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Posted in thread: Can I bottle condition in a growler on 07-17-2013 at 08:18 AM
If I end up with too much beer and not enough bottles and I'm really desperate, I usually dump
one of my wife's bottles of Club Soda / Diet Coke from the fridge, and buy it back later. The
Posted in thread: Airlock activity BEFORE pitching yeast? on 06-16-2013 at 12:09 PM
I would vote for "pitch the yeast" ... smell/taste it after 5-7 days as usual ... if it tastes
ok then it was possibly a "nice" wild yeast and proceed as normal. If it doesn't smell nice
then ditch it...
Posted in thread: New to all grain on 01-10-2013 at 11:10 PM
If this is your first all grain attempt, I would really recommend doing a couple of recipes
with 100% malted barley before embarking on anything exotic. Most all-grain brewers will go
through their li...
Posted in thread: adding nuts to alll grain bill on 04-25-2012 at 10:02 AM
Hi Skullface,I've never done something like that but in the Mar/Apr 2012 Zymurgy magazine,
there is a recipe for Chestnut Brown Ale. The brewer adds 1lb of chestnuts to the grain bill
(9lbs other malt...
Posted in thread: Kolsch did not reach final gravity. on 03-20-2012 at 10:56 AM
Yup, now I have a yearn to do a Kolsch myself ... I was going to consider a Belgian Ale of some
sort, but now I'm getting nostalgic :)Totally agree about Kolsch and BMC ... more flavour, but
Posted in thread: Kolsch did not reach final gravity. on 03-19-2012 at 02:46 PM
Hi All, first time poster but long-time reader. I've had the pleasure of passing through
Cologne, and managed to sample beers from about 6 of the 22 Kolsch breweries. The beers
obviously taste quite s...