrew & hangovers-the science on 04-30-2007 at 03:17 AM
    What I found was that drinking a big glass of water before bed and taking a couple of headache
    pills (aspirin, aceteminofen, ibuprofen-- it didn't matter which) generally worked wonders.The
    problem is...

  • Posted in thread: Steeping Grains on 04-27-2007 at 10:01 PM
    I've seen a couple of extract recipes that suggest you steep your grains until the water starts
    to boil. Don't the grains start to get astringent if you steep above 170F? I always thought a
    better ide...

  • Posted in thread: Airlock fouling? on 04-23-2007 at 03:59 AM
    I came upon my amber in primary today in my cooler. The airlock had been fouled by an
    overactive fermentation in my cooler (set to 63 F + or - 3 degrees). Beer had bubbled up into
    the airlock and push...

  • Posted in thread: skipping the secondary on 04-11-2007 at 02:02 AM
    I indicated "other", because it depends on the recipe and how the beer has fermented. If after
    a week, I have met my target FG, no need to secondary.

  • Posted in thread: My Scottish Ale on 04-01-2007 at 02:29 AM
    Maybe you should post the recipe so we can see how fermentable the grains were. . .

  • Posted in thread: Brewing a Porter on 03-22-2007 at 10:04 PM
    (it ended up thinner than I'd like)The body was not as full as I had tasted when transferring
    from primary to secondary or from secondary to bottle. The taste (even 6+ weeks on) is rather
    weak/thin to...

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