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Posted in thread: What was you biggest boneheaded rookie mistake? on 03-18-2009 at 11:10 PM
My old roommate and I we're really drunk by time the boil was over. It was the first time using
my keggle. We carried it in to the kitchen because our chiller had to hook up to the sink.
Posted in thread: Viking Brewing Company on 03-16-2009 at 10:52 PM
They have a beer called Hot Chocolate. A chocolate stout with cayenne pepper. Haha, it's
interesting that's for sure. I've bought a 4 pack of the Big Swede about a year ago but I
haven't tried much el...
Posted in thread: Is this contamination? on 03-08-2009 at 05:19 PM
I had some weird chunks of stuff in my last brew. Just like those. Beer tasted great going into
Posted in thread: What's your favorite Micro brewery. on 03-06-2009 at 07:59 PM
Bells. I had their Chocolate Cherry Stout on cask a couple years ago. Amazing. I'm sure there's
plenty of brewery's that consistently make great beers. But Bells is easy to find for me, even
Posted in thread: beer can die. on 02-17-2009 at 03:46 PM
I had a beer that "soured". If I had to guess, I would blame my plastic bucket because it is
very old and probably scratched. I decided to use it again in case it was just bad sanitation
on my part. S...
Posted in thread: Did I buy the wrong carboy? on 02-17-2009 at 02:32 AM
You could always scale your recipes for 4 gallons ;)Or scale them up to 8 gallon batches. ;) He
Posted in thread: Michelob doing good things? on 01-03-2009 at 06:12 PM
I tried the dunkle yesterday. It actually tasted like a dunkle. I was surprised. I suppose it
was a little thin and there seemed to be a strange finish to it (but it could have just been my
Posted in thread: So much for waiting until after the move... on 12-24-2008 at 02:18 PM
That'll be perfect. Brew it up a few days before the trip, so you can monitor any possible blow
offs. Come back in a month and take a gravity reading. It should be ready to bottle. Then brew
Posted in thread: Double Bastard. Give it another chance or am I "Not worthy" on 12-20-2008 at 10:07 PM
I thought the DB was a great beer. I'm actually tempted to buy one of those huge bottles and
save it for a special occasion. I just picked up a 6 pack of the oaked bastard tonight that I'm
Posted in thread: Label Removing idea on 12-17-2008 at 09:47 PM
I actually bought some off brand version of oxyclean. No complaints here.