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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2011, 06:19 AM
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unenforceable laws, and you have no idea how many...

unenforceable laws, and you have no idea how many people are in our household so you have no way to know whether we're breaking them or not. will you just help the thread and help me figure out the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2011, 06:10 AM
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20800 + 205 21,005. never posted in this...

20800 + 205

21,005. never posted in this thread before, but all 205 have been brewed since Jan 1st.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-27-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
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Is it legal in the US for an unlicensed brewery to obtain a sponsorship?

So let's say you have a homebrewery. A homebrewery that pumps out ~15-20 gallons a week. Lets say the house you live in is somewhat of a culmination of the party scene on your side of town. Let's...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-13-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
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yeah these floods are significantly higher than...

yeah these floods are significantly higher than the floods of 93, but 93 was more widespread.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-11-2010, 05:13 PM
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dear ames weather, **** YOU (can anyone recommend a cleaning product for this?)

http://i38.tinypic.com/2vhu2ro.jpg

and there's my brewery.

yeah, that's about 24 inches of water.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-06-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
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what would happen if you added two types of yeast?

let's say i make a standard ale:

10 lbs two-row
1.5oz Hallertau @ 60

but then i used say... 1056 and 1214 yeasts...

what would happen? would you get characteristics of both strains?

i'm...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-05-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
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quick newbie question

hey, making Bug's Rye Cream Ale, and it calls for a pound of flaked corn and flaked rye.

i'm all-grain, and assume that i add these to my mash?

thanks in advance,
-Kelly
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-19-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
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a few things: yes you can add it to the...

a few things:

yes you can add it to the secondary. it will kill the head retention though. i used some crystal 60 + wheat malt in my latest choco-stout to offset it.

i believe the best time...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-07-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,615
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places to find used commercial brewing equipment?

anyone have any idea where I could go to browse used brewing equipment. looking to purchase a 3.5bbl system in the next year or so, and i thought i'd start looking for the pieces now.

any input...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-23-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
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that's extremely unlikely. also for future...

that's extremely unlikely.

also for future reference use sanitizer water or cheap vodka in your air bubbler

i mean i guess you could use expensive vodka but then you're just being a snob :f
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-06-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,310
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completely agreed. the more time i get to...

completely agreed.

the more time i get to spend chilling with my beer (while drinking my beer) and listening to good music the better, i say
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-13-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
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well I brewed it about 2 weeks ago. and i...

well I brewed it about 2 weeks ago.

and i understand the "wait and find out" thing, but if IIRC things like phenols only get worse with age, so I'm wondering if that's the case...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-13-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
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think my beer'll be all right?

so I made a light ale to test my brewery a few days ago

1oz 6.8% Challenger
10 lbs Pale
US-05 yeast

i drove an hour home with my freshly acquired grains, got everything set up, only to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-20-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
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man I have no way to get a pic:[[[ it was...

man I have no way to get a pic:[[[

it was jamil's black forest stout, and it wasn't very good. the recipe looked great but i think my puree (bought at LHBS, the most expensive **** they had)...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-20-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
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WEIRD lookin head?

i've been having troubles with my brews lately, and I can't figure out why.

the most recent problem is the head of my beer. it pours a head, but as soon as it dies down i have these much larger,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-07-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
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i hope you arent serious about your brew days...

i hope you arent serious about your brew days being over

if it's a blow off it's a blow off. it sucks but we've all been there.

and wait you're talking about a starter?? screw it. set it in...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
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all i can think of is sulfur... maybe sulfur +...

all i can think of is sulfur... maybe sulfur + fusels?

how long did you let it ferment and at what temperature?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-25-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,095
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hell dont listen to these guys send it over to me

hell dont listen to these guys send it over to me
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-10-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
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With homegrown hops, my understanding is that...

With homegrown hops, my understanding is that unless you want to pay a lot of money, you look up the alpha acid range for the strain of hops that's grown, and the median is what you go by. So if a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-09-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
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Ugh. don't take this stuff for granted guys ...

Ugh.

don't take this stuff for granted guys

we don't get Stone in Iowa. in fact we don't get a LOT of beers because of the strict >6% law. i basically live on sierra nevada and homebrew.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-08-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
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yeah star san bubbles will not hurt yr beer:] ...

yeah star san bubbles will not hurt yr beer:]

actually I'm just gonna go ahead and +1 the post above me
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-07-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,137
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they have it in Ames at cyclone liquor, but not...

they have it in Ames at cyclone liquor, but not at any bar/grocery store that I've seen yet, but I haven't been to D.G.'s, old chicago, or any decent bar around here too recently. been broke. :X
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-07-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,464
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ummmmmmm wat

ummmmmmm

wat
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-02-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
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yeah i'd say this guy at your LHBS is full of...

yeah i'd say this guy at your LHBS is full of sh...

yeah.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-27-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
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Two different hydrometer readings?

So I fill up my wine thief enough so that the hydrometer is free-floating, and it gives me a reading of 1.010.

If I put a couple more inches of beer into the wine thief, it gives me a reading of...
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