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  • Posted in thread: Not loving S-04... on 11-02-2012 at 12:13 PM
    Yep, my experience as well: darker, maltier ales seemed ok with S-04 but i made a pale ale with
    it once and tasted like it was mixed with cider.

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate malt SMASH?? on 07-25-2012 at 03:03 AM
    Sounds awful.

  • Posted in thread: SWMBO has had it with my kitchen brewing. on 07-17-2012 at 01:11 AM
    My SWMBO says it smells like a wet ferret rolling around in warm grape nuts. So after about 8
    batches, I finally got my propane burner in the garage. Just brewed Saturday. If you're a stove
    top guy, y...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 04-11-2012 at 02:24 AM
    KB: This beer is fantastic. Thanks for the recipe.I did a 2.5 gallon batch halving your recipe
    (with a full pound of store-bought amber candi syrup because...well what else would i do with
    the leftove...

  • Posted in thread: grain mill on 04-03-2012 at 12:15 AM
    You can buy bulk grain and save money. But you have to be able to crush it yourself.

  • Posted in thread: ...where do you get bottles? on 03-28-2012 at 01:37 AM
    Bottles from Lagunitas practically hop out of their labels.

  • Posted in thread: Strong smell!!! on 03-15-2012 at 03:22 PM
    There's loads of advice in this forum about temp control.Use the search function in the upper
    right corner of the main page (in the beer mug) and search for 'swamp cooler'. Temp control can
    be as simp...

  • Posted in thread: Tough decision - emptied bottles back into fermentor on 03-14-2012 at 03:28 PM
    Maybe so, but right now I'm completely puzzled by how it could stop at 1.020, it's not a high
    gravity beer to start with (OG 1.053) and is mostly malt extract with a small amount of steeped
    grain so t...

  • Posted in thread: Why sanitise? on 03-12-2012 at 04:12 PM
    As an intellectual exercise, let's compare the length of time people have been making beer
    (~5000 years) to the length of time they've been aware of microorganisms and their connection
    with fermentati...

  • Posted in thread: white bubbly film?? on 02-29-2012 at 03:17 PM
    Casey, even thought it wasn't intended, I'd still try the beer. You might like it.Apparently,
    people really do intentionally put this into their beer (people who know what they're doing and
    want sour ...