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    aha yeast?

    I just brewed a hefe from ahs and so far it has no activity. It's been over 24 hours. It was shipped in warm weather and I was curious what the odds of the yeast dying over the trip are? I ordered it with the ice pack And all that but it arrived very warm. My main problem is it was brewed...
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    Cheap Kegerator?

    So, I'm slowly collecting all the pieces of my beer-kegging puzzle and the piece that is giving me the most trouble is the fridge. I'm curious what everyone uses to keep their kegs cool. I don't really have the cash to go blow on an actual keggerator and all the used refrigerators that I...
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    Pot Size

    So, I'm going to go all-grain soon and have been shopping around. I found a 60qt pot at a reasonable price. My question is: Can a brew pot be too big? I'll be starting out with 5 gallon batches and I'm curious if I'll have any problems with scorching or some other unforeseeable result...
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    Time running out?

    I bought 2.5 lbs of grain with intentions of doing my first mini-mash and my LHBS was kind enough to crush it for me. A couple friends caught wind of this and decided to set up a brew day when we can all get a day off.. My question is: How long can I store crushed grain? Will it lose any...
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    Volume in fermenter

    I'm jumping the gun here with my stupid wine making questions as I haven't actually read any published material on the subject however, I think I have a pretty good idea on the basic procedure except on how exactly to correctly bring the volume of the must to 5 gallons or whatever you're...
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    Newcastle Clone?

    Hey everyone, I'm looking for a Malt Extract Newcastle clone recipe. I searched around and I could only come up with All-Grain recipes. Could anyone point me in the right direction?
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    I'm looking for information on growing my own grapes. Specifically what kind make what wines and would grow readily in my area.(Arkansas river valley) Could anyone point me in the right direction on where to find/buy vines?