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  • Posted in thread: Does long term storage in fridge equal cellaring? on 04-24-2013 at 06:21 AM
    John palmer was talking about this on brew strong. He said the it ages differently. Its all
    about the oxidation rate and gravity. Gravity is the same no matter what but the rate of
    oxidation is slower...

  • Posted in thread: Lawsuit Against Anheuser-Busch on 03-01-2013 at 08:18 AM
    can't you take a refractometer and a hydrometer and compare the two results and find og. the
    take fg and og and find abv. then you got your answer.

  • Posted in thread: How dumb are your state/province's liquor laws? on 02-11-2013 at 09:45 AM
    The laws in IL are probly the same as anywhere but a lot of liquor stores will card everyone
    with your or they wont sell to you. Its dumb especially if someone happens to forget there
    wallet. Im told ...

  • Posted in thread: not sure if proud or just brewing to much porter on 01-01-2013 at 07:23 AM
    So I was at my parents house. me and my dad were splitting a bottle of saison dupont when my 4
    year old daughter come up to me and asks me what I was drinking. I simply told her it was beer.
    Then she ...

  • Posted in thread: recommend a yeast strain. on 12-21-2012 at 08:31 AM
    A big problem with brewing a 'low' gravity Belgian beer is that you will miss out on a lot of
    the yeast flavor.See I was thinking this would happen. Which is why I didn't know if there was
    a strain th...

  • Posted in thread: recommend a yeast strain. on 12-21-2012 at 12:17 AM
    i want to brew a realy low abv Belgian abby ale. i know dosnt make much sense. i want all the
    belgian character but not all the alcohol. im thinking 3.5 to 4% abv. i dont brew belgain beer
    ever so im ...

  • Posted in thread: Troubleshooting Fermentation Freezer on 12-19-2012 at 03:07 AM
    My dad (who is an hvac tech) say that some freezers are not ment to run at temps much above
    freezing temps. The compresser can't handle it and they burn up. I see lots of people have good
    luck with ch...

  • Posted in thread: Not happy on 12-17-2012 at 12:39 PM
    Sewer water?

  • Posted in thread: Read my red on 11-20-2012 at 05:57 AM
    I think 8oz of c120 and 1 or 2oz of pale chocolate malt will work to make a red color. At least
    thats what I've done in the past.

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ales - Confirm Infection on 11-09-2012 at 03:55 PM
    Is your bucket food grade at the temp. If you did no chill in the buckets you buy from the lhbs
    it probly not. Im ganna say thats were the medicinal flaver is coming from. melted plastic.