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Software Developer for Expensify in San Francisco. I homebrew beer and take photos of abandoned buildings.


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asked Reusing twist-off bottles
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Nov
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comment Are plastic fizzy-drink bottles an acceptable substitute for glass bottles?
Are the standard soft-drink caps good enough to hold beer carbonation?
Nov
9
asked What are the advantages of Dry vs Liquid yeast?
Nov
9
comment Help! My secondary fermenter exploded!
Gotta stop brewing with C4.
Nov
9
answered Help! My secondary fermenter exploded!
Nov
9
revised Are there any tricks for removing labels from bottles?
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Nov
9
revised What is the recommended serving temperature for each beer style?
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Nov
9
asked How do you label your bottles?
Nov
9
answered Are there any tricks for removing labels from bottles?
Nov
9
comment How should bulk grain be stored?
Any idea how long that'll keep the grain?
Nov
9
answered Is it OK to starting fermentation while wort is still warm?
Nov
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comment Is it OK to starting fermentation while wort is still warm?
Palmer recommends against aerating the wort when it's hot (see answer)- haven't had a chance to check other sources yet, but he generally knows his stuff.
Nov
9
answered Why do you aerate wort at first and try to keep oxygen out later?
Nov
9
comment How do you tell if your fermentation is stuck?
This isn't a specific instance- just wondering what rules of thumb apply and what factors might contribute to determining when to start trying to fix it.