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Posted in thread: RIP to a Brewing Legend...Farewell to Griz on 10-05-2013 at 03:51 AM
Sad news to San Francisco Bay Area Brewers...if you don't know already.
Posted in thread: Impossible! Triple Chocolate Stout label on 10-05-2013 at 03:48 AM
RIP Griz...homebrew legend...
Posted in thread: Airlock really needed? on 06-27-2012 at 04:46 PM
Airlocks are an important tool to (1) prevent contamination from undesired microorganisms, (2)
to reduce oxidation (oxidized beer tastes stale at least, some say like cardboard or worse).
Posted in thread: beginners kit dissapointment on 06-27-2012 at 04:11 PM
I agree with with what Glynn said about doing a partial mash. Not sure if you have a brew
supply store near you, but if the kits come with grains, they are the first thing to spoil;
grains will go ran...
Posted in thread: Spoiled Batch (?) Please help diagnose. on 06-27-2012 at 03:42 PM
Thanks all, for the tips and encouragement to stick with it. Also, I took a sample down to the
local brewstore for the master brewer to try and was further encouraged when he said it "Tastes
Posted in thread: Spoiled Batch (?) Please help diagnose. on 06-27-2012 at 03:32 PM
Well, Maybe it wasn't quite into the 80's, but at least close for the first couple days with
the still warm wort and metabolic activity of the yeast, plus we live upstairs (Inner Sunset -
and it's bee...
Posted in thread: Spoiled Batch (?) Please help diagnose. on 06-26-2012 at 10:59 PM
Thanks for your help Yooper and Bill. :mug:To Bill: So would you suggest leaving it in the
primary? (Or rack to secondary as the recipe suggests?)
Posted in thread: Spoiled Batch (?) Please help diagnose. on 06-26-2012 at 08:44 PM
Hello fellow beermakers!! I have been collecting great info from this site and finally have
something worth posting. Perhaps your experience can help me.I am working on an IPA that I
think is beyond r...