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  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Pale Ale on 02-28-2013 at 01:40 AM
    Brewed this 2 months ago for a friend. With some changes, added 1 lb. brown rice syrup, & 12
    oz. honey. Turned out great, the additions balanced it out. I'd brew it again, and my friend is
    a fan too. ...

  • Posted in thread: dry hopping with ginger in secondary - need to sterilize? on 02-27-2013 at 07:33 PM
    I'd just peel it and grate it then toss it in. It is as somebody stated earlier it is a natural
    anti septic. I am planning on doing just that, this weekend when I rack my ginger peach wit to
    secondary...

  • Posted in thread: is there a Gluten free beer kit available on 01-14-2013 at 03:15 AM
    Brewed the AHS kit with some modifications a week ago, for a friend who has celiac (aka the
    glutard) We added 1 lb. of brown rice syrup and 1 lb. of honey too. OG was 1.062 I'm very
    excited about this...

  • Posted in thread: Question about hop schedule for my first IPA on 07-27-2012 at 02:20 AM
    I just brewed this with the standard hop schedule. It is 1 week in the bottle now, tried one
    yesterday, it is fantastic. Your groomsmen will love the gift.Which yeast are you using? I used
    the WPL001.

  • Posted in thread: First Batch :-/ on 07-21-2012 at 04:12 AM
    Still new to brewing myself, but the low gravity reading is probably due to your top off water
    and wert not thoroughly mixing. Common problem with partial boils, the sugars don't mix well
    and your sam...

  • Posted in thread: I suck at bottling on 07-21-2012 at 01:57 AM
    Bottling Gnomes at my house. Got set up and ready to bottle, had to hit the head before I
    started, and this is what I come back to. He did a damn fine job too.

  • Posted in thread: Beef in Bourbon Beer? on 07-20-2012 at 04:26 AM
    Initially you were looking for a more flavorful chicken. Did you look at Capon?
    wikipedia.org/wiki/Capon#section_2 More flavorful than a conventional chicken. I see them from
    time to time where I am f...

  • Posted in thread: 72 hrs no fermentation... on 07-06-2012 at 03:07 AM
    No it was mold, green fuzzy puffballs, not krausen, or hop residue. I've worked around
    food/beverages for 20 years, I know what it looks like. For what it is worth the growths were
    small, removed at m...

  • Posted in thread: 72 hrs no fermentation... on 07-06-2012 at 02:50 AM
    Thanks John, took a gravity reading after work today. Looked like the krausen was starting to
    form, after 96 hours. OG was 1.059, today was 1.055. There was for sure some mold on top.
    Sanatized a spoo...

  • Posted in thread: 72 hrs no fermentation... on 07-05-2012 at 03:58 AM
    I know rdwhahb. I did last night after 48 hrs had so many that I forgot to worry about it
    yesterday.Brewing Austin Home Brew's American IPA, first time using liquid yeast wpl001, cooled
    the wort to 70...

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