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Posted in thread: I Could Use Your Advice on 02-12-2015 at 01:04 AM
Good evening,As certain as I am that what I am asking has been addressed, I need an answer more
readily available. With that, my question:I need to chill my wort, in order to properly ferment
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 10-18-2014 at 01:03 PM
Unfortunately, I get to make one working string of UPS batteries out of three. That's in an
hour, and I expect it to take the whole morning to do. I MIGHT be able to squeeze in a kit brew
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 10-17-2014 at 11:43 PM
I didn't post yesterday, but I bought a 5 gallon cooler, to build my mash tun. I'll pick up the
ball valve, etc., as soon as I am able, but it's really happening. Meanwhile, I'm going to brew
up a kit...
Posted in thread: Best temp to serve beer at? See this list. Discuss. on 09-15-2014 at 11:12 PM
My refrigerator is rather cold, but I always bring every beer up to temp. Lagers stay cooler,
and ales come to below room.
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 09-15-2014 at 10:26 PM
Probably cycling. It tends to be my primary weekend activity during the summer. Plus, with no
effective means of temperature control, I haven't been as successful at this point in my
brewing as I woul...
Posted in thread: How close is your "local" home brew shop? on 08-23-2014 at 08:46 PM
Hi, I am brewing so hello all! I made my first batch today and got 2 gallons of juice from
apple bought from the green grocers. I didn't press the apples as I don't have the space to do
that so I juic...
Posted in thread: How close is your "local" home brew shop? on 08-23-2014 at 08:28 PM
There are two in Madison, both equidistant from my house, at about 17 miles. One is in a
neighborhood where parking is impossible, and the other is in a neighborhood where driving is
Posted in thread: How do YOU name your beers? on 08-23-2014 at 08:12 PM
I'll use a new example, since I'm just getting into the habit of naming my beer:Tweed Cap
PorterI'm sure there are at least a dozen porters by that name, but here's why I chose it: I
have a patchwork ...
Posted in thread: What did you drink before craft brew? on 07-06-2014 at 04:08 AM
La Crosse Lager, for the most part. It was local, and, thanks to friends who were employed
there, it was free.
Posted in thread: What beers/food are you serving for Memorial Day? on 05-25-2014 at 01:09 AM
Hamburgers topped with hummus, sprouts and walnuts.Others may scoff at this, but this sounds
fantastic. As long as they're alfalfa sprouts, and not mung bean sprouts. Mung bean sprouts are