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Posted in thread: Places to drink craft beer in Hartford, CT Needed on 01-14-2009 at 08:03 PM
wherever he goes, have him look for Ten Penny (or Dirty Penny) on draft. Products of Old
Burnside Brewing in east hartford, they are some of my favorite local products and are
available in quite a few...
Posted in thread: Applying labels-best way? on 01-04-2009 at 03:50 PM
I use an elmers glue sitck. Cheap, easy and no mess. The labels come off easy after you empty
the bottle aswell.That's two for elmers glue sticks. I use them all the time now. I guess milk
would work ...
Posted in thread: Mew's Tavern on 09-15-2008 at 04:32 PM
The Mews is definitely my local favorite. Was just there last weekend (whale tail ale and the
warsteiner). Always an excellent beer selection which they keep changing so there are always
new beers to ...
Posted in thread: Which brand comes in good bottles. on 09-11-2008 at 04:18 PM
I've used all sorts of (brown) bottles and I think my favorites have become guinness. no labels
come off easier, just a slice with the razer knife. pulling the widget with needle nose (or a
Posted in thread: Newbie questions. on 09-10-2008 at 12:02 AM
If it's a 'no boil' kit then you should be fine, though I've not used one myself. I'd suspect
you have hopped extract so there's little need for a full boil.
Posted in thread: How to Serve Home Brew Beer? on 09-09-2008 at 11:46 PM
Someone once said ( I might have read it here originally) "You wouldn't drink wine out of the
bottle would you?" Seems to make sense to me . Of course that doesn't stop me from drinking out
from a bot...
Posted in thread: RI Brewers on 09-09-2008 at 05:06 PM
all righty, I'm in. Now I wonder what trouble we can get into?
Posted in thread: Mini-Fridge Fermentation Chiller Project on 07-08-2008 at 05:04 PM
Very nice. I have an almost identical setup for my fermentation fridge. Pretty much same thing,
free fridge, not quite big enough. Unlike your model, the insulated plywood box is actually the
Posted in thread: Hello from CT! on 07-07-2008 at 04:50 PM
Welcome to HBT from next door (RI). Enjoy
Posted in thread: Vodka in the airlock for beer? on 06-30-2008 at 05:12 PM
I usually just use (sanitized) water in my airlocks, but I found that my modified mini fridge
turned fermenter tends to freeze the water in the airlock (the airlock sits right in front of
the coils) w...