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  • Wife's brother got me into this. Have my lil ol 4 gallon Walmart
    kettle, one 6.5 gallon carbouy, and two 5 gallon carbouys.
    Oh, and two good plastic buckets.

    So far I've made some wonderful IPAs and a fairly good brown. My stout was a bit of a wreck, but is aging nicely - well, sort of nicely.


  • Posted in thread: Time For The Year-End Tally (How Much Did You Brew?) on 01-03-2008 at 03:21 AM
    Started about a year ago - 58 gallons of beer and 5 gallons of Appfelwein.This year's brewing
    started last week and another is scheduled for next week.Looking to easily double last year.

  • Posted in thread: Lions SUCK!!!!! on 12-30-2007 at 04:14 PM
    My Packer flag is flying high.BYE BYE LIONS!!!!

  • Posted in thread: Imperial IPA OR Barley Wine??? on 12-30-2007 at 04:09 PM
    Thanks for the reassurance, Craig. I'm a BIG Stone Brewery Fan and I tend to brew on the darker
    side.Well, today I brew!!! Than I'll add my OG than FG in about 5-7 days. I'll repost all the
    info later...

  • Posted in thread: Imperial IPA OR Barley Wine??? on 12-30-2007 at 05:34 AM
    Thanks for the suggestion - I'll keep the alcohol content a bit lower in order to drink it this
    winter.Not sure about the calories/pint yhing - that is just the calculations that BeerSmith
    gave me. It...

  • Posted in thread: Imperial IPA OR Barley Wine??? on 12-29-2007 at 06:04 PM
    I've made this recipe on a smaller 3 gallon scale and it was my BEST ever,but I'm not sure of
    its classification.I could ramp it up for a definite Barley Wine or leave it where it is and
    just call it ...

  • Posted in thread: AG - Water Into Barleywine on 12-29-2007 at 05:02 PM
    I know there is a simple answer to this, but......Can this be made with extract? I haven't yet
    stepped up toup to the "full grain plate" so to speak. Although, I am indesperate need for a
    Barley Wine ...

  • Posted in thread: Merry Christmas to everyone at HBT on 12-25-2007 at 01:45 AM
    Santa's on his way!!!!My kids saw him!!! Christmas!!!!!

  • Posted in thread: Passing the Beer Torch on 12-22-2007 at 04:33 PM
    At what age is one allowed to know about the glorious fruits of homebrewing?My wife's 19 year
    old half-brother was at my house last weekend and was VERY curious about the whole brewing
    process. So I s...

  • Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout on 12-22-2007 at 04:22 PM
    I'm bottling my Russian Imperial today!!!I hope that your girlfriend has fun with the Blue Moon

  • Posted in thread: Can I brew a half batch? (2.5gal from 5gal kit) on 12-22-2007 at 04:20 PM
    Some of my best batches have been small. Big problem - you don't want to share them because
    half of a batch goes really quickly when you start passing it out to friends.

Have A Day, Mr. B Primary:Empty Today Full Tomorrow Secondary One: Old Rasputan Clone Secondary Two: Empty Conditioning: nothing yet Drinking:Wheat Ale, Brown, Imperial Honey IPA, A couple of HB IPAs, a whole lot of Stone, Sam Adams Winter Pack, and plenty of BevMos 22oz stock beers