Last Activity:12-28-2007 8:57 AM
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew - Difference between "Gold Seal" Extract Kits and others on 10-30-2007 at 05:19 PM
Yeast hulls are removed from the yeast with a "Yeast Gin". In 1890, Jebodiah Brewton patented
his yeast gin, and it could be seen in production use on the sprawling yeast farms of the great
Posted in thread: Tag line help needed on 10-23-2007 at 02:22 PM
"Get Illin' and chillin' with Boilermaker Brews!""Forget the shot---just have a
Boilermaker""Get Boiled""Boiler--I hardly know 'er""Make mine a boiler""Make it boiled, not
Posted in thread: looking for brewery label name on 10-14-2007 at 01:37 PM
1788 Brewing Co. "It'd be criminal not to drink this stuff!"
Posted in thread: AHBS Kits? on 10-12-2007 at 06:11 PM
All good when I was using their kits! Hefe, dry stout, pale ale, and some others, all ended up
in the very drinkable to very good range. The hefe I really enjoyed. I used the liquid yeast
option on th...
Posted in thread: my logo on 10-10-2007 at 06:00 PM
that's a good, crisp logo. I can't imagine it working too well on a bottle (too horizontal) as
a label, but would make a killer baseball-jersey-style t-shirt logo! Small one on chest, nice
and big on ...
Posted in thread: explosive fermentation on 10-09-2007 at 06:29 PM
I do 5-gal batches in a 6.5 glass carboy, and have done beers up to about 8% ABV, and never had
krausen reach the airlock. Been close, though :) For me at any rate, less than 8% beers and 5
gal in a 6...
Posted in thread: Yeungling's "Black and Tan" - How would you make this ? on 10-05-2007 at 02:56 PM
With a name like "Taco Mac", of course they have 200 beers on tap :drunk:
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout on 10-03-2007 at 01:32 PM
getting to be good weather round here for an oatmeal stout! I like the classic hops you're
using. Should be a nice compliment to the "harsher" malts. I find oatmeal stouts work well for
me when I brew...
Posted in thread: Don't make this mistake!! on 10-03-2007 at 01:12 PM
I think we are often our own harshest critics. I made a Weizenbock that in my head I wanted to
taste like Aventinus. It didn't, so I was disappointed. But, everyone else who has tried it has
Posted in thread: Brewery names--what's your story? on 09-27-2007 at 07:39 PM
Perhaps been covered, and I've read some people's stories, but what's the story behind your
brewery name choice? I'd love to know. Mine is "Brick Box Brewery". I live in a duplex, and
together with my...