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  • I'm a new homebrewer and I pretty much want to learn as much as I can.


  • Posted in thread: Analyze my recipe please on 03-12-2009 at 11:11 PM
    This is going to be my first batch of brew with steeping grains that Iíve done and Iíd like a
    bit of feedback. Itís supposed to be an American Pale Ale kit that I ordered off of Northern
    Brewer but I ...

  • Posted in thread: Pre-crushed grain stability on 03-10-2009 at 09:22 PM
    I'm going to be doing my first brew with steeping grains this coming Saturday and I'm wondering
    how well my pre-crushed grains are going to hold up. I ordered them through Northern
    Brewer...they were ...

  • Posted in thread: Hop switch???? on 03-07-2009 at 07:03 PM if I do substitute the cascade with centennial does this hop schedule look decent
    enough? I would love to get some simcoe thrown in there either to replace something or just as
    an addition b...

  • Posted in thread: Hop switch???? on 03-07-2009 at 06:55 PM
    I'm getting ready to do a partial mash for the first time and found a recipe for a IIPA that
    lists this hop schedule:1 oz. Nugget (60)1 oz. Glacier (15)1 oz. Cascade (10)0.5 oz. Cascade
    (2)0.5 oz. Ste...

  • Posted in thread: Extract potential values of grains on 02-20-2009 at 01:40 AM
    Does anyone know where I can find a chart/table/listing of the extract potential range for
    individual grains? I'm mainly looking for the SG values if at all possible.

  • Posted in thread: First partial mash on 11-14-2008 at 01:22 AM
    Alright, I feel as though I'm ready to try a partial mash and was thinking about doing a spiced
    brown ale. Any ideas as far as recipes...I really enjoy a smooth brown with some body.

  • Posted in thread: Success! on 11-06-2008 at 07:57 PM
    We ended up putting about 500mL of each tea in the approx. 2.5 gallons of the mead once we
    split it. It's very subtle but not absent. In retrospect I might have doubled it up and cut
    back on the ginge...

  • Posted in thread: Success! on 11-06-2008 at 07:15 PM
    I'm geeked...I just bottled a ginger mead that a buddy and I made. We split the batch in two
    and with one having chai tea and another having a basic english grey tea added and I must say
    that they bot...

  • Posted in thread: Characteristics of wild bacteria/yeast on 11-06-2008 at 02:36 PM
    Awesome...thanks for the info. Definitely going to pick up the Wild Brews book.

  • Posted in thread: Characteristics of wild bacteria/yeast on 11-06-2008 at 01:57 PM
    I'm curious as to the different characteristics in both smell and taste of brett, lactobacillus
    and pediococcus bacterias...sorry if my spelling is off. I'm most familiar with brett but would
    like as ...