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  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Clash, Pogues, Dubliners, Gogol Bordello
  • Home Recipe Rye Ale (AG)
  • Irish Export Ale
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    Northern Brewer Patersbier (Extract)

    AG Cream Ale (1st AG)

    Northern Brewer Patersbier (Extract)
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  • Posted in thread: how long is too long in primary? on 05-28-2013 at 07:03 PM
    My schedule has meant that beers that I have planned to bottle or rack to secondary have stayed
    in the primary for a long time. Beer is much more forgiving than you think. Just clean,
    sanitize, prime,...

  • Posted in thread: Happy to have finally brewed a batch! on 10-11-2010 at 04:07 PM
    Is it like riding a bike?In some ways, but I was a bit rusty with a few things (Forgot to add
    Irish Moss being one example). I think the biggest change was trying do everything with a
    toddler "helping...

  • Posted in thread: Happy to have finally brewed a batch! on 10-11-2010 at 03:28 PM
    I have had a full year away from brewing due to crazy schedule / work / family and other
    issues.I finally did a quick extract batch yesterday just to get something fermenting in the
    carboy. It felt go...

  • Posted in thread: American Amber Ale, still flat, help on 07-14-2010 at 08:22 PM
    5 gallon batch?Pre-Measured Priming Sugar?(Dextrose?)What kind of bottles? What kind of caps?
    If you did everything correctly and there is no carbonation, it makes me think that the bottles
    are not se...

  • Posted in thread: New Pittsburgh HomeBrewer on 06-11-2010 at 04:47 PM
    Cheers!Welcome to the forum!

  • Posted in thread: Another Brew Day: Pumpkin Ale on 09-25-2009 at 03:18 PM
    I would only use the canned pumpkin if I was really in a bind, and even then it would be hard.
    I love using the fresh stuff because its so much easier to work with. I'm all cleaned up now
    and its tuck...

  • Posted in thread: Starter vs. More Yeast Packets on 09-06-2009 at 03:11 AM
    I needed this thread today.I was worried about a less than happy smack pack, and I am leaving
    down before the LHBS opens on Tuesday.Thanks HBT, Thanks Revvy!

  • Posted in thread: What beer did you want to really like but just didn't? on 05-28-2009 at 08:27 PM
    DFH Palo Santo Marron - There is this huge, wonderful story about aging in ancient wood and all
    that, but I couldn't really stand the taste.

  • Posted in thread: African Beers on 05-28-2009 at 03:20 AM
    Harar from Ethiopia is a very drinkable beer.See: Harar from Harar Beer Factory - Ratebeer

  • Posted in thread: bottling alone? on 05-28-2009 at 02:48 AM
    no troll lurking here.I see now that I was worried for naught (though others seem worried too
    considering some of their suggestions). No offense, Revvy, but your response was quite twittish
    as well - ...