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Posted in thread: How tough is my thermometer? on 09-14-2006 at 09:29 PM
No, me think.
Posted in thread: LME vs DME -- pros and cons? on 08-23-2006 at 11:18 PM
The first three kits I brewed used all LME, the last one had some LME and some DME. I was
surprised at how much easier using the dry stuff seemed; no need to preheat, no sticky mess
dripping on things...
Posted in thread: I am ready for some brews again on 08-23-2006 at 10:57 PM
after couple months break. I usually buy from LHBS with my recipe on hand. This time I'd like
to try "recipe kit" from AustinHB.com where everything for 5 gals is included pre-calculated.
Good price (...
Posted in thread: sparkling apple juice - on 06-21-2006 at 11:21 PM
Yes it will work just fine, but 30 psi is too high 12-15 is enough.Any adding agent to prevent
Posted in thread: sparkling apple juice - on 06-21-2006 at 09:36 PM
First of all, :off: , flag at will!Secondly, since I have all the equipments for beer and my
wife suggests making something non-alcohol bev. Is sparkling apple cider or juice easy to make?
Should it b...
Posted in thread: DME - too many to choose from on 06-20-2006 at 05:31 PM
Until now, most people just mention light, dark, medium DME! Ignoring its manufacture! Seems
like there is no reason to spend more for not much difference.
Posted in thread: DME - too many to choose from on 06-20-2006 at 12:10 AM
I can't imagine that you would taste too much of a diffeernce... just out of curiousity... just
how much more is it? What are you paying for it?I paid ~$4/lb Briess DME, while M&F only cost
Posted in thread: DME - too many to choose from on 06-19-2006 at 11:37 PM
M&F works fine, and is widely available.My LHBS does not have it. Austinhomebrew.com does not
have it. Only Briess! and it's like twice as expensive as M&F. I think I'll try MF. Thanks.
Posted in thread: DME - too many to choose from on 06-19-2006 at 11:04 PM
Hello all,I've been brewing with Briess DME which I bought 6 lbs at a time from my LHBS. This
time I want to try to buy and stock about 50lbs of DME. At least I can see right away, Briess
DME from onl...
Posted in thread: My ale is too sweet, lack of bitterness on 06-19-2006 at 08:42 PM
Take 1/2 ounce of high AA hops and boil in a pint of water for an hour. Strain, cool & add.
Don't let it burn.Hi David, what about hop extract? Any pros and cons?I still have about 2 oz
of hop in my f...