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  • Posted in thread: When will I know if I messed up my first brew? on 09-19-2011 at 05:01 PM
    Dude your fine don't worry about it. I don't even boil my top-off water. I think there is a
    misconeption about having to brew in a level VIII clean room. Its just beer.

  • Posted in thread: How Much Money Is There To Be Saved? on 05-02-2011 at 04:18 PM
    You can definetely save money. Wash your yeast, but hops in bulk and buy LME / grain from you
    LHBS and you can brew extract kits for 20 bucks. You would be saving over 50% over bud light.
    If you compa...

  • Posted in thread: oktoberfest ale on 04-12-2011 at 05:20 PM
    Yep, me too. I've gone as low as 59 with nottingham with a cream ale, and it was almost like a
    light American lager! I've also used notty for my OktoberFAST ale and it came out really good
    as well. Th...

  • Posted in thread: Does my washed yeast at least look right? on 04-12-2011 at 02:50 PM
    You want to let the trub settle in the carboy, then decant into a jar. Let it settle in the
    jar, then decant into smaller mason jars. You are step decanting to try to get all the trub
    out. However, yo...

  • Posted in thread: How many beers do you have going right now??? on 04-12-2011 at 02:23 PM
    in bottles I have:a couple growlers of a chocolate cherry stout, bottles of AK47 pale mild,
    bottles of NB cream ale, AHS cream ale, NB caribou slobber, NB number 8 and my inn keeper is
    all gone.I also...

  • Posted in thread: Root Beer Yeast on 04-08-2011 at 04:05 PM
    Right on thanks. FYI in the recipe section look under the ginger ale recipe by yooper for
    naturally carbing. The other recipes are for force carbing (kegging)

  • Posted in thread: Root Beer Yeast on 04-08-2011 at 02:21 PM
    I am wondering if anybody knows the yeast / ingredients to brew root beer. I am guessing it is
    different yeast as no alcohol is produced but I have no idea what to get.BTW if anyone has a
    fully ingred...

  • Posted in thread: northern brewers chinook ipa flavor on 04-08-2011 at 10:46 AM
    JlsbrewI kinda feel the same way regarding the malt profile and mouthfeel. I think the idea
    with this one is its an easy drinking IPA.If you brewed again would you add maybe 1/2 # crystal
    20 to the st...

  • Posted in thread: northern brewers chinook ipa flavor on 04-06-2011 at 12:18 PM
    I just brewed this again, but switched out the flavor/aroma/dry hop w/ CITRA. Hope it turns out

  • Posted in thread: northern brewers chinook ipa flavor on 04-05-2011 at 04:20 PM
    bringing this up out of the graves,I have got to say that this beer really came around for me.
    I noticed that first month there was somewhat a 'grassy' flavor. After that, the aroma of
    grapefruit real...