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Old 01-15-2013, 12:14 PM   #21
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Absolutely dry hop with marbles. Some folks have even dry hopped with dogs.
+1 marbles, dogs, turtles, bears, crocs. Some people here are really extreme brewers.

 
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:33 PM   #22
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It can be weighted with anything. I use several santized dinner spoons in the hops bag both for the boil and dry hopping. Dogs might be problematic to sanitize.
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:06 PM   #23
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It can be weighted with anything. I use several santized dinner spoons in the hops bag both for the boil and dry hopping. Dogs might be problematic to sanitize.
Yes but on the other hand dogs provide the beer of a complexity that you canīt achieve if you were dry hopping with sometime else.

 
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:32 AM   #24
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I tried using a pint glass. All the hops stayed in side the glass and didn't have the desired effect. So I went to Walmart, but found no marbles. So I spent about $2 on 4 candle holders, which I'm sure is much less than the hypothetical marbles would have cost me. I like to visualize my savings in the form of beer ingredients; it makes it much more concrete.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:06 AM   #25
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go to the pet store and buy aquarium rocks. They're hypoalgesic and non toxic. I think they were 3 usd for a pound. They work great and easy to clean. Not really sure about the candle holder idea.
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:55 AM   #26
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I tried using a pint glass. All the hops stayed in side the glass and didn't have the desired effect. So I went to Walmart, but found no marbles. So I spent about $2 on 4 candle holders, which I'm sure is much less than the hypothetical marbles would have cost me. I like to visualize my savings in the form of beer ingredients; it makes it much more concrete.
FYI...walmart marbles are about 50 marbles for 50 cents

 
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FYI...walmart marbles are about 50 marbles for 50 cents
I couldn't find any marbles, but then, in the hundreds of times I've been to Walmart, I've never been able to find anyone working in their own department.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:32 PM   #28
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I hear ya...I actually had to call someone over...its was on a back wall near the UNO cards and things in the toy section. I walked by them like 5 times.

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:52 PM   #29
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Its far time for the "wider mouth" carboy to be invented.
They have those now. They're called "buckets." (I think it's a French term, with a long U and a silent T. Like the flower arrangement.)

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Old 01-20-2013, 06:00 PM   #30
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They have those now. They're called "buckets." (I think it's a French term, with a long U and a silent T. Like the flower arrangement.)
Good one, wise ass

 
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