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Posted in thread: Porter Recipe...Too hoppy?? on 06-07-2008 at 01:35 AM
Thanks for the tips. I'll tone down the recipe accordingly.
Posted in thread: Porter Recipe...Too hoppy?? on 06-05-2008 at 09:38 PM
I found this recipe, bought the ingredients without thinking and now I am questioning the
recipe. This seems like an awful lot of hops.Sanity check please.Recipe:7 lbs amber malt
extract1 lb black pat...
Posted in thread: For you Mac users on 08-17-2007 at 12:50 PM
Ditto on the Beer Alchemy. The best part is their recipe files all end in .bar. Ok, that's not
the best part, the best part is that it helps me make good beer, I just think it's
Posted in thread: My IPA Restarted on 08-10-2007 at 03:39 PM
I brewed an IPA about 9 days ago. I was going to transfer to the secondary on day 7 when I
noticed that fermentation restarted. I am guessing that when the basement cooled a bit, the
yeast woke up and...
Posted in thread: Keg Problem on 07-31-2007 at 01:28 PM
Replaced the poppet with one from another keg. Pressure tested. No leaks. Carbing
naturally.Total time: 1 minute.Brewed a Porter last night. Changed the poppet while I was
waiting for my Porter to (sl...
Posted in thread: Keg Problem on 07-30-2007 at 05:16 PM
So I have kegged for the first time. I added 1/3 cup sugar, purged with CO2, and set the keg
aside to carb up naturally. This was Friday (27 July).It seems I've got a problem now. The
liquid side outl...
Posted in thread: Stupid Question...CO2 Tanks on 07-27-2007 at 12:01 PM
Go for whatever is closest and easiest to replenish. I do the old rental/swap routine cuz the
place I use I can go and exchange in less than 45 minutes.Some places that fill, will make you
leave it an...
Posted in thread: Stupid Question...CO2 Tanks on 07-26-2007 at 05:12 PM
So I am going to keg my batch of APA. It's ready to move from secondary to the keg... I have
all the parts and built my kegerator. Now I just need gas.The local gas supplier says they
Posted in thread: brewers best kit on 05-08-2007 at 12:32 PM
Yep. I actually just bottled this exact brew last night. 1 week in primary, 2 weeks (actually
17 days but who's counting) in secondary, and 3 weeks before I drink.Not really a huge fan of
the wheat be...
Posted in thread: 1st Batch on 04-28-2007 at 02:33 AM
Congratulations and welcome. This hobby will suck you in.Before others say it, the general rule
is 1-2-3...1 week in primary, 2 in secondary, and 3 in the bottles. Keeping that in mind, the