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  • Walnut Creek, CA
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  • Alex Ackerman
  • My friends and I picked up a home brewing kit from Beer, Beer, and More Beer in Concord on a whim while driving home from Costco.
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  • Posted in thread: Franziskaner Hefe-weisse Clone on 07-10-2012 at 12:21 AM
    Sorry to revive a catatonic thread but how has the beer turned out? I'm looking to brew a
    Franziskaner clone this weekend.

  • Posted in thread: LHBS in Amsterdam on 03-06-2012 at 07:48 PM
    My brother just recently moved to Amsterdam from San Francisco. So far he's loving everything
    about it except for the lack of West Coast IPAs and hearty stouts. He has been asking me about
    brewing in ...

  • Posted in thread: Cider changed color in secondary on 10-20-2008 at 09:06 PM
    We reracked this cider last night into a 5G carboy from a 6.5G carboy. At that time we added an
    airlock but the pressure in the 6.5G carboy didn't seem to blow the stopper out. We also added
    3 crushed...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-20-2008 at 09:00 PM
    Edwort,I have access to some locally grown and pressed apple juice. Should I try using this or
    should I stick with the Tree Top brand?Thanks,Alex

  • Posted in thread: Pectic Enzyme in Secondary on 10-15-2008 at 08:15 PM
    What happened? Did your cider turn out fine? I have a cider that has been in secondary for
    about 6 weeks and I haven't see any changes what-so-ever so far. I'm hoping this isn't a bad

  • Posted in thread: Cider changed color in secondary on 10-02-2008 at 07:20 AM
    Is there an Air lock on the bottle or is it just stoppered shut. If an air lock is there water
    in the air lock?The carboy that secondary fermentation is taking place in is just stoppered
    shut. The car...

  • Posted in thread: Cider changed color in secondary on 10-02-2008 at 12:08 AM
    Hello All,My brew buddy and I gave our first cider a shot a few weeks ago. We just used fresh
    fruit from the apple and pear trees in my backyard and champagne yeast. From the time we juiced
    the fruit ...

  • Posted in thread: Snuffy has started his first batch. on 09-05-2008 at 08:10 PM
    Snuffy,Can you call up Kona Brewery and see if they have anything they can sell you or if they
    know where to get a carboy? Just a thought and I do realize they're on a completely different