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Posted in thread: good brewing iPhone app? on 01-16-2011 at 12:12 AM
I just downloaded Beer Talk for free for the iPhone, and like it, but I am biased because I
helped make it. It is more for reading home brew blogs, watching video, and interacting with
other home brew...
Posted in thread: Bad flavors, help! on 12-31-2010 at 09:43 PM
not sure of your brewing process, but I have run into inconsistencies in the past. If you are
properly sanitizing everything I am curious as to what water source are you using?
Posted in thread: Damn i make good beer! on 01-16-2009 at 10:34 PM
I agree, I think I make the best beer and so do my friends. It tastes comparable or better than
microbrew. I am biased since I made it. I figure it taste so good because we have a great water
Posted in thread: Blow Off Method on 12-23-2008 at 09:37 PM
I use a blow of tube, I usually put the airlock on at 2-4 days. Probably not neccesary though.
I did it this way because of instructions I started using. I haven't used a secondary yet. I
use a glass ...
Posted in thread: Just bottled my first batch on 12-21-2008 at 07:30 PM
nice, drink one at week 1, week 2, and week 3. What a difference a week will make.
Posted in thread: Is there any harm letting a Bavarian Heffe alone in the primary for 3 weeks? on 12-21-2008 at 07:26 PM
I made a hefe (Widmer clone) and left it in the primary for 3 weeks, then bottled, it turned
Posted in thread: Low O.G. on 12-21-2008 at 07:17 PM
Thanks, yes it was a partial boil and I did use specialty grains. Good point, I think I topped
off the carboy with water, then took my gravity measurement. I don't think I mixed until the
yeast was pi...
Posted in thread: First batch just bottled - not as bad as I thought on 12-20-2008 at 11:57 PM
Congrats, be patient with the bottle conditioning. I'd crack one at 1 week, 2 weeks, and 3
weeks. It is cool cause you can tell the difference a week makes.
Posted in thread: Bottling Bummer on 12-20-2008 at 11:41 PM
I've found that a bottle filler helped with my spills. I tried using the bottle spigot and made
Posted in thread: Low O.G. on 12-20-2008 at 11:35 PM
So, I am a begginer (obviously) and have brewed 3 batches of beer. My first batch I tried to do
a hefeweizen, 2nd an IPA, 3rd a blonde ale for the wife. All of my O.G.s were lower than what I