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Posted in thread: tap-a-draft vs party pig you choose?? on 01-16-2012 at 01:09 AM
I have used the tap a draft for almost a year. I love it. I don't have the space for a keezer,
and I really don't go through enough beer to justify it. Plus, you can buy a styrofoam cooler
and cut out...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 01-15-2012 at 03:28 PM
FWIW...I fermented my last batch at 58, and I definitely felt like I picked up some
`peachiness` from the yeast. With that being said, I have had a couple people tell me it was my
best work so far..go...
Posted in thread: OMG the water! on 12-14-2011 at 05:38 PM
Why stay away from the epsom salts...what are the negative effects? When I play around with
that ezwater calculator...I can't get all the levels in the green range without epsom salts. Do
you use them...
Posted in thread: Brewer moving to Phoenix, AZ on 12-13-2011 at 03:46 PM
Thanks, im going to try that
Posted in thread: Brewer moving to Phoenix, AZ on 12-13-2011 at 05:31 AM
I thought the same thing, but then I tried RO water, and haven't looked back. If you're an
extract brewer, it's probably not as big of a deal, but if you're an all-grain brewer, the
difference can be ...
Posted in thread: Brewer moving to Phoenix, AZ on 12-12-2011 at 05:30 PM
FWIW...I have been fermenting in a water bath in an ice cube cooler...bought it at home depot
for $40...bought some foam board and made a lid to fit a carboy..3 frozen 16 oz water
Posted in thread: Slim's Graham Cracker Ale on 11-06-2011 at 07:24 PM
Thanks Slim. To be honest with you, the taste isnt bad. I fermented the first 7 days at 60
degrees ambient....then brought it up to room temp (about 78) for two weeks (Maybe I shouldnt
have done that ...
Posted in thread: My first infection? on 11-06-2011 at 07:19 PM
I crushed the graham crackers and put them in the mash. The film was very fine...if the beer
was lighter like a pale or amber, I dont think I would have even noticed it. I have searched
the forums and...
Posted in thread: Slim's Graham Cracker Ale on 11-06-2011 at 03:37 PM
I wish I would have taken a picture but I didnt. I opened up a bottle to see if I could be more
specific about the smell. Its only been bottled for 4 days and if foamed up out of the bottle
for about ...
Posted in thread: My first infection? on 11-06-2011 at 02:30 PM
I bottled a batch of Graham cracker ale on Wednesday. I noticed a very thin film on top of the
beer that appeared like it may have something to do with the graham crackers so I didn't freak
out. The s...