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Posted in thread: some fun ideas on 06-26-2013 at 02:49 AM
Hey folks! I recently got married and my husband (the master brewer) and I had a bit of a
brewing themed wedding. Here's some favors/table toppers I did. They were a huge hit. I made
the cake topper f...
Posted in thread: how to use apricot on 02-17-2013 at 07:30 PM
We are in the middle of making some brews for our wedding. We already have a few manly beers
(rye ipa and smoked pale ale) but I'm whipping up something a little girlie for us
lady-drinkers. We are do...
Posted in thread: Ideas for a cherry vanilla bourbon porter on 02-16-2013 at 04:02 PM
Any help would be appreciated...I'm fairly new to brewing (about 10 extract kits in) and want
to make a cherry vanilla bourbon porter. Going with a porter extract kit from Midwest and plan
to get the ...
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 02-16-2013 at 03:54 PM
Posted in thread: Best use of Vanilla beans on 10-30-2012 at 02:32 PM
I have a history in food prep. Vanilla bean flavor is best extracted either via spirits or by
heat. Vanilla extract is basically just split and scraped vanilla beans soaked in cheap
flavorless grain a...
Posted in thread: Best use of Vanilla beans on 10-27-2012 at 05:13 PM
I have to ask...where are you all sourcing your beans?My LHBS doesn't have them...and neither
does my regular online shop.Natural food stores have them, you should also be able to find them
in your co...
Posted in thread: frozen carboys!?! on 10-16-2012 at 05:23 PM
After washing all of the equipment, I was ready to transfer and dry hop an ipa. You could
imagine my surprise when I stepped outside and found ten gallons of delicious beer frozen
solid! For shame! So...
Posted in thread: end of hop season? on 09-05-2012 at 03:20 PM
I live in the bay area of California and we have had very cool summer here. Much cooler than
the rest of the u.s. anyways. I have two hop varieties, Willamette an Chinook. Both are "first
years". So m...
Posted in thread: Beer names for Wedding brews on 08-16-2012 at 03:30 PM
mind expanding on that thought a bit? maybe a link to a recipe? recipe is slightly vague as to
when to add the lactose and vanilla. we added the lactose at secondary with only 2 oz of
vanilla, not 4....
Posted in thread: Beer names for Wedding brews on 08-16-2012 at 03:23 AM
mind expanding on that thought a bit? maybe a link to a recipe?Its an all grain recipe, ill
post it here tomorrow.