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Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-23-2011 at 11:55 AM
Pick me, eh?
Posted in thread: Defiled Mild - "American Honey" Pale Ale - Opinions Please on 05-10-2011 at 04:39 AM
@speedy2782 - It actually turned out really well. There was just a touch of honey and the
additional grains gave it a bit more punch in terms of ABV. The additional hops provided, in my
opinion, a mor...
Posted in thread: Any kit recomendations for a Scottish Wee Heavy Ale on 07-24-2010 at 09:04 PM
northernbrewer.com has a good Scottish Wee Heavy. One key is to be patient. The yeast that
shipped with this was the Nottingham and during the time that I brewed it was when everyone was
Posted in thread: "Dirt" Taste? on 07-23-2010 at 05:05 AM
I've noticed that using Safale S-33 and Danstar Nottingham dry yeasts impart an "earthy" flavor
to the beers that I've used them in. It's to the point where I am considering using US-05 in
Posted in thread: Question about Infections & Bottling on 06-28-2010 at 03:44 AM
@Revvy - I really appreciate your post and I understand completely what you're saying. That was
kind of my point with this thread. At bottling time... we're dealing with alcohol at a minimum
of 3% by ...
Posted in thread: Question about Infections & Bottling on 06-28-2010 at 12:20 AM
This may seem like a dumb question, but I've been thinking about this and I'm curious: What
types of infections are possible at bottling time? Consider this: If we're dealing with beer at
the time we'...
Posted in thread: Another fermentation chamber on 05-20-2010 at 03:03 AM
This may seem like a dumb question, but are you getting your temp (below 30) without a Johnson
controller? If so, do you actually need one? I ask because I have a larger (40" tall or so)
dorm size fri...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Blowout Question on 03-10-2010 at 11:06 PM
Interesting... however, I did aerate the wort for about 40 minutes before pitching. I've
noticed that if I get good aeration, I tend to get more vigorous fermentation at the beginning.
And, believe it...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Blowout Question on 03-10-2010 at 10:35 PM
Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. The vote is don't water it down and so it shall be.The
fermentation has slowed down finally and it looks like I have 4 gallons of fermenting wort.
Room temp is just ...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Blowout Question on 03-10-2010 at 05:02 AM
Brewed Northernbrewer's Imperial Stout on Monday night. Woke up this morning and went to take a
look and unbelievably, the blow-off tube had... blown off. Fortunately, not a huge mess, just
kind of a ...