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Posted in thread: My barleywine never carbonated on 05-04-2011 at 05:53 AM
Well, this isn't gonna solve the no-fermentation issue, but it will allow you to drink
carbonated beer...About 4 years ago my mom bought me a seltzer bottle for Christmas. It took me
forever to find t...
Posted in thread: No carbonation on 12-20-2010 at 10:20 PM
I am pretty certain the the bottling sugar is intact in there. I actually took 2 bottles,
dumped them into a seltzer bottle, primed it with Nitrous (I've a friend inclined to teenage
Posted in thread: No carbonation on 12-20-2010 at 10:04 PM
Ok, so this isn't my first rodeo, but I'm not an old hand. This is a new problem for me, never
happenned before. I brewed 3 batches of beer on the same yeast, dropping new wort on top of the
lees. I s...
Posted in thread: Extract-only Stout on 12-20-2010 at 05:45 PM
So what's the advantage/result of saving half the malt for the last 10 minutes? I'm not a big
stout guy, either, but a friend has asked for (and is subsidizing) a stout brew for his 40th
this summer, ...
Posted in thread: Back in the saddle on 11-13-2010 at 03:34 PM
Well, I had a couple brews go kerFLOOie on me last winter/spring and I got a bit gun shy, but I
got my nerve up and jumped back in. I brewed a Pale Ale last week and I've got a Nut Brown
about to go o...
Posted in thread: Can they call this 'beer'? on 04-11-2010 at 08:28 PM
How 'bout this one? thought freezing homebrew a la apple jack was a legal no-no. AND dangerous
as all git-out.
Posted in thread: Can they call this 'beer'? on 04-11-2010 at 04:27 PM
I read this online this morning--kinda scared me a little. dunno, that just don't seem right.
And isn't 'freeze-distillation' kinda illegal?
Posted in thread: true ginger ale on 10-31-2009 at 02:12 AM
That's the money he could be saving with Geico...Seriously, I've been contemplating a Ginger
beer for next summer, so that's a nice reference point. Just to be clear, it's a 5 gallon batch
with just 3...
Posted in thread: anyone brew on premise ? on 05-05-2009 at 03:53 AM
We did it almost 15 years ago at a joint called "America U Brew", and had a pretty good time.
They had helpful staff, all the ingredients, and a computer set up special for label design. We
went back ...
Posted in thread: Reusing Yeast Cake on 04-29-2009 at 11:38 PM
I made three straight batches of Wheat beer on one vial of yeast and they all turned out great.
'Standard' hefe, dunkel weiss, then a blueberry. Most of my reading suggested that pitching on
a trub mo...