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Posted in thread: Holiday Ale on 10-10-2009 at 12:32 AM
Kind of a newb here (brewed two successful extract + steeping grains recipes so far).A little
late to the game perhaps but I was hoping to throw together a simple ale for Thanksgiving.
Looking for som...
Posted in thread: Coors or Miller Lite Plastic Bottles in SoCal on 12-18-2008 at 04:45 AM
If the Chargers win (unlikely) and the Donkos lose (more unlikely), I'll be drinking liquor and
calling in sick on Monday!
Posted in thread: Pyramid Snow Cap Recipe Conversion on 12-17-2008 at 08:56 PM
I reduced the specialty malts because the original recipe was for six gallons and I brew
five.Also, did you use pellets as the type of hops in your calculator?
Posted in thread: Aerating the wort on 12-17-2008 at 03:19 PM
I am extract brewing using partial boils (2.5 gallons). When I add it to my chilled H20 in the
carboy is that sufficient to aerate it?
Posted in thread: Bulk DME on 12-17-2008 at 02:53 PM
I just ordered a bunch of 1# bags from morebeer.com for $3.75 each with free shipping. I was
paying $18 for 3# bags! That'll be convenient and bring my cost-per-batch down considerably...
Posted in thread: Pyramid Snow Cap Recipe Conversion on 12-17-2008 at 04:08 AM
I am really enjoying this Snow Cap ale I am getting at the local 7-11. I found a "clone"
6-gallon all-grain recipe for it and tried to convert it to an extract + steeping grains.Hit
most of the number...
Posted in thread: Coors or Miller Lite Plastic Bottles in SoCal on 12-17-2008 at 03:17 AM
Does anyone know if these are still being sold at all, and if so, in Southern California?We are
going to have a huge tailgate for the last game of my pathetic Chargers and I was thinking I
could pick ...
Posted in thread: Bulk DME on 12-15-2008 at 03:32 PM
So, my first brew isn't carbed all the way yet but seems like it will be good judging by an
early taste. Yesterday I brewed a robust porter. The brewing went quite smoothly and I am
excited about it.I...
Posted in thread: My Brew Weekend on 12-15-2008 at 03:16 AM
Tasted my first sample of my first batch Saturday, a California-style amber ale (extract +
steeping grains). Not carbed enough yet (as expected) but great flavor and mouthfeel!Brewed a
robust porter S...
Posted in thread: Robust Porter Advice on 12-13-2008 at 05:44 PM
Brewing up a batch of Robust Porter tomorrow.Trying to use some stuff I have on hand, which was
6 pounds amber DME and Galena, Centenniel, and Cascade hops but got a couple things to
supplement the re...