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Posted in thread: Founders Breakfast Stout clone, one week past bottling on 11-18-2012 at 12:56 PM
I love the opportunity to learn new things when brewing up something. This was the first time
that I've used ingredients this far outside of the Reinheitsgebot guidelines. Other than a
little citrus r...
Posted in thread: Founders Breakfast Stout clone, one week past bottling on 11-17-2012 at 12:18 PM
The biggest pain was bottling. The grains kept stopping up my bottling tube. I've opened three
bottles so far, and the coffee is mellowing slowly. I'm still not tasting as much chocolate as
I would ha...
Posted in thread: First brew issue on 11-11-2012 at 01:03 PM
One thing I was discussing with my LHBS owner -- and with a couple of newbie customers who were
there asking questions -- is that it's actually hard to really screw up a batch of beer. Other
Posted in thread: Founders Breakfast Stout clone, one week past bottling on 11-11-2012 at 12:27 PM
Hello fellow home brewers! After last winter's disappointing autumn in my kitchen -- I was
wanting a lot of malt, but for one reason or another kept falling short -- I dove into the deep
end this year...
Posted in thread: Chocolate stout recipe on 11-11-2012 at 12:09 PM
My latest batch is a "Founders Breakfast Stout" clone. So far, so good. Check my post in this
section to see what all I did. I popped a top last night -- probably way too early, but I
couldn't stop my...
Posted in thread: Hi from Erwin, Nc on 10-31-2012 at 04:24 PM
In north Asheville (Weaverville area), they got about 2". I live in west Asheville and we got
nothing here. Close to the TN boarder, in the thick of the mountains, they got 2 feet. Supposed
to be in t...
Posted in thread: Hi from Erwin, Nc on 10-31-2012 at 12:10 PM
Nothing organized yet... I'm just saying we should. Some Saturday or Sunday afternoon. When I
lived in Mississippi, a big group of people would bring 3-4 bottles each of their homebrew
Posted in thread: Hi from Erwin, Nc on 10-31-2012 at 11:34 AM
We need to all meet up for a WNC homebrew meet-n-greet-n-drink.
Posted in thread: Yet another Carolina Brewer? on 10-31-2012 at 11:32 AM
Where in NC are you? I'm in Asheville and am a very experienced homebrewer if you ever want to
meet up and brew together.
Posted in thread: Greetings from Beer City USA (Asheville, NC) on 10-31-2012 at 11:31 AM
I have a pretty big yard and a big porch in which to do some good sitting and sipping, if we
ever wanted to meet up here. I currently have three beers ready for some sharing: A scotch ale,
an IPA, and...