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    Preparing A Yeast Starter Using Canned Wort

    Just tagging an extension here... I have been pre-preparing starter wort for years and if someone brews frequently, I can't imagine why anyone wouldn't. Similarly, I use a 5L flask - I place 4 cups DME in flask, add water to total of 4.5L - my experience has provided that this creates a 1.035...
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    Beer Smith Blichmann 30 gal setup??

    Hmmm... I'm not optimistic either - I have the same issue myself (30 gal). Trying to get a brew day going for Saturday... If not, may have to calculate w/10gal and extrapolate out the results? I'm sure not everything would step up, but at least liquid measurements should (mash, sparge, etc.)?
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    Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway

    What a sweet concept!
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    Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen

    My username is "wurensh" on cityprofile.com - I too got caught under one of the posts made for homebrewers - so I added a few more to make sure I have 5. Seems like a neat thing started, looking forward to using more! Now - if I could only figure out how to eliminate the other 206 pages of...
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    Mash Paddle Giveaway

    Very cool! You got me with this... didn't eve realize there was a "premium membership", hearing that there is plus this give away makes it a NO BRAINER!
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    Chocolate-Coffee-Raspberry Imperial Stout

    Ok - Chiming back in after quite a lapse (teaching keeps me pretty much laid up until the next break!). I've cracked open a couple of my Raspberry Imperial Stouts, and overall I'm pleased with the results. Thick, thick, thick. Robust flavor that one would expect from an imperial stout, and...
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    Chocolate-Coffee-Raspberry Imperial Stout

    Thanks for the welcome ;-) WOW! I was calendaring to bottle this last weekend (or at least to test), but a friend had a baby boy :-). So, tonight, 16 days later, I opened up to take a hydrometer reading... WOW! (did I say that already?!?!?) When I opened the fermenter, my olfactory...
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    Chocolate-Coffee-Raspberry Imperial Stout

    Just came onto this site, and found this dialogue - very cool. As a matter of fact, I just did a Raspberry Imperial Stout last night, and oooeee - once the raspberry puree (Oregon) was added, the aroma just notched right up there. I have tried the Weyerbacher Raspberry Imperial (was out in PA...
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