Last Activity:12-19-2013 2:09 PM
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Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 12-19-2013 at 04:18 PM
When you wake up in the middle of the night and your first thought is "I think that porter is
ready for bottling"
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 12-19-2013 at 01:55 PM
Left the ball valve open on a kettle while filling it in the kitchen.Did the same thing except
it was the spigot on my bottling bucket. Luckily I had a thick towel under it. I was well
prepared for my...
Posted in thread: Yeungling overtakes Boston Beer Company on 12-18-2013 at 07:35 PM
Totally biased lifelong PA resident - I like Yuengling, grew up on it. Like someone else said -
its probably the only non-craft brew I buy at this point. Guaranteed to please the most
stubborn BMC dri...
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew ending free recipe shipping on 12-16-2013 at 02:23 PM
That's a bummer - I was impressed with the one kit (Janet's Brown) that I bought from them.
Love that they offer partial mash options on most recipes. Also the AHS versions of commercial
beers is a pr...
Posted in thread: How many batches do you brew in a month? on 12-07-2013 at 04:13 PM
Probably 2x/month. Sometimes a month goes by with no brewing, but that's been rare this year.
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 12-06-2013 at 02:14 PM
Bottled the BYO version mentioned in sig and I have to say I'm pretty excited. Sample was
delicious and instantly reminded me of HT, although I'm sure my palate is not as discerning as
many out here. ...
Posted in thread: Is starsan safe on plastic brew gear on 12-04-2013 at 03:08 PM
How will you know when it's not effective anymore other that having infected beerStar San costs
about $0.50 per ounce: probably use about 3/4 oz every time I brew a 5 gal batch. In other
words I mix ...
Posted in thread: Mild Mannered Ale (AG) (E) UK/US on 12-03-2013 at 08:14 PM
Here's a copy of a press release in several newspapers.Orfy - are you the fellow the author
mentions in the book?As for the recipe - I'd like to give this a go. Really feel the
need/desire to brew som...
Posted in thread: All-Grain - Fireside Porter on 12-03-2013 at 03:33 PM
bottled on 2/2/10 with 74 grams of sucrose - target carbonation = 2.3 volumes (30 12 oz bottles
+ 2 22 oz bombers)Aaaaaand you've anticipated my final question already, LOL.Thanks and
hallelujah for n...
Posted in thread: All-Grain - Fireside Porter on 12-03-2013 at 01:53 PM
US 05 is having a nice party right now :) . JLem - i know you'd like this moved to a secondary
after primary ferm is done. Is this to get it away from the oak? Guess what I'm saying is - do
you think ...