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  • Fairbanks, AK
  • Janet's Brown, Pliny the Elder Clone, Evil Twin, Pumpkin Ale
  • Pale Ale, Apflewein, Schwarzbeir, Saison
  • Lemonade Mead, Irish Red Ale, Honey Weizen, JZ's Evil Twin, Rouge's Brutal IPA,
  • House Amber Ale, Lemonade Mead, Pirate's Ale, Pale Ale,
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  • Posted in thread: Anchorage Brewing Love Buzz Clone on 03-12-2012 at 06:23 AM
    If you ever get a chance, try (any of) his beers. They're all excellent. We're extremely happy
    he's releasing his beers up here.

  • Posted in thread: Dont brew in -15 degree weather... on 01-29-2012 at 03:56 AM
    bstacy1974 -- We did a 10 gallon batch today. Nothing like a little ice fog in the garage (when
    you open the door).

  • Posted in thread: BB Witbier Kit - Low OG on 01-03-2012 at 04:50 AM
    Did you top off after your boil? If so, might be from incomplete mixing. Also, did you
    calibrate your refractometer? Mine was 15 points off when I received it.

  • Posted in thread: Should I make the transition? on 09-13-2011 at 04:01 AM
    Yeah, you can start with what you've got. I'd look into setting up a blow-off tube for the
    water jugs, since they're only 5 gallons.I'd be cautious to look for boil overs with a 6 gallon
    kettle, but i...

  • Posted in thread: What would you do? on 08-13-2011 at 05:39 AM
    I'd leave it on the primary and bottle it whenever it's ready (steady FG, and it tastes right)

  • Posted in thread: Filtering your beer? on 08-09-2011 at 06:47 AM
    Carb tabs are just sugar tablets, formed in an appropriate amount for a bottle of beer. You
    still need yeast to provide CO2 if using them. Even if your beer is clear going into the
    bottle, there will ...

  • Posted in thread: When to bottle question on 08-09-2011 at 06:37 AM
    Sounds like it. If it hasn't dropped over the last few days, then it's done fermenting. On to
    the bottles!

  • Posted in thread: Can't get fermentation temp low enough on 08-08-2011 at 07:10 AM
    I agree with scrabledegg81 and say go for the full-tub method. If you get a skewer-style
    thermometer, you can possibly force it through a carboy cap (after sanitizing) to hold it in
    place and get a co...

  • Posted in thread: Had to move fermenter on 08-08-2011 at 06:48 AM
    I'd say you'll probably be OK. By moving the fermentor, you run the risk of oxidation, which
    can lead to wet cardboard flavors. But, I say bottle it, and and drink it. I think (and someone
    with more e...

  • Posted in thread: Wort chiller question on 07-23-2011 at 09:48 PM
    If you want to save on ice, you can knock it down to around 100 degrees (ish) with the tap
    water, then swap over to the bucket with the ice. That way you're not "wasting" ice on the
    initial cooling, w...

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