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01-04-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • HomeBrewing
  • Sales
  • Started in 2009 and was hooked after tasting my first Brewed IPA, found it to be the Top 5 beer I had ever tasted.
  • American Lager
  • JBrooks Blonde Ale
  • Warrior IPA
  • Male
  • Married
  • Waukesha
  • WI

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  • Posted in thread: Lakefront Brewery IBA Pro Series Extract Kit w/ Specialty Grains on 02-29-2012 at 03:28 AM
    I think your fine, usually with IPA's fermenting for 7-10days before secondary is normal but
    allow at least the same time for the secondary (7-10days). Leave in the Bottle for at least 3
    weeks thou. H...

  • Posted in thread: NB Sinistral IPA ? on 02-02-2012 at 10:29 PM
    Sort of brewed this kit, but without NB's golden malt extract, I used 6.6 lbs of briess golden
    light extract... And same grain/hop bill. Will this work?It should work just fine.... Ive
    actually brewed...

  • Posted in thread: Color question for extract brewers on 02-02-2012 at 08:14 PM
    I haven't brewed with extract in a long time and I don't remember/never learned all the tricks
    and secrets. Here's the deal:I want to keep my color as light as possible.I know that boiling
    caramelizes...

  • Posted in thread: Ordered two more kits tonight. on 01-14-2012 at 09:22 PM
    Hi I'm Nathan, sorta newish here and to brewing, my first kit was a Northern Brewer American
    Wheat beer kit which I like a lot and went very well. I have also done a small batch of Cider
    which is curr...

  • Posted in thread: Lagering on 01-14-2012 at 09:12 PM
    Im transferring my first Lager to a secondary tomorrow but every beer Ive done has always been
    transferred to a secondary. Primary since October?? Wow

  • Posted in thread: feelings about clone brews? on 01-11-2012 at 09:13 PM
    I agree w/this. You can find clone recipes here by using the search link.I now make mostly my
    own recipes and I've been brewing less than a year. Not counting the few "infected" brews I've
    never made ...

  • Posted in thread: No secondary for an IPA? on 01-06-2012 at 03:10 AM
    Personally I have never NOT used a secondary. I have a problem with my great smelling Beer
    sitting on the settle "junk" at the bottom of my Carboy. I also completely support the off
    flavors being noti...

  • Posted in thread: Better Bottle CarBoy (plastic) or Glass CarBoy???? on 01-06-2012 at 01:47 AM
    No difference in brewing, big difference in weight and the possibility of a trip to the ER.Ive
    read a couple of books that say NOT to use plastic and only Glass, thats why I was hoping
    people have use...

  • Posted in thread: Better Bottle CarBoy (plastic) or Glass CarBoy???? on 01-06-2012 at 01:22 AM
    Wondering if anyone tastes the difference and explain what you think. Im having trouble
    figuring this out because I have done both but really cant tell the difference.

  • Posted in thread: How Many Gallons In 2012???? on 01-06-2012 at 01:17 AM
    My first 5gallons coming up..... Basement Lager from Coors Original Yeast...

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