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    Sous Vide with 10 Gallon Cooler Mash Tun

    Great idea to do a step mash.
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    HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway

    I'm in! Hard to narrow that list down to just one. Might have to buy one or five extra!
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    NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway!

    Great prizes. I'm in.
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    Re-use oak spiral from cabernet

    My first search leads me to little oak flavor left, but they smell fantastic! Just like the wine. Has anyone tried reusing these in a stout or other beer? I make more beer than wine and would like to see if reusing this would be worth it.
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    First fruit beer

    The last time I made a fruit beer, I made a peach wheat and used the canned fruit. The beer tasted like the inside of the tin can. Took a year to drink it. I won't make that mistake again. Either using frozen or boiled fresh fruit in my next brew: Cherry Brown
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    Cool Brewing Giveaway!

    I'd love to give this a try!
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    Hermitage Single Hops Series

    Drinking citra now. I understand why these are so popular.
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    Hermitage Single Hops Series

    I saw these at Bevmo in Scottsdale. Picked up one of each. Never brewed with these hops before so I think its a great way to know what the beer will turn out to be like before brewing.
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    Recipe Critique Please: Honey ginger IPA

    I was going to go with 2oz candied ginger chopped up per the book. I'm starting to think EKG should not be the bittering hop addition. Suggestions? Anything outside of a high alpha?
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    Recipe Critique Please: Honey ginger IPA

    I was looking to make my first IPA and found an idea in "Radical Brewing". There was no recipe just "make and IPA and use EKG exclusively. Add 2 pounds honey and ginger to secondary." I know that it's not extremely hoppy, I want to keep this close to balanced enough for to keep peace. Looking to...
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    best northern brewer kit for summer pick 3 in priority with why

    +1 on Caribou Slobber. The only kit of their's I've made but it is fantastic.
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    Orange Blossoms in beer

    Still haven't heard from four peaks brewing. I tried making a tea of orange blossoms and didn't get much flavor. a few handfuls for a cup of water might not have been near enough. Putting this idea on the back burner for now, but not giving up on it totally.
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    Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion

    This set up got me 71% efficiency! Very excited! Hit all my temps too.