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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-06-2012 at 10:04 PM
This is a reply. :-)This site is awesome!!!
Posted in thread: Just dumped my first batch and Im not happy! on 01-18-2012 at 03:55 AM
Maybe. If you drink your tap water, it's usually okay to brew with.I'm not saying filtered
isn't better.If you pitched yeast below 80*, it should be okay. It would only ferment
aggressively. That is, ...
Posted in thread: Equipment Advice? on 01-18-2012 at 03:47 AM
I promise I'm not pawning you off on others, but let me just say that if you have a local home
brew store (LHBS), you should speak to them in person.Equipment need not be expensive.My
essentials so fa...
Posted in thread: Just dumped my first batch and Im not happy! on 01-18-2012 at 03:26 AM
I cannot guarantee you this is what's wrong, but "soapy" and "wet cardboard" flavors typically
come from 1) poor sanitizing, or more often 2) aerating the beer too much upon bottling. Did
you move the...
Posted in thread: going with pale ale on 01-18-2012 at 03:22 AM
I may be wrong, but even when second fermentation is suggested, it's never *necessary*.I'm
choosing my words carefully here. Saying something is not necessary is not the same thing as
saying "it won't...
Posted in thread: Hello from Mesa, AZ on 01-17-2012 at 10:49 PM
Believe it or not, I just discovered Sleepy Dog a couple weeks ago! Crazy, right? I've lived
here *my whole life*!I went there with some empty growlers the other day and they were closed
in the middle...
Posted in thread: Hello from Mesa, AZ on 01-17-2012 at 10:21 PM
Indeed. I have some really not-nice opinions about some AZ breweries, but on the other hand we
are truly blessed with Four Peaks Brewery. Some of their inventions easily rival the heavy
hitters like S...
Posted in thread: Hello from Mesa, AZ on 01-17-2012 at 09:15 PM
Hey guys!My former roommate from a couple years ago used to brew at our house and I learned
from him.He since moved to Colorado and now works for New Belgium Brewery.My wonderful
girlfriend bought me ...
Posted in thread: How did you find us? on 01-17-2012 at 09:07 PM
My friend on here, "dfc", wrote this website down on a piece of paper. I didn't look him up
right away though. I'm about to brew my fourth batch (alone, anyway) tonight, and I've been
lurking this web...