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  • Posted in thread: WTF? Rosin in a beer? on 04-10-2015 at 09:27 PM
    A friend found a beer recipe that his dad had from perhaps the 70's or before. Im tempted to
    try and make a small batch of it just to try (I'm sure it will be unique to say the least).
    However it does...

  • Posted in thread: Figuring out hop amout of diffent strengths on 03-16-2013 at 11:58 PM
    I have been "winging it" with my hop calculations. What is the formula for figure out the
    correct amount of hops of a different strength? For example: recipe calls for 1oz of 5% aa hops
    and I bought h...

  • Posted in thread: Urgent Sanitation question.. help please! on 06-13-2012 at 02:49 PM
    Oxicleen free is the same thing as PBW.

  • Posted in thread: How to get your wife to agree to let you buy another keg on 05-01-2012 at 03:41 AM
    Um... tell her that home brew is 1)better then the bar stuff 2)Keeps you out of trouble. you
    are home to drink it. 3)Saves money 4) being home makes for more time with her. Or B!tch slap
    her and say "...

  • Posted in thread: Mishandled bottles at checkout on 05-01-2012 at 03:13 AM
    I have to say I have to side with the OP too. I did a brewery tour at Allagash and then bought
    2 bottles to drink later. (I live in Portland ME so its not out of the way to go there.) But
    when I bough...

  • Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 01-27-2012 at 04:45 PM
    I don't get the whole "I hate Shipyard" thing either.I live in Portland too. My problem with
    shipyard is all there beers taste like diactyl (butterscotch). I think they are rushing
    fermentation a bit....

  • Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 01-26-2012 at 07:58 PM
    Lately that title would go to Shipyard's Applehead. Just awful.

  • Posted in thread: Storing wort for stepped addition on 06-13-2011 at 02:55 PM
    Want to know if anyone has had any experience or thoughts on this. I'm planing on making a
    super HG Belgian beer (in the 20%+ range). I'm planning on doing a stepped addition of it,
    about a gallon at ...

  • Posted in thread: cider flavoring ideas on 11-06-2010 at 12:26 PM
    I have made a mulled hard cider and that was awesome! I made 1 gal to try last year and now im
    going to do 5 this year. I just got a good quality mulling spice mix and added about a Tsp. Its
    going to ...

  • Posted in thread: Are there any Home Brew Clubs in the Southern Maine Region? on 11-01-2010 at 12:20 PM
    I'm a member of a small Portland area club, Portland Mashing Maineiacs. It has a core of about
    6-10 guys. if you are interested in getting on the e-mail list you can send an e-mail to
    [email protected]..

Following Stats
Melancholy Dog Brewery Planed: more cider. Primary: empty Secondary:Dry hopped amber ale, Does Equis clone. Keged:Pumpkin spice, wizen. Bottled: Hard cider, Oaked bourbon vanilla cider, Vanilla Porter.