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Posted in thread: Cascade Mountains West Coast Imperial IPA on 05-12-2013 at 10:56 PM
Well now, that looks like a FINE beer! :) I'll probably be trying the all-grain (BIAB) version
sometime in the near future... Now, on to your question. I have (my version) of their Chinook
IPA in the ...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 03-30-2013 at 04:59 PM
Well, it's about 35 degrees here today, but it's been warm enough for the past few days that
the garden hose isn't froze up anymore (for wort chilling), so the first brew session of the
new year is un...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-09-2013 at 09:59 PM
WHEE!!!! Let me get in on this too! :mug:
Posted in thread: first time using Nottingham yeast...is this normal on 10-08-2012 at 04:22 PM
LoL! Looks like the yeast is doing it's thing - probably a little better than you expected! I
generally start with a blow-off tube, for the first couple days, to prevent that sort of
problem, THEN swi...
Posted in thread: I'm over carboys... on 06-17-2012 at 09:51 PM
Got back into brewing about 1 year ago - after about a 15 year break. :rockin: Back then I used
a bucket to ferment, but I wanted to see what was going on (and my fermentation bucket had
Posted in thread: Will it hurt anything... on 04-22-2012 at 04:56 AM
Amen to that! I should have added that I always check for stable FG and end up bottling around
2 weeks. Cheers!And in the end, it isn't quite done yet...so I guess it will have to wait 'til
I get home...
Posted in thread: Will it hurt anything... on 04-20-2012 at 09:39 PM
Thanks for all the replies! I was pretty sure it would be alright, but it never hurts to get
some other opinions! :DSo, it's looking like tomorrow, I'll check the SG once and if it looks
good, in the ...
Posted in thread: Will it hurt anything... on 04-20-2012 at 04:04 AM
If I bottle my beer after 2 weeks in the carboy (fermenting)?I'm an over-the-road truck driver
and am usually on the road for about 3 weeks out of the month. Usually, I brew shortly after I
get home, ...
Posted in thread: Brew Day! on 12-27-2011 at 04:49 AM
Well, it was another successful day at Shak's Brewery! :ban: (I HOPE!)45 degrees on December
26th, here on the lake shore in Wisconsin, was too nice to waste! So I decided to make a
tweaked Weissen. ...
Posted in thread: How did you get hooked on brewing? on 11-04-2011 at 04:16 PM
26 years ago, I had just graduated High School, enlisted in the Army, and was stationed just
outside of Frankfurt, Germany. I had drank some beer in high school - the typical BMC (and
Kingsbury!) - an...