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Posted in thread: Autumn ales on 06-28-2008 at 11:01 PM
Check out Ed Worts recipes. He has an Octoberfest Ale and there seems to be universal praise
for his work.
Posted in thread: Apfelwein questions...yeast, carbonation? on 05-22-2008 at 01:27 AM
You're making me thirsty!Thanks for the ideas, guys. I'm gonna try a few out and see what I
Posted in thread: Apfelwein questions...yeast, carbonation? on 05-18-2008 at 05:47 PM
First off, if you want a sweeter cider leave out the extra sugar. Statements like these make me
realize that I know a lot less about this stuff than I want to believe. So, for the type of
cider I want...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein questions...yeast, carbonation? on 05-18-2008 at 04:34 PM
Ok guys, I need to call on your knowledge.I recently finished up my first batch of Ed's
Apfelwein and it came out pretty well. Very tasty, but not entirely what I hoped for. What I
want to end up with...
Posted in thread: Non-American Beers to Try on 03-28-2008 at 07:19 PM
If you're looking for a Hef....try to find a Hacker-Pschorr. I LOVE IT.
Posted in thread: Brewed a Blue Moon Clone, but... on 03-26-2008 at 01:59 PM
In my limited experience...the yeast makes all the difference. Do it again with a Belgian yeast
and you will taste a BIG change.
Posted in thread: March Madness and home brew... on 03-20-2008 at 10:30 PM
So how many of you called off work today and are enjoying games on TV and a home brew in your
living room?Today I am watching basketball all day, and I'm eating BBQ Beef Brisket that was
smoked for 30...
Posted in thread: Wheat beer with nottingham yeast on 02-26-2008 at 02:16 AM
A buddy of mine and I bought identical Hef kits from our LHBS except he went with the smack
pack and I just settled on Nottingham. Mine was pretty good with the dry yeast, but there was a
Posted in thread: What on earth did my yeast do???? on 02-23-2008 at 08:50 PM
I just came across something funky with my yeast. Up to this point I had only used dry yeast in
all my beers....although this last batch I brewed up a Belgian Wit and decided to go liquid and
Posted in thread: Recipe Conversion request on 02-22-2008 at 07:01 PM
You're going to add some extract for the boil though aren't you? I wouldn't boil the hops in
water and add all the DME at the end.Yes.....half the DME up front and the rest with about 15
minutes left ...