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Old 10-14-2011, 05:33 PM   #41
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I re-hydrate dry yeast with a couple tsp's of dextrose.
I've also made small starters with dry yeast.
I brew mid gravity ales with flavors like their higher gravity brethren.
I don't drink while brewing.
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:36 PM   #42
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when i was doing extract and partial boils, I would use straight tap water to top off my carboy. never had a problem
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