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Posted in thread: 7 Months in the Fermenter on 02-10-2010 at 04:31 PM
I'm mostly worried about carbonation...does anyone else think I need to add more yeast to
Posted in thread: 7 Months in the Fermenter on 02-10-2010 at 02:49 PM
I brewed a porter back in the summer...like 7 months ago. It was in the fermentation bucket in
my basement for a few months, and now it's been sitting in a cool, dark corner of my new
apartment for th...
Posted in thread: No carbonation, advice? on 08-17-2009 at 11:03 PM
Is there ANY pfft when you pop the top?? I had an IPA that was taking forever to carb. I moved
it upstairs to a warmer area (like 78 degrees) and it finally started to carb. It's been almost
3 months ...
Posted in thread: Brewing the Hangover out of the Beer... on 08-07-2009 at 06:20 PM
A lot of people think that the sulfites in wine does it (and it does to some) but apple juice
has sulfites and you don't hear people talking about having an apple juice hangover. True, but
Posted in thread: Brewing the Hangover out of the Beer... on 08-07-2009 at 05:37 PM
I'm not talking alcohol content. Obviously, the same ratio of wine to vodka is going to cause
different effects due to the amount of alcohol. I'm talking about the idea/urban myth that
Posted in thread: Shipping beer, cold or warm? on 08-06-2009 at 10:46 PM
I ship beer often, I always ship it room temperature and never had a problem. I try to ship
early in the week to avoid it sitting in a hot warehouse somewhere over the weekend.
Posted in thread: Want to try a porter. on 08-04-2009 at 08:40 PM
+1 on Fuller's London Porter.Smuttynose Robust Porter is one of my favorite, most drinkable
porters.Also, Rogue's Mocha porter is widely available.
Posted in thread: Honestly I am so f*&#ing pissed about my beer right now on 08-04-2009 at 08:28 PM
Hmm ok. What books do you recommend for reading? Assuming it is above 58 in my basement should
I put it down there or leave it in my 74-6 house?Again thanks for endulging a frustrated
newbie. I'll be ...
Posted in thread: Priming with molasses? on 07-31-2009 at 06:18 PM
I just brewed a porter and added molasses near the end of the boil. It's still in primary so it
will be awhile before I get to drink it. Charlie Papazian recommends priming with it (I think
he says 1 ...
Posted in thread: Gueuze: Venturing beyond my "comfort zone" on 07-29-2009 at 05:04 PM
Have you ever tried Victory's Wild Devil? They take their Hop Devil IPA & ferment it with
brett. I think it's an awesome and interesting brew. I'd like to harvest the brett from a
commercial brew and ...