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Posted in thread: Pitching Slurry on 03-26-2014 at 05:22 PM
About two months back, I racked a Belgian off the yeast cake, and saved all the yeast, as
described above. I got three half Mason jars out of it. Made two batches which have come out
just fine.I have ...
Posted in thread: Potentially Frozen Yeast on 02-18-2013 at 09:44 PM
I'm really busy at work, so I can't get out to the homebrew store. I want to get a cider going
though. I'm thinking of ordering some cidermaking things I need online, including yeast. It's
Posted in thread: Cider and Blueberries on 08-23-2012 at 07:16 PM
Probably Shelburne Orchards: you leave a carboy with them, they'll fill it up with
fresh-pressed cider. Once a season, they do a special cider blend for homebrewers. Plus, the
cider doughnuts there ...
Posted in thread: Cider and Blueberries on 08-22-2012 at 02:18 PM
A few weeks ago, my girlfriend and I went to her grandfather's blueberry farm in Maine. We
picked 20+ lbs of blueberries. My friend has a great blueberry wine recipe, so we used about 15
lbs of the bl...
Posted in thread: HBT in today's New York Times on 06-24-2011 at 08:11 PM
Great to hear, now i wont wanna get away from my radio tomorrow, any idea what time?:mug:Sorry
I didn't get to this sooner. It was on my local NPR station starting at 11 am this morning
(listened to i...
Posted in thread: HBT in today's New York Times on 06-23-2011 at 06:49 PM
For the NPR types, On Point will be doing a story on homebrewing tomorrow. They did one last
year that was great.
Posted in thread: EZ Cap Bottles Question on 04-18-2011 at 06:29 PM
Hi, new brewer here with a question.I have seen the EZ Cap bottles on Northern Brewer and at my
LHBS, and I was wondering if they are as easy as they appear. Do I simply fill as normal and
then flip t...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite Micro brewery. on 04-05-2011 at 08:25 PM
I don't mean to be a homer, but I am impressed with what the guys at Hill Farmstead of
Greensboro Bend, VT are doing. They have an IPA that is fantastic. A little hard to find at
pubs, but they are be...
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer Flask Question on 01-24-2011 at 04:59 AM
I have a friend who is a scientist. This friend works in a laboratory, and, for Christmas, this
friend got me a pair of 1000 mL Erlenmeyer flasks after overhearing that I wanted one to start
Posted in thread: Brewing with coffee on 08-27-2010 at 02:27 AM
I like the direct approach. Coarse ground coffee in a large tea ball or muslin bag directly in
the secondary. Its the same as cold extraction (which is just steeping grounds in not hot
water). The plu...