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  • Drove past a local HBS and pulled in on a whim. Got talking to the owner and he invited me to come to his monthly beer school. Came back for the class and got to help brew a 5 gal batch in the parking lot. From then it was only my lack of equipment that was holding me back.
  • couple batches of Pale Ale, and a nice basic amber, just to refill the drinking bin.
  • Scotish Wee Heavy 9% ABV, American Brown Ale, Spiced Wheat
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  • Posted in thread: Honestly guys, have you ever infected a batch POST-fermentation? on 10-05-2008 at 02:16 AM
    I have only lost a single bottle. But it was a hard core infection. Had a smear of something
    left over from the last batch.

  • Added a new Photo on 08/08/2008

  • Added a new Photo on 08/08/2008

  • Posted in thread: First batch newbie question on 08-08-2008 at 04:23 AM
    For a first batch, don't waste any worries about hitting a "style" right on. If you get down to
    the nitty gritty, the differences between some styles is hundredths of a point in IBU's Color
    or Origina...

  • Posted in thread: My first amber ale was a little...what went wrong on 08-08-2008 at 04:14 AM
    While I agree 100% that you want to let the brew age in the bottles for a few weeks to help
    develop the flavors, I don't think leaving it the primary for 3-4 weeks is really needed. I've
    found that ag...

  • Posted in thread: Root beer recipe on 08-05-2008 at 11:16 PM
    I figured the same. A quick search online gave me this:

  • Posted in thread: Root beer recipe on 08-05-2008 at 11:10 PM
    Root Beer Extract + Cane Sugar + Water + Champagne Yeast = Root Beer.Mix well, bottle and wait
    for a few weeks. Chill and enjoy.Not trying to be a smart ass, but I find the easiest way is to
    just foll...

  • Posted in thread: Global Warming can lick my bean bag on 07-28-2008 at 05:56 PM
    Great post! Unfortunately, ideas like that do nothing to put money in Al Gore's pocket or
    undermine our capitalist system.Are you kidding me? Do you have any idea how much money is out
    there to be mad...

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  • Posted in thread: New Firehouse Brewery Tour on 07-05-2008 at 03:10 AM
    we have both their brews on tap at a lot of local bars and restaurants, the pale ale is the
    most common one I find, but I'm a big fan of their heffe when ever i find it. :mug:

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