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  1. Hang Glider

    Music Match

    Year of the Cat - Al Stewart (one of my favorites!)
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    Music Match

    Stairway to Heaven - Led Zepplin
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    Music Match

    Grandma's Hands - Bill Withers
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    RIP John Prine

    late to the thread, but I loved that man's music. I saw him in '76 or '77 with Steve Goodman, two great folk artists. No one else on stage. I really liked the older political and statement pieces - Sam Stone, Hello in There, Paradise, and even the odd Come Back To Us, Barbara Lewis...
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    What RPM do you run your grain mill at?

    old DC gearmotor makes for a speedy 62 rpm for mine - but y'know, I dump the grain in and go wash something...no big deal
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    How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated)

    I couldn't get it to work either - fortunately I have a car battery charger that worked great! I used the black wire to clamp onto the handle of the pot.
  7. Hang Glider

    Show us your DIY stir plate!

    Beer is skunked by ultraviolet light, but it takes a combination of the hops, yeast, and barley all together to make that result. I cannot imagine yeast, by itself, is light sensitive in this regard. just my $0.02 :)
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    Win a Ss Brewtech Keg WaSsher!

    oh, me, me, me...over here... waving hands vigorously...
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    S-shaped vs 3-piece airlock

    I start with a blow-off tube in a spare growler and never seem to remember to change it out -
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    Win a Spike Brewing CF5 Conical Unitank!

    indeed, quite interested, yes please!
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    Anybody up for a riddle?

    I hope the last line is not true! Bad news, sorry to hear!
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    Anybody up for a riddle?

    Of course you're correct, my fine large Dragon The turn is yours, commence your braggin'
  13. Hang Glider

    Dry hop: before or after fermentation is over?

    Welcome! Dry Hopping is adding hops for aroma and flavor anytime AFTER fermentation is complete.
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    Anybody up for a riddle?

    Fret not, my dear brew friend, the answer is taught in kindergarten. (Or even before, for parents that fret) but most of us nod, if eyes are met.
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    Anybody up for a riddle?

    No onions, no garlic, no salt, no beaver. When consonants can't touch, nor vowels, either. No pepper, no broth, only water will do I don't think I would like this stew. _________________________ Of them beware - keep your distance, What happens to them is none of your business. But talk to...
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    Show us your Kegerator

    accurate pressure readings... I keep mine inside, I have plenty of space, but the pressure reading on a chilled tank is different - that and my regulator gauges are beginning to rust...
  17. Hang Glider

    Fermenter locations

    Welcome ! keep in mind fermenting yeast RAISE the temperature inside your fermenters - comfortable room temps are too warm for ale yeasts... I've measured mine and found a 10°F differential...(thought it was 64F, was really 74F...) Temp control is by far the single best thing I've ever done to...
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    Fermentation FAQ - urgent

    Probably done. If your beer has been 28C for the entire time, that is a hot ferment. Most ale yeasts like temperature ranges below 20 - you'll get a much better flavor, and it will take the expected several days. Check your yeast website for the preferred temperature range - and keep in mind...
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    Beer Bottle Labels?

    I've always just printed on a decent quality paper (24#, or sometimes 'presentation' paper) and used a glue stick on the back. Labels are pricey until you buy hundreds... Soaking them in warm water, with a little oxyclean or pbw usually does the trick.
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    Cats

    I lost my sweet male Himalayan flame-point to cancer a few years back. (earlier post) He was the best cat I ever had. In these last couple years, I've met a wonderful woman whose only discernible fault is a dislike of beer, but she encourages my habit/hobby, so no worries. She brought two...
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