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Re: Sources of chlorophenols

 On July 10, 2012, 12:41 p.m.

Anthony, Thanks for this good simple idea for trying to troubleshoot this.


Re: Sources of chlorophenols

 On July 8, 2012, 8:17 p.m.

Glen, thanks for your ideas. I was also thinking that I just overdid the Amarillo. I know that I miscalculated the IBUs because I mixed up two different sets o…

Sources of chlorophenols

 On July 7, 2012, 9:56 p.m.

I appreciated the discussion and critique of my attempt to clone Gumballhead at the last BUZZ meeting. This attempt exhibits chlorophenol flavors. I have brew…

Better Bottle free stuff

 On June 26, 2012, 3:35 p.m.

I have 2 Better Bottle faucets (taps?) and a couple of other odds-and-ends connectors that I'm not using. Anyone want them? I hope to be at the July 5 meeting…

Re: Better fermentation temperature control

 On May 4, 2012, 8:35 p.m.

Thanks for the tips. Marco, do you know what kind of fridge you have? I don't have room for another full size fridge .

I appreciate the suggestion on temperat…

Better fermentation temperature control

 On May 4, 2012, 12:01 p.m.

I have been thinking about buying a dorm-sized fridge to used as a fermentation chamber to get better control of fermentation temperature. I would fit it with …

Re: 2012 Spring Bulk Grain Purchase

 On April 16, 2012, 5:13 p.m.


I would like to order:

1 55lb bag of GB-PALE (Gambrinus Pale Ale Malt)

5# DME (Light or Amber)

Thanks for organizing again.

Sam Reese

Yeast starter with frozen yeast sample

 On March 12, 2012, 8:53 p.m.

I am freezing very small yeast samples in a solution of glycerine, distilled water and a bit of starter wort. When I want to build up a sample to brew with, I …

Re: Mash water chemistry

 On March 12, 2012, 8:43 p.m.


It's been a long time, but I tried the addition of small amounts of dry malt extract in my steeping water when I was doing extract beers to achieve bett…

Source for Amarillo?

 On Feb. 25, 2012, 5:45 p.m.

Does anyone know where I can get c. 6 oz of Amarillo pellet hops. Northern Brewer and Midwest Supplies both report being out of stock.

Favorite dry stout recipe?

 On Nov. 27, 2011, 8:46 p.m.

Anyone have a favorite dry stout recipe they like? I've never brewed one but would like to create a roasty stout about 4.0 - 4.5% ABV. Any brewing tips would a…

Re: Need cream soda recipe

 On Nov. 8, 2011, 5:49 p.m.

Thanks Lyle. I like your idea of making some test samples.

Need cream soda recipe

 On Nov. 8, 2011, 4:10 p.m.

Does anyone have a recipe for vanilla cream soda? Lots of grandkids and nieces & nephews coming for Thanksgiving.

Local source for glycerine?

 On Nov. 1, 2011, 10:45 a.m.

Does anyone know where I can get liquid glycerine locally? I use it to freeze yeast samples. I have only been able to find it in suppository form at CVS. I was…

Re: Advice on whirlpool technique

 On Oct. 11, 2011, 9:04 p.m.

One more thought on an alternate solution to limiting trub. Have you heard anything about how effective the Blichman Hop Blocker is?