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Posted in thread: Propane burner question on 10-26-2012 at 03:25 PM
I'm a novice brewer (4 extract batches of experience) and thinking of getting a propane burner
since I'm tired of staring at my poor stove for 4-5 hours while it brings 2-3 gallons to a boil
(it's a v...
Posted in thread: Whole pumpkin on 10-05-2012 at 11:07 PM
I am making a pumpkin ale this weekend (sort of in the style of Thurnderstruck). Here in the
wilderness (Switzerland), however, pumpkin puree is not sold in the stores so I am going with a
few whole p...
Posted in thread: Funny mistake on 09-16-2012 at 08:52 PM
Haha... good name suggestions. It's now fermenting happily and no strange smells (I think).I
was thinking "Tubside Down Porter" :D
Posted in thread: Funny mistake on 09-14-2012 at 11:05 PM
Third batch is a robust porter (first being a pale ale and second an imperial IPA and both big
successes).Trying to relax, not sweat it, and have a homebrew (or two), but this batch involved
Posted in thread: Heavenscent IIPA on 07-28-2012 at 11:31 PM
Thanks for the reply and information. One more beginners question as I get ready to brew this
tomorrow afternoon:Do you pitch more than one packet of yeast here given the high original
gravity or will...
Posted in thread: Heavenscent IIPA on 07-13-2012 at 10:47 PM
I'm giving this a go but living here in central Europe the hop choices are somewhat limited.
Also, I plugged the original hops into beersmith and the IBU was way low, like 35 ish (UNLESS I
set it to a...
Posted in thread: UK home brew stores - Switzerland first timer on 06-12-2012 at 10:04 AM
Thanks everyone for the helpful responses!
Posted in thread: UK home brew stores - Switzerland first timer on 06-10-2012 at 05:14 PM
Hi everyone. I live in Switzerland and am currently preparing for my first ever batch of home
brewed beer. I can obtain most of the ingredients here in CH but am having trouble getting my
hands on unh...