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Posted in thread: Swamp Cooler vs. Son of Fermenter on 08-21-2012 at 03:34 AM
I formerly used a swamp cooler and now have a son of fermentation cooler. It cost me more than
55 to make it, but I was needing something to do. It takes 2 liter bottles 2 times per day for
a very act...
Posted in thread: Bottling a Lager on 08-05-2012 at 03:45 PM
Add the yeast. Easy insurance.
Posted in thread: Heineken on 07-12-2012 at 03:25 AM
Heini in a can is great. No skunk.Yes!
Posted in thread: The glasses you use for drinking your brews on 06-22-2012 at 03:01 AM
Mason jar mug. Have 5 million glasses, but the mug is the workhorse. I had to drink a pint of
icehouse to get it though.65797
Posted in thread: Brewpubs That Suck on 06-01-2012 at 04:17 AM
Stockholm's in Geneva, IL, has an ambitious food menu that they don't always pull off very
well, and their beers all have the same sour taste, no matter whether you're drinking a pale, a
stout, or whe...
Posted in thread: Cane & Ebel Clone help? on 02-28-2012 at 12:28 AM
The wife and I just went to Two Brother's Roundhouse yesterday for lunch. This is one of my
favorites. I'm a newbie to brewing and just have a couple of beers under my belt. Does anyone
Posted in thread: AHB Blue Moon Clone on 12-22-2011 at 03:14 AM
For the starter, take about 4 oz of the kit lme and boil in 1L water, cool to 70f and use that
to start yeast the day before you brew. Pitch the whole thing. If you dont have time to do it,
I'd skip t...
Posted in thread: Cane & Ebel Clone help? on 10-27-2011 at 02:55 AM
I did a PM version of the recipe (Beersmith conversion of the one halfway down page 1) and I
thought it was pretty close to the real deal. I had to tweak the hop schedule to get the IBU's
right. I hav...
Posted in thread: Off flavors after 5-6 weeks in the bottle? on 06-01-2011 at 02:42 AM
I've experienced this a few times. I've had 3 of about 12 batches come out exactly as you
describe. All were secondaried, and all were brewers best kits with lme. I haven't had this on
any brew not se...
Posted in thread: PSA: $20 turkey fryer + pot on 04-21-2010 at 12:18 AM
It looked like it was maybe closeouts from last year, so probably hit or miss.