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  • I'm a loner..
  • I tasted some home brew my brother in-law made, it was tasty.
    My wife was tired of me purchasing expensive imported beers.
    Micro brew flavors are superior to those mass brewing companies.
  • My goal is to reproduce Innis & Gunn beer!
    I'm new to home brewing so I'll take all the help I can get.
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  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 10-06-2015 at 06:43 PM
    Short of going to the Abbey yourself you are doing absolutely ZERO to suport the monastery.
    They never have and never will approve of the distribution of their beer outside the Abbey,
    especially to Am...

  • Posted in thread: Dirty Monk Belgian Pale Ale on 10-06-2015 at 06:29 PM
    Recipe Specifications--------------------------Batch Size: 5.50 gal Boil Size: 7.20
    galEstimated OG: 1.048 SGEstimated Color: 8.2 SRMEstimated IBU: 27.7 IBUBrewhouse Efficiency:
    75.00 %Boil Time: 90 M...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Oatmeal Porter on 09-09-2013 at 02:17 PM
    "Sparge: Batch sparge with 2 steps (1.02gal, 4.09gal) of 168.0 F water"Is it normal to sparge
    with that much water?it's the first time I notice this in a recipe.

  • Posted in thread: HELP! Too darn sweet on 09-09-2013 at 01:23 PM
    This is funny because my last batch is WAY too bitter and I need to figure out a way to sweeten
    it up without re-activating the yeast.Maybe we should blend our 2 batches ;)

  • Posted in thread: Possible infection? on 09-09-2013 at 01:21 PM
    It looks normal to me.Just keep an eye on it to see if it settles.Don't give up on it yet!

  • Posted in thread: Unbalanced cure? on 09-09-2013 at 01:17 PM
    Good day,Something weird happened to my brew.As usual, I put it in secondary for 2 weeks. Near
    the end, there were no more bubbles in the airlock. I added an ounce of Cascade hops for dry
    hopping and ...

  • Posted in thread: Unibroue Mix Pack at Costco on 11-26-2012 at 06:27 PM
    I know this is an old thread but they have a new gift pack now and it comes with full sized
    glasses!You get La Gravoche, 3 Monts and I can't remember the 3rd one..

  • Posted in thread: budwieser clone(sorta) on 11-02-2012 at 01:50 PM
    can the 1# of rice be substituted with something else? my Homebrew shop doesn't stock adjuncts
    like that. I did manage to find some flaked Maize in a health store :)

  • Posted in thread: Life of sanitizer on 11-02-2012 at 01:34 PM
    WOW, this is good to know!! I usually mix up a new batch of sanitizer for every batch I
    brew.Specially for when I'm cleaning out my bottles. I'm guessing that this is overkill? "I'm
    talking about the ...

  • Posted in thread: Amarillo/MO Hopburst IPA SMaSH on 12-19-2011 at 06:34 PM
    Right then, I am toasting the grains as I type, getting ready to brew this bad boy up tomorrow
    afternoon. Here is the finalized recipe:Amarillo SMaSH6 GalOG @ 70%: 1.062IBU: 67.113 lb Marris
    Otter1 lb...