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    New Jersey Hop Spider, Stir plate & swing top bottles

    Sent you a PM for the bottles and Stir Plate
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    How Many Gallons Brewed In 2021

    🤦‍♂️ sorry about that, thanks for catching it @ba-brewer!!
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    How Many Gallons Brewed In 2021

    + 5 gallons Belgian Dubbel + 5 gallons Brandon O's Graff + 5 gallons Belgian IPA 8746 + 15 = 8761
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    6th Annual Pennsylvania Homebrew Open Competition

    I'm entering in 21B--this will also be my first competition.
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    What are you paying to refill/exchange 10# co2 tanks?

    The last time I got a tank swap, I think my 5lb tank cost around $22 in New Jersey.
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    I'm dying ...

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    Anyone recirculate active fermentation through a chiller?

    This was my first thought.
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    Making Eggnog

    I was looking to do something like this for add on Christmas gifts, thanks for the link!
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    First time reusing yeast cake

    I'll definitely report back my results. I have brewed this beer once before however the first time I used US-05, and this batch I used WLP-550--so I definitely expect there to be differences regardless of pitch rate.
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    First time reusing yeast cake

    So I’ve been brewing on and off for the past 9 years and for awhile I’ve been interested in reusing yeast but I’ve never actually done it. For the first time today I reused an entire yeast cake and I’m pretty excited. During my brew day I kegged a batch that was in my fermenter, then cooled my...
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    Winter Seasonal Beer Christmas Ale

    I'm gonna brew a modified version of this tomorrow. I'm dropping the spices, subbing the honey/molasses for D90 Candi Syrup, and using Magnum for both the 60 and 20 min additions. I also plan to pitch WLP550. Pretty excited to try it out, omitting the spices since it won't have as much time as...
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    It's been awhile since I made candles, never thought about combining it with homebrewing. Hop oils are a great idea. Interested to see other responses.
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    INKBIRD New Product Giveaway — Electric Space Heater w/ Thermostat!

    Home office is in my unfinished basement 🥶, this would help!