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Posted in thread: Bottling Bourbon-Aged Beers on 05-28-2009 at 06:08 PM
Posted in thread: Bottling Bourbon-Aged Beers on 05-28-2009 at 04:15 PM
For my next batch I was going to experiment with racking a porter or stout onto boubon and
bourbon-soaked oak chips in secondary. I've never left beer in secondary for more than a few
weeks before, no...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Haus Pale Ale have been made? on 05-19-2009 at 05:48 PM
I bottled 5 gallons of it a week ago today, can't wait to try it!
Posted in thread: Weird Comments at the LHBS on 04-08-2009 at 02:54 PM
That's why I asked him, one of the other chicago area places (ie a competitor) is giving away
all the ingredients to do one of the 2 AHA recipes (your choice) to the first 8 people to sign
up to brew ...
Posted in thread: Decoction Question on 03-20-2009 at 05:27 PM
Thanks Denny! And thanks for clearing up the tannin issue for me, that makes a lot of sense.
Posted in thread: Decoction Question on 03-20-2009 at 03:52 PM
I'm a pretty new AG brewer and haven't attempted any decoctions yet, but it's my understanding
that (and I know I'm oversimplifying) a portion of the mash is taken out, boiled, and then
returned to th...
Posted in thread: Why boil water in kettle before first brew? on 03-02-2009 at 08:28 PM
Sweet. So not an issue for SS, thanks!
Posted in thread: Why boil water in kettle before first brew? on 03-02-2009 at 08:09 PM
Hey all,I recently bought a 9 gallon stainless steel kettle to use for AG brewing on my outdoor
burner. I rinsed it out with warm water before using it and then brewed an IPA which is happily
Posted in thread: when bottling.. use the hot glue gun.. love the hot glue gun.. on 02-25-2009 at 05:02 PM
I had that same capper that came with my starter kit and it broke the very first time I used it
after only 4 bottles!!!! One of the "wings" snapped clean off, I guess I didn't know my own
strength! I ...
Posted in thread: Re-boil unfermented wort to prevent infection? on 02-24-2009 at 07:13 PM
Thanks everybody! I'll take a gravity reading tomorrow, and if nothing is going on I'll