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06-10-2008

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05-09-2009 4:27 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Few batches under my belt... definatly hooked.
  • Foster Care Case Manager
  • Blues
  • Just completed a new brew set up for the basement. Nothing fancy but I finally have all the room I need.
  • Some sort of fruit beer for the wife.
    Fat Tire clone
  • "Fuggling Awesome Amber"
  • Nut Brown, Marley's Summer Ale, Autum Amber
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Brittle bottles! on 08-29-2008 at 01:59 PM
    They were'nt Sam Adams, although I just cleaned the labels off of at least a case for my next
    batch... Sounds like I'm not the only one to have this problem so I'll just chalk it up to bad
    luck or bad...

  • Posted in thread: Brittle bottles! on 08-28-2008 at 05:40 PM
    As I'm cooking up my 3rd batch I am enjoying my 2nd batch. However, in the past 8 bottles I
    have had 2 now that have broke when I opened them. The entire top of the bottle has broke of
    when I tryed to...

  • Posted in thread: Storing grains on 08-28-2008 at 05:37 PM
    Thanks! Cookin right now.

  • Posted in thread: Storing grains on 08-28-2008 at 12:12 PM
    I have some crushed grains that have been in a zip lock back for the past 6 weeks. Meant to use
    them long ago, but things got crazy. Are these still ok or should I pick up some fresh ones.
    Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Beer boxes? on 08-20-2008 at 02:37 AM
    Thanks for all the great ideas. It is clear that at the rate I am emptying the bottles I will
    need to start building up a surplus. Who knows, maybe someday I'll even have enough to share
    like I had pl...

  • Posted in thread: Beer boxes? on 08-15-2008 at 08:10 PM
    So does anyone know where I can buy/find some good strong beer cases? I need something that
    will work well for storage and transport. Any ideas?

  • Posted in thread: Floaters... on 07-07-2008 at 11:54 PM
    I dont know... I've been pretty crazy for awhile... and most of this is on top, but I'll wait
    it out. Just out of curiosity though... What usually causes mold and is there anything that can
    be done?

  • Posted in thread: Floaters... on 07-07-2008 at 11:20 PM
    I took some pictures, but can't figure out how to post them. I think it could be mold though...
    If it is, then what? Is all hope lost? Anything I can do?

  • Posted in thread: Floaters... on 07-07-2008 at 10:20 PM
    So I have 2 batches in the secondary right now, one has been there for 2 weeks and the other
    one has been there for just one. The one that has been sitting for a week is alot lighter and
    there appears...

  • Posted in thread: Can beer sit too long? on 06-10-2008 at 03:27 AM
    What is the shelf life of bottled beer? I have a nice little dark closet in teh basement I plan
    on using for storage. What about letting it sit in the secondary? Is there such a thing as to
    long? Don'...

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