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Posted in thread: Brewing Chicha! on 12-01-2010 at 10:19 PM
Yeah, funniest thing was he was all bent outta shape about brewing it the traditional way and
chewing it. Then he gets down there and nobody chews their own raw corn anymore. The only
exampkle he foun...
Posted in thread: Flip top bottles or capped bottles? on 12-01-2010 at 05:06 PM
I use both. If you use flip tops be sure to mark how many times you use the rubber ring that
seals the bottle. When I first started I didn't keep track (bad practice, I know!) and had a
few flat bottl...
Posted in thread: Brewing Chicha! on 12-01-2010 at 04:40 PM
I just watched the "Chicha" episode on Brew Masters and they said it had some spices and herbs
in it as well. I believe they said cloves, cinnamon, fennel, and local Peruvian Spearmint. I
don't know i...
Posted in thread: First Octoberfest: Secondary fermentation questions on 09-05-2010 at 01:27 AM
Well I am a newbie and this may be a beer 'no no', but if you haven't already started the
process, I would set the lager yeast aside for later and use an ale yeast. I just did an
Oktoberfest and used ...
Posted in thread: Beer Nightmares!!! on 09-03-2010 at 06:57 PM
HA HA! I am so glad i found you guys! I was just telling a friend of mine that I had a beer
nightmare the other night. I dreamt that my bottle caps didn't seal properly and that my entire
batch was ru...
Posted in thread: Already addicted! on 09-03-2010 at 05:46 PM
I understand exactly what you mean! I brewed my second batch only 3 days after my first. Too
bad us Bama Brewers are so spread out though, I'd love to have a few other homebrewers to hang
Posted in thread: Already addicted! on 08-31-2010 at 05:58 PM
Hello to everyone! I am new to home brewing, but already addicted! I am working on my 5th batch
and am very glad to have found you guys! Hoping to learn a thing or two!