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Posted in thread: First Brew on 12-13-2012 at 10:25 PM
You sound just like me a few months ago. I started on Mr. Beer. Brewed a couple of batches and
moved onto 5 gallon batches. I think I had 15 gallons of beer brewed before they were even
ready to drink...
Posted in thread: Conditioning is everything. on 12-13-2012 at 10:22 PM
I am still pretty new to home brewing and I haven't brewed a beer in 5 months or so. Back when
I was brewing heavily, I brewed a cream ale, an autumn ale and a Fat Tire clone. I conditioned
them for t...
Posted in thread: Beer in fermenter since June 7... Too long? on 08-09-2012 at 07:19 PM
I brewed a batch of beer on June 7. Gravity was still too high after 2 weeks, so I let it ride.
Here it is now August 9, and I haven't checked it since. Has it been on the yeast cake too
long, or will...
Posted in thread: Newbie questions about home brewing on 06-16-2012 at 06:49 AM
Once you figure in your time, you're not saving any money. However, it's an awesome feeling
knowing you can make drinkable, even great beer. Really, it turns into a passion, and that's
pretty much it....
Posted in thread: First AG BIAB low FG on 06-16-2012 at 06:30 AM
I made Biermuncher's Cream of 3 crops modified version BIAB 5.5g batch.6 lbs 2 row2 lbs flaked
corn1 lb minute riceWillamette hopsSafeale US-05mashed at 154 for 90 minutes (temp never
dropped lower th...
Posted in thread: Drinking too much homebrew on 06-01-2012 at 04:52 AM
Until last night I had never had more than 3 homebrews in one sitting. Last night I probably
had a dozen or so cream ales. Right before I went to bed, I had the raging Sh*ts. Horrible lol,
I was sweat...
Posted in thread: Homebrew kit reviews: My experiences. on 05-31-2012 at 01:05 AM
My first two brews were both kits from Midwest Supplies. My first was Liberty Cream Ale, and my
2nd was Midwest's Autumn Amber ale. The Cream Ale has been in bottles for 6 weeks and the
Autumn ale as ...
Posted in thread: Noob needs help with calculating efficiency on 05-25-2012 at 06:07 AM
Thank you!If I used the calculator correctly, I got around 80% efficiency. I'm not exactly sure
how much rice I used. I bought a 1lb 12oz box, and tried to judge, but it was close to a pound
Posted in thread: Noob needs help with calculating efficiency on 05-25-2012 at 05:43 AM
Brewed my first AG BIAB batch tonight. Biermuncher's cream of 3 cropsfinal volume: 5.5 gallons6
lbs 2 row2 lbs flaked cornapprox. 1 lb minute rice. My kettle wasn't large enough to do no
sparge so I d...
Posted in thread: anyone that uses austin homebrew see this? on 05-23-2012 at 09:07 PM
I love AHS. I was using Midwest (which were great) but AHS's shipping is ridiculously cheap
compared to Midwest. It costs $16 to get one recipe kit shipped to MO from Midwest.