Last Activity:09-28-2009 1:30 PM
Posted in thread: Best source for root beer extracts on 05-07-2009 at 08:23 PM
Sprecher makes the best root beer extract we have ever done. It is a huge success with all our
friends and family (cream soda is good too).(Note: must be kegged...not an option to yeast
Posted in thread: Cutting Hole in Magic Chef Freezer Lid on 04-06-2009 at 05:21 PM
Just finished our freezer build last night with a 3 tap tower...We have the Holiday freezer
from Lowes and couldn't remove the white cover without damage so we just cut a hole. I used a
Dremel tool wi...
Posted in thread: Caramel apple cider on 11-04-2008 at 06:17 PM
Not sure how this would work since I haven't done it personally yet but I got a stout recipe
from a friend that uses caramel and chocolate flavorings in the recipe. They add the flavorings
Posted in thread: Another First Timer, fearing failure! on 11-04-2008 at 05:44 PM
Well, this evening we sanitized everything (with boiling water -- how do YOU sanitize?)...If
you have some kind of LHBS you will really want to look into a chemical sanitizer like iodophor
Posted in thread: First Cider - Smells Like rotten Eggs!!! HELP! on 11-04-2008 at 12:40 AM
Thanks guys! I will check it again in a few days and see if it has lessened...mean time, no
video games in the basement i guess LOL!!!(Nice mibrewer...I don't have a dog, but my first
reaction was to ...
Posted in thread: First Cider - Smells Like rotten Eggs!!! HELP! on 11-03-2008 at 10:07 PM
Okay I am starting my first hard cider and am having a slight problem...I got 5 gal of apple
cider (no preservatives no pasteurization) from my local cider mill and put it in a 6.5 gal
carboy (no camp...
Posted in thread: Cider Book on 10-02-2008 at 07:23 PM
But are any of them any good?It's hard to tell from some of the online descriptions. I am
really looking for something that will list a couple good recipes and outline some of the
basics about how cid...
Posted in thread: Cider Book on 10-02-2008 at 06:57 PM
I am sure this has been posted a billion times but...Is there a good hard cider making book out
there???I have read Palmer for beer brewing and Schram for mead and was wondering if there is
Posted in thread: Hi from Michigan on 10-02-2008 at 06:12 PM
We actually live in Ypsilanti Twp (Bemis/Whittaker Rd).I am really excited to see other local
folks!Though we frequently go visit family in Macomb Twp and Coldwater!!!
Posted in thread: Hi from Michigan on 09-29-2008 at 04:00 PM
Hi All! I started brewing less than a year ago with my husband and we are in Ann Arbor, MI.Our
first beer was a belgian wit (kit extract beer) and we were hooked!We are now doing grains +