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    AHS Chocolate Stout

    i just brewed the double chocolate stout kit last night. smelled f'ing great. one thing i noticed is that the brewpot smoked a lot after i added the cocoa powder, as if it were burning. yea, smelled like burning. added some cherries at the very end of the boil and am considering putting in a...
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    I've been kicked out of my brewery.

    i love the smell, big surprise. my roommate doesnt seem to mind, even when the sliding glass door gets all fogged up. my gf doesnt mind either.
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    pitching yeast too soon???

    cold pitching? sorry i searched around some more and it seems it'll be okay. however, it seems cold pitching gets quicker airlock activity/fermentation, whereas mine isnt going that way...
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    pitching yeast too soon???

    I've brewed a few batches already, but have a question based on a potential mistake i made last night. I brewed a Belgian Wit, smelled yummy, but while i was cooling my wort in my bathtub ice bath i realized i had forgotten to remove my liquid yeast from the fridge. so i pulled it out...
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    Herbs that can be added to Beer?

    garlic beer...wtf... id dfinitely try it, but i cant say id expect to love it
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    Airlock fell into carboy

    i pushed in my bunge (sp?) and it fell into my gingerbread ale primary. i fished for it with sanitized rubber gloves and a spoon for about 20 minutes before i found that little bastard. beer came out great though!!!!
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    word, batch 3 was the first i was really happy with. ****en delicious...congratulations
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    airlock keeps bubbeling

    dude bubbling is good lol
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    S-bubble airlock type

    no, i think it functions the same ;) but i just like things to be exactly how i want them to be...how they look in the picture
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    Taste Definitions

    hahah! this hobby rules!
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    S-bubble airlock type

    booooooo to the s-type airlock. my water never filled the chambers correctly. no matter how i tapped it or flipped it upside down the water never filled the second chamber.
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    help - i cannot syphon for some reason!

    siphoning sucks! ive had plenty of botched attempts in my 4 batches lol next time i mailorder supplies or go to my LHBS im getting an auto siphon. auto siphon ftw!
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    Waiting for Christmas or maybe Thanksgiving?

    i'll be bottling mine in a couple weeks. OMG i cant wait, but it looks like i'll be trying them around christmastime
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    Life is Good!

    haha, nice. if i was told to choose anythign to do, it just might be to brew
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    Plastic vs Glass for primary fermentation?

    i use a plastic bucket for primary, and 6.5 gal glass carboy for secondary. i plan to get a Better Bottle mainly for a 2nd secondary, so i'll have 1 of each option.
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    Good Eats: Amber Waves

    bit torrent ftw!!
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    first batch help

    youll need to partially fill your tubing with sanitized water to get the siphon started (vaccuum). just a head's up, let the sanitized water flow into an extra cup or bowl or whatnot until the beer starts flowing, then by all means let it do its thing. i accidentally poured a few ounces of...
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    first time using secondary...few mistakes & Q's

    B-T-F Iodophor Sanitizer (Odorless - Tasteles or so it says)
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    first time using secondary...few mistakes & Q's

    well i racked my Scotch Ale (3rd batch ever) from my primary Ale pale to my new 6.5 gallon Glass Carboy. I made a few mistaks and just wanted some input as to how much, if any impact they should have on my beer. 1.) when i started my siphon, i forgot to clear out all of the sanitized...
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    Hop Ball

    why is such a product available if the concensus is quite clearly oposed to using it?