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  • Posted in thread: skipping the secondary on 03-28-2007 at 09:59 PM
    I was in my LHBS and his said the current trend is to moving away from the secondary. He said
    he never uses a secondary.I'm on the fence. I never did any real "scientific" tests to compare
    the two. Ju...

  • Posted in thread: First Batch - Bottling questions on 03-27-2007 at 01:03 AM
    I was almost concerned when you mentioned real fizzy bubbles. That was always a character of my
    spoiled batches, but it seems like your batch will be fine. Don't knock dry yeast. Some of it
    is very go...

  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Red Ale Kits on 03-27-2007 at 12:56 AM
    The color isn't as red as I thought it would be, but it does have a dark red hue. At AHS there
    doesn't seem to be a mention of roasted barley in the recipe. Some people recommend 1 oz. of
    roasted barl...

  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Red Ale Kits on 03-26-2007 at 11:58 AM
    Has anyone brewed the AHS American Red Ale or AHS Irish Red Ale ? I'm tossed between the AHS or
    Midwest kits.

  • Posted in thread: Best Mail Order Irish Red Ale Kit on 03-20-2007 at 11:29 AM
    Does anyone have experience with the Irish Red Ale Kits available from the various online
    sources ? I have been looking at Northern Brewer and MoreBeer

  • Posted in thread: Hiatus - back to brewing after a leave of absence on 03-15-2007 at 03:23 AM
    I think I started back in 1990 or so and had about 50 batches under my belt. I was doing all
    grain towards the end. I was even pondering opening a micor-brew pub. I stopped around 95 due
    to the kids r...

  • Posted in thread: Noob - Recipe Question on 03-15-2007 at 02:26 AM
    I used to homebrew quite a bit about 8 years ago. On a whim I stopped in at my LHBS to buy some
    ingredients for a pale ale. I was impressed with the variety and packaging of the hops since I
    last brew...

  • Posted in thread: Best Dry Yeast ? on 03-14-2007 at 09:54 AM
    Cool. Thanks for the suggestions. I'll keeep my eye out for US-56 or Nottingham. They both
    sound like what I am looking for.

  • Posted in thread: Best Dry Yeast ? on 03-14-2007 at 03:20 AM
    Hello,New to the forum. I haven't brewed for well over 6 years but I have close to 60 batches
    under my belt and had moved on to all grain brews.Anyways back in the day there weren't many
    good dry yeas...