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  • Posted in thread: Hops Still In While Fermenting? on 10-29-2012 at 05:03 AM
    When I used to use an immersion chiller I threw my pellets straight into the boil. I'd then
    chill it and dump all the contents from the kettle into the fermenting bucket. I never noticed
    any differenc...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB in a cooler? on 10-29-2012 at 03:39 AM
    I've never done a BIAB method, but I don't see why it wouldn't work. Just make sure you have a
    tight seal on the cooler to assure you're not going to lose a lot of heat in the mash time.

  • Posted in thread: Hops Still In While Fermenting? on 10-29-2012 at 03:35 AM
    I recently bought a few new 15.9 gallon fermenters with spigots built into them. The strainer
    I'm currently using is way to big to use on these fermenters and will most likely result in
    losing a lot o...

  • Posted in thread: First Brew - Brooklyn Brewery Everyday IPA kit on 09-24-2012 at 06:08 PM
    Should I trash the beer that is just barely above the trub or is there a practical way to
    salvage it and avoid siphoning sediment?Your best bet is to give your racking cane atleast an
    inch to a inch a...

  • Posted in thread: Speidel Plastic Tanks on 09-21-2012 at 07:10 PM
    I just pre-ordered mine today when they opened at 9am. The guy I spoke to today said within 2
    hours they had 80 on pre-order. Good news. is that the items ship free. He also said that these
    should arr...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate and beer? on 08-21-2012 at 12:17 AM
    Chocolate in beer is good just as long and you don't go crazy with it. For me, the right amount
    of chocolate will not have a chocolate taste while drinking it, but a nice chocolaty mouth-feel

  • Posted in thread: Fun Story on 08-15-2012 at 02:38 AM
    This one is about someone in urbandale being given a beer. Maybe you didn't read the original
    post?My friends boss, who is a Knoxville resident received a beer. Not me

  • Posted in thread: Fun Story on 08-15-2012 at 02:37 AM
    Not to be negative, but how many threads are going to be started about brewing at the white
    house. This is the third I've seen tonight.I didn't see any. Sorry if this has been discussed
    before. It was...

  • Posted in thread: Fun Story on 08-15-2012 at 02:29 AM
    That picture comes off the internet, not in Urbandale. I.e., here's a page from Vietnam with
    the same pic. not saying the story is bunk, but it would be more interesting with an
    authentic picture.Ye...

  • Posted in thread: Fun Story on 08-15-2012 at 02:16 AM
    I live in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa called Urbandale. A few years ago I moved here from my
    tiny home town called Knoxville, Iowa (about 8,000 people.) Today I was talking to one of my
    friends who s...