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by JLaw
Tue Apr 17, 2001 6:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Can I brew beer in my apartment? Is there heavy smell while
Replies: 4
Views: 6838

I do!!!

I brew in my apartment. I am fortunate enough to have a propane burner so I brew outside on the porch. Yes there is a fairly strong smell, but I promise you will LOVE it. Or soon learn to love it. Your wife, on the other hand... Can't brew any lagers, not enough space for a spare fridge, but if you ...
by JLaw
Fri Apr 06, 2001 6:06 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Calibrating thermometers
Replies: 4
Views: 8722

What kind?

If it has a needle and dial, not a digital or mercury thermometer, it should have a hex nut attached to the stem, on back of the face. Keep the thermometer in a known temperature solution, glass of ice water works best (32 degrees). Then put a wrench on the hex nut and hold it firmly, turn the face ...
by JLaw
Fri Apr 06, 2001 6:00 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Pilsner Lager Yeast
Replies: 3
Views: 5238

Which one...

Are you talking about WLP840??? Just wondering, 'cause if so, I planned on picthing that strain next weekend.
by JLaw
Sat Mar 31, 2001 6:04 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: More yeast questions!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 3974

More yeast questions!!!

I know that you can re-culture yeast from some commercially available beers. I have just read that you can make a starter from them then stick in the the refrigerator and keep it there until you are ready to brew. Wow!! Somebody PLEASE tell me more... like how long it may keep and how to re-activate...
by JLaw
Sat Mar 31, 2001 4:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: selling beer...
Replies: 2
Views: 5054

not sure yet...

Nobody has ever offered to buy beer from me yet, I just either trade homebrew for homebrew or trade homebrew for something I want that they have!!! (Hope that's legal!) A buddy of mine back in Abilene is looking into the laws to get a licsense to sell his homebrew. He is looking for the same thing y...
by JLaw
Tue Mar 20, 2001 4:17 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Shiner Clone
Replies: 1
Views: 3907

Shiner Clone

Does anyone have a good all-grain clone recipe for Shiner Bock?