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  • I just got into homebrewing. I made my first attempt two nights ago. I was trying to make an all grain belgian american IPA. Lord knows what I'll end up with. It did not go smoothly. I will post my questions elsewhere.


  • Posted in thread: 3 tap keg conversion kit on 06-22-2012 at 08:44 PM
    Thanks everyone. I pitched them so well on the merits of having a three tap that they agreed to
    pay for a shiny brand new 3 tap kegerator. It saves us money and boosts morale. Beer thirty
    just got a w...

  • Posted in thread: 3 tap keg conversion kit on 06-21-2012 at 07:09 PM
    Hey ya'll,I haven't homebrewed in years as my living situation no longer supports the hobby,
    but I do need some help. We're trying to cut costs at my work by buying a kegerator and getting
    kegs every ...

  • Posted in thread: Holy Crap Please Help!!! on 08-06-2008 at 12:24 AM
    If the temp has been under control, I imagine all is well...It has not been. It's had to endure
    the transition from Chicago winter to Chicago summer. While I'm confident it never got too far
    over 70 d...

  • Posted in thread: Holy Crap Please Help!!! on 08-06-2008 at 12:18 AM
    its in the primary,(we stopped doing secondaries before we stopped brewing)there's vodka in the
    airlock, and hopefully all is well. We were just concerned that we might have starved the yeast
    to death...

  • Posted in thread: white floaties? on 03-17-2008 at 10:03 PM
    Ok, got home from a 2 week vacation. the PM batch I was aging in the carboy now has white
    floaties floating on the top. It was done fermenting when I left (could have been bottled) and
    these floaties ...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing Documentary on 02-21-2008 at 04:14 AM
    I'm researching some of these competitions in the mid west and I was wondering why all the
    competitions require the entries be mailed in advance? It's not a big deal but I'm just curious
    why they don'...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing Documentary on 02-15-2008 at 06:32 PM
    and that's why I love this forum. I'm going to google this sam adams contest right now as I
    have not heard much about it.

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing Documentary on 02-14-2008 at 05:34 PM
    I'm in the Chicago land area and I'm taking a Documentary production class. The final project
    in the class is for everyone to make their own short documentary. The two most important things
    to conside...

  • Posted in thread: Midwest brewers(Chicago specifically) on 02-05-2008 at 05:56 AM
    Are you sure you're on chicago water and not a different municipality? I live in Naperville
    and, though most of Naperville is on Chicago water, my sub-division isn't and is on a well.
    Also, we receive...

  • Posted in thread: low carbonation... on 02-05-2008 at 05:53 AM
    I'm probably just being impatient. Appreciate the help.