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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-06-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By artguy
I assume that reason for GigaYeast's higher price...

I assume that reason for GigaYeast's higher price is the higher yeast cell count. White Labs and Wyeast have 100 billion cells in their vials/smack-packs, whereas GigaYeast has 200 billion, which is...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-06-2014, 01:01 AM
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Posted By artguy
Here you go:...

Here you go: http://www.saltcitybrewsupply.com/store/beerbrewing/yeast/gigayeast/vermont-ipa-yeast-gigayeast-gy054-heady-topper-conan-yeast.html
I haven't used it yet, but is supposed to actually be...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-06-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By artguy
Entered! Thanks, Spike Brewing.

Entered! Thanks, Spike Brewing.
Forum: Introductions 04-26-2013, 08:40 PM
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Posted By artguy
Welcome to the area! A couple of things you...

Welcome to the area! A couple of things you might want to check out:

http://www.nfghomebrew.com/ NFG is a small brew supply store that these folks run out of there home. Excellent selection of...
Forum: Brewing Software 03-27-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,216
Posted By artguy
I just would add that I have been impressed with...

I just would add that I have been impressed with the support for BeerAlchemy from Kent Software. I had downloaded an update, a newer version of BA that wouldn't run on my system because my Mac OS...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-08-2013, 12:14 PM
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Posted By artguy
That recipe should get you in the ballpark,...

That recipe should get you in the ballpark, depending on how close to a "clone" you want to get. My main recommendation is to mash low enough to get good attenuation and dry out the beer, otherwise...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-08-2013, 11:30 AM
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Posted By artguy
Holy smokes, I'm in.:mug:

Holy smokes, I'm in.:mug:
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-17-2012, 06:45 PM
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Posted By artguy
Yes, please!!!

Yes, please!!!
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-09-2012, 08:50 AM
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Posted By artguy
Replied!!!

Replied!!!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-09-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By artguy
A couple of thoughts: 1. Run a no-grain,...

A couple of thoughts:

1. Run a no-grain, water-only test of the cooler. Pre-heat the cooler as you usually would, pour in water that has been heated to your desired mash temp (say 154F), close...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-26-2011, 10:30 AM
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Posted By artguy
KC, thanks for the great sale, and for keeping...

KC, thanks for the great sale, and for keeping HBTers in the loop with this thread!

I'd been on the cusp of getting into kegging for a while, and this was the nudge I needed. I ordered a basic...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-14-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,090
Posted By artguy
My main suggestion would be to lighten up on the...

My main suggestion would be to lighten up on the Crystal, because 20% is really high, especially for an IPA. Even the IPA recipes that are heavy on crystal usually aren't more than about 10% max and...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 08-24-2011, 04:26 AM
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Posted By artguy
Just found this thread 20 minutes before...

Just found this thread 20 minutes before midnight...order placed...Thanks, Ed!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-21-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,482
Posted By artguy
Thanks for the feedback! Sounds like I'm going...

Thanks for the feedback! Sounds like I'm going to have to try Wy1335 at some point. I have just gotten too much of a "dirt" flavor for my taste when I've tried fermenting with S-04, but I like the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-21-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,482
Posted By artguy
How do you feel about the flavor of the 2...

How do you feel about the flavor of the 2 different yeasts you tried? Or have you only tapped one of the batches?

I recently tried Lagunitas IPA for the first time and liked it a lot as a sweeter...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-08-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By artguy
If it weren't for the crazy amount of freezer...

If it weren't for the crazy amount of freezer space they take up, I would be all about the whole hops, because the aroma is wonderful (no claim to scientific evidence here). I like to have a wide...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-08-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,701
Posted By artguy
I did my first two batches with Rye...

I did my first two batches with Rye semi-recently, and both went off without a hitch. The first was OG 1.048 with 17% Rye and a handful of rice hulls, and I used my normal single infusion without...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-26-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By artguy
Looks yummy! Let us know how this turns out down...

Looks yummy! Let us know how this turns out down the road.
Forum: Brewing Software 02-23-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,216
Posted By artguy
One reason I like to use the batch function is...

One reason I like to use the batch function is that if you input your inventory and use it in "inventory aware" mode, it will calculate ibus based on your actual hop AAs, and you can then "adjust...
Forum: Brewing Software 02-23-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,216
Posted By artguy
One thing about this: if you pre-heat your mash...

One thing about this: if you pre-heat your mash tun (I pour in the mash water a bit above strike temperature, close the top, and let it sit 5 minutes), then you can input the the thermal mass as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-15-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,637
Posted By artguy
Does anyone know of a way to reorder the search...

Does anyone know of a way to reorder the search results by most to least recent?

The only issue I have at times with searching is finding mostly old, dormant threads. Obviously it doesn't...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-06-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,029
Posted By artguy
So, how does this work? Do you not even have to...

So, how does this work? Do you not even have to hook the naturally carbed keg up to the CO2 tank at all? (This is probably a dumb question, but I'm not yet kegging, just considering making the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-06-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,849
Posted By artguy
Pin lock vs. ball lock kegs...does it matter? ...

Pin lock vs. ball lock kegs...does it matter? The pin lock kegs seem a little cheaper most places ($10 less per keg at KegConnection), so I'm just wondering whether there's any disadvantage to them.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-02-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By artguy
1. Drink somewhat less. With all this seductive...

1. Drink somewhat less. With all this seductive homebrew around, I have found it too easy for ~4 beers to become my normal daily intake. For the sake of my waistline (and general health), 1-2 daily...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-30-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,776
Posted By artguy
At $32, this is not as cheap as some of the other...

At $32, this is not as cheap as some of the other suggestions, but I have one of these hooked up to a Johnson controller, and it works great in my chest freezer fermentation chamber. My basement...
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