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Posted in thread: Did I ruin my brew? on 01-09-2008 at 05:49 PM
I did the exact same thing on my very first brew. The beer turned out just fine. If there was a
problem the beer didn't last long enough for me to notice it. I drank that first batch pretty
Posted in thread: Head collapses quickly on 12-08-2007 at 11:48 PM
I'm pretty new as well but I can tell you some things people are going to ask/suggest. First of
all what was your recipe? Things like crystal malt, carapils, wheat, and a lot of hops effect
Posted in thread: Hobbit Brew? on 12-06-2007 at 03:53 PM
It wasn't really anything special, just a pretty standard ESB. The only thing LOTR about it was
the name. I find this whole thread very interesting though.
Posted in thread: Hobbit Brew? on 12-06-2007 at 03:41 PM
[QUOTE=gallagherman]From "The Adventures of Tom Bombadil"QUOTE]For my third batch back in early
June I brewed an ESB named "Tom Bombadil's English Pub Ale." I wanted to pay homage to him
since he neve...
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer extracts on 11-28-2007 at 02:44 AM
I've been very happy with their extracts. They have a high turnover so you know that they are
fresh. I made a very good beer with their pilsen extract and a great one with their organic
light. I also ...
Posted in thread: Is there a style you can say you do not like? on 11-13-2007 at 02:11 PM
I'd hate to discount an entire style but I've been trying hefes for years and have yet to find
one that I truly enjoy. I can of course appreciate what the brewer is trying to accomplish. I
guess I jus...
Posted in thread: What size carboy? on 11-08-2007 at 07:36 PM
I live in an apartment and I can't boil the full volume required for a 5 gallon AG batch. I've
done a couple of PM batches so far and I've enjoyed the process. I am interested in trying to
make some 3...
Posted in thread: Commercial Scottish Ales in US on 11-07-2007 at 11:08 PM
I'm not sure if you can get Founders in your area or not but their wee heavy, "Dirty Bastard"
Posted in thread: Brewing with friends on 10-14-2007 at 07:17 PM
I'm hoping to do what Colorado said, start splitting batches with my buddy. He is really
interested in brewing himself someday. I'd love to be able to split batches with him. This way
I could afford t...
Posted in thread: Brewing with friends on 10-13-2007 at 10:26 PM
There isn't really a point to this post aside from seeing if others feel the same way. I am
still new at this and brewed my 6th batch (a honey porter) today. Up until this point I've
brewed all of my ...