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Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 11-06-2013 at 04:15 PM
36 hours and fermentation seems to have ground to a halt. Just noticed that the champagne yeast
was almost a year old .... ahhhhhh. What to do?a) leave alone - up temp on fermenter and see
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 11-03-2013 at 09:45 PM
I figured I'd throw in my recipe. As a young lad I used to like the Christmas treat of Stones
Ginger wine and lemonade at my Nans. So I figured I'd try to get a ginger beer in that ball
Posted in thread: Sam Adams Alpine Spring? on 03-11-2012 at 07:02 PM
Didn't think much of the alpine spring. But I do like the IPA and mighty oak ale. I'd like to
have a stab at brewing their mighty oak ale - it reminds me quite a bit of some of the pub
bitters back in...
Posted in thread: How long do the rhino farts last? on 01-01-2011 at 05:49 PM
Started one yesterday ..... I have a feeling I may need to take the carboy out of the bedroom
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 12-30-2010 at 02:46 PM
50 gallons plus another 15 that were pretty much slug bait. Oh and 5 gallons of mead ... still
fermenting (only 10 months left to go).
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-20-2010 at 10:59 PM
Username: IcewalkerWhat else ;)
Posted in thread: Rescuing a bad beer by making a braggot? on 12-19-2010 at 10:14 PM
Good evening folks. I just had my first swig of a Scottish 60/- that I thought was going to be
under-hopped and just plain nasty. And yes my worst fears came true.So can I rescue 5 gallons
Posted in thread: Brew Masters on Discovery w/ Sam Calagione on 11-25-2010 at 05:29 PM
Pretty good show ... a few inaccurate statements regarding beer history. however apart from
that I thought it was a fun show.Hope there are visits to many breweries and not just those in
the US ...
Posted in thread: Bugger underhopped 60/- on 11-22-2010 at 11:16 PM
Well, that actually looks about right for a 60/-. Less than 3.5% ABV, with very little
bitterness or hops flavor. Being too sweet, rather than not bitter, could be an issue if you
like bitter beers bu...
Posted in thread: Bugger underhopped 60/- on 11-22-2010 at 11:07 PM
Well, you don't really taste hops in a 60/- anyway. But is it underbittered (way too sweet), or
simply not hoppy? Adding dryhops will give some hop flavor and aroma, but won't add any
bitterness. The ...