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  • cedar rapids, Iowa
  • I got in to home brewing early summer of 2009. I bought a Mr. beer with 24 long neck bottles and a capper for $3.99 at salvation Army. brewed up some apfilwein and a few other fruit wines and am ready to start up some beers now.
  • a west coast pale ale with chocolate grain added and more hops
  • watermelon wine,
    blueberry wine,
    strawberry wine
  • some very dry strong apple wine.
    chapple / apple beer
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  • Posted in thread: anyone ever use lemon Balm in a brew?? on 02-15-2010 at 03:32 AM
    I haven't used lemon balm, but I have used sorachi ace hops, which also give a lemony aroma. If
    this doesn't work, you may try using those instead. I don't know if boiling the lemon balm leaf
    for 45 m...

  • Posted in thread: I got over the gentle pour and now I have great head on 02-15-2010 at 03:13 AM
    I was pouring so gently in the past that I was not getting any head at all... now with my new
    pouring technic I atleast get head on my beer...I guess I should be glad the SWMBO lets me
    brew... life do...

  • Posted in thread: I got over the gentle pour and now I have great head on 02-15-2010 at 02:50 AM
    I have been brewing for 8 months now and I was getting rather mad cause none of my beers seemed
    to be carbing up....even after a few months of conditioning...Then tonight while pouring a
    homebrew I as...

  • Posted in thread: now which starter was my trapist on 02-06-2010 at 03:06 AM
    I think rogue filters the Dead guy so that would have been my guess for the slow start.The
    Rogue John John Ale has a very think layer of sludge on the bottom that I would assume is

  • Posted in thread: now which starter was my trapist on 02-05-2010 at 07:55 PM
    I harvested yeast from two bottle of store bought beer the other night. one was a Chimay Blue
    and the other was a Rogue John John (Dead guy ale Aged in Dead guy Whiskey Barrels). so I went
    ahead and m...

  • Posted in thread: Couple new labels on 02-03-2010 at 03:25 AM
    they look great..what program did you use?

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 01-31-2010 at 04:09 AM
    I am drinking a Rogue John John Ale.. its dead guy ale that is aged in Dead guy whiskey
    barrels...had a chimay blue before this.. a good night I tell ya!!!

  • Posted in thread: Brewing and drinking on 01-31-2010 at 04:05 AM
    I drank too much while brewing my last batch and I went ahead and made it a no chill batch and
    cleaned up the mess the next afternoon.....everything turned out all good though...brewing and
    drinking g...

  • Posted in thread: Mt Dew on 01-31-2010 at 02:57 AM
    this is kinda OT but a local grocery store had that mt dew Gamer stuff in the purple carton for
    99 cents a 12 pack..even at that price I would't drink it...I don't care for them other wierd
    mt dew fla...

  • Posted in thread: pacman fermentation tempurature on 01-31-2010 at 02:49 AM
    the wyeast pack may be cheaper.. but you get double the pleasure out of drinking a six pack of
    rogue beer and harvesting the yeast...enjoying great beer to get great yeast sounds better to