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Posted in thread: Putting the tap on my new Tap-A-Draft on 06-10-2012 at 04:57 AM
Be sure to get the bottle cold before opening it. You maintain more carbonation that way. I
always give mine a few days under pressure before pouring the first glass. You can also cut
back on the prim...
Posted in thread: All day session beer on 06-19-2009 at 04:39 AM
Orfy's Mild,I have made many a gallon of this wonderful beer.
Posted in thread: Restarting Washed Yeast on 04-06-2009 at 05:13 AM
Thanks for the advice. I did not boil the DME, rather just threw it in with the yeast and a bit
of spring water at room temp. Still nothing a full day later so I will wait one more day and if
Posted in thread: Restarting Washed Yeast on 04-05-2009 at 03:18 AM
I washed my yeast from my last batch of mild, following the directions listed here very
closely. Today I tried using it on a new batch of the same beer.I let it sit on the counter and
come to room tem...
Posted in thread: Cooper's Mexican Cerveza Beer Kit on 03-14-2009 at 01:10 AM
I made this with great results....much better with a bit of fresh lime too.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2009? on 01-23-2009 at 03:41 AM
I have only been brewing for a bit over a year but I have learned that the answer to how many
gallons brewed...simply not yet enough.
Posted in thread: Bottle or Keg? on 01-18-2009 at 02:40 PM
I like this because it gives you the opportunity to bottle age too. What does it take to do
this (cost and gear)?A Tap-a-draft set up runs about 60-70 bucks from multiple suppliers. The
beer is stored...
Posted in thread: Bottle or Keg? on 01-18-2009 at 04:58 AM
I went to the Tap-a-Draft system as it lets my use a small tank for a somewhat kegged beer and
still be able to bottle some that I can stash away for longer storage. It really works as a
Posted in thread: Is it possible to keg in the mini kegs on 01-05-2009 at 04:55 AM
You can use the Tap-a-draft set up with the mini kegs as well. You need an adapter cap but I
know it works as I bought that set up for a friend last year and it is working simply super for
Posted in thread: Coopers Kit's...your secrets? on 01-04-2009 at 06:30 AM
I made their Mexican Lager once and it turned many heads as being a good beer. It was served
best with a bit of lime. I will do it again this summer based upon requests for it again from
my friends.I ...