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Posted in thread: Alaskan Amber - Same brew, two yeast strains and two different color beers on 05-06-2011 at 03:29 AM
I'd assume that the american ale yeast is fermenting faster, and starting to settle out.In a
week or two they should both have the same color.
Posted in thread: Texas to Ohio on 04-18-2011 at 04:20 PM
There are 2 breweries in Akron that I would recommend visiting, Hoppin' Frog (a mile south of
Akron) and Thirsty Dog (near downtown Akron).Pretty much every beer that Hoppin' Frog offers is
Posted in thread: Corny Keg Vs. Bottling on 04-18-2011 at 03:45 AM
That depends on how you want to carbonate the beer.You can either naturally carbonate it via
priming sugar, or you can hook it up to a CO2 tank.It doesn't matter which way you carbonate
the beer, it w...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 04-01-2011 at 03:58 AM
I love this recipe. : )In my 2nd batch I used safale us-05, results were awesome. has been in
the keg for about 2 1/2 weeks @ 11 psi. Whirlfloc used for clarity.
Posted in thread: first time with a cooler mash tun on 03-07-2011 at 03:07 AM
My 48qt igloo had a major issue with heat loss. The lid of the cooler was hollow. My mash
temperature dropped about 8 degrees after an hour because of this. The solution was to drill
some holes in the...
Posted in thread: what is your go-to cheap beer? on 02-26-2011 at 04:49 AM
If it's for myself, I'll go for labatt.If I'm supplying a college party, Colt 45, ~$16/30pkIt's
the best bang for the buck as far as "beer" is concerned.
Posted in thread: Does anyone have a good Elliot Ness Clone Recipe? on 02-26-2011 at 04:35 AM
Beats me ^_^. You could try emailing Great Lakes about it. I'm sure they could give you a
Posted in thread: Does anyone have a good Elliot Ness Clone Recipe? on 02-25-2011 at 04:52 AM
I haven't seen a clone recipe yet. If I had to take a stab at it, my first attempt would be
something like this.Batch size: 5.5 galYeast: Wyeast 2206Calculated O.G. 1.060Calculated F.G.
Posted in thread: Chocolate/Banana Beer on 02-15-2011 at 05:05 PM
I attempted a banana bread beer once. I used 1 bunch of bananas. I added them to my primary
fermenter 1 week before I bottled. To prep the bananas, I cut them into small pieces, boiled
them for a few ...
Posted in thread: What Beer Was Your Point of No Return? on 01-12-2011 at 04:36 AM
It started with Thirsty Dog's Siberian Night. A couple years ago I moved to a house which is no
more than 300 feet away from their brewery. On my 21st b-day I walked over there and sampled
every beer ...