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Posted in thread: help stuck in a rut on 10-26-2013 at 07:10 AM
The problem is I haven't brewed for like 3 yrs. Stopped and haven't gotten the motivation to do
a brewday since we did the last utopia clone here in michigan
Posted in thread: budwieser clone(sorta) on 10-26-2013 at 06:49 AM
How did it turn out? My butt needs to get moving and brew again
Posted in thread: Igloo/rubbermaid round lids on 03-17-2013 at 12:23 AM
My 5g igloo use a prefab FB while my 10g uses a FB made from a pizza crisper pan trimmed to
size and bowed slightly with a hammer and drilled to accept a 1/2in topdrain. Both have served
me well for 5...
Posted in thread: Mineral Taste in Dark Beers on 03-17-2013 at 12:08 AM
Quite a few of the historically dark beers are actually the result of a harder water profile
and this is part of the correct flavor profile for them eg...guinness is one. Unfortuately 95%
of the beerm...
Posted in thread: Who is NOT going out for St. Pats day? on 03-16-2013 at 11:14 PM
After an early trip to the gun shop and the brew store it be corned beef, cabbage and taters
into the oven for a slow 5hr roast. Hmmm maybe I'll finally brew another beer if I can find all
Posted in thread: budwieser clone(sorta) on 12-11-2012 at 10:33 AM
Using flaked rice just takes the step of boiling this adjunct out of the equation. As for using
an ale yeast I've never done it but like revvy said any of the clean yeasts should work. If you
have a c...
Posted in thread: Lagers without tempreture control on 09-18-2012 at 07:59 PM
since you live in the north with all of us cool brewers. use a swamp chiller in the winter in
your coldest room of your house wrap a t-shirt around your carboy and stick a therm in
there...i did my fi...
Posted in thread: Not your typical wedding beer question on 08-16-2012 at 10:45 AM
go with a simple blonde recipe. it'll be close enough for the bmc crowd and enough flavor to
settle the real ale drinkers.
Posted in thread: Can i mill my grain too fine? on 08-12-2012 at 06:31 PM
stuck sparges are the problem when milling too finely. one of the guys(do not remember who its
been a couple years since he wrote on here about it) however had luck with misting the grain
the day befo...
Posted in thread: Tips for 1st all grain batch on 08-07-2012 at 09:44 AM
1st of all : AG is not difficult, but it is a time intensive process. don't rush anything.a
couple of gadgets that have helped me a refractometer is a godsend for taking gravity readings