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Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 12-19-2013 at 11:38 PM
Christmas song singalong party at our house, brought to our friends and family with homebrew!
Posted in thread: 2014 Brewyears Resolutions on 12-19-2013 at 11:35 PM
Brew a lager. I keep saying I'm going to do it, but I never get around to it.I'm with you.
Hopeful 12/28 brew day.
Posted in thread: 2014 Brewyears Resolutions on 12-19-2013 at 11:34 PM
Pay attention to yeast health for re fermentation..
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation temps on 12-17-2013 at 04:51 AM
I thought as much. I'm going to ice the heck out of it.
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation temps on 12-17-2013 at 04:33 AM
I have a couple questions for lager-making veterans. I have figured out the winter temps in
different regions of my 1929 Cleveland house. I can lager at 32-40 degrees F in my coat closet,
and ferment ...
Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 12-10-2013 at 05:23 PM
Sam Adams makes great beer. They have some fruit and spiced styles I'll pass up, but all in all
Posted in thread: New brew for Turkey Day? Can I do it? Help! on 11-08-2013 at 01:43 PM
My two cents is to use a highly flocculent yeast, maybe an English strain like 1968, so it can
drop and clear quickly. +1 on the low alcohol for a fast ferment.
Posted in thread: How to make your own recipes on 11-02-2013 at 06:22 PM
This is all great advice so far. The key for me is learning your ingredients. In cooking, to
learn an ingredient takes cooking a meal, which takes an hour or two. With beer, fermentation
changes all t...
Posted in thread: Adding Lemongrass to my Wit on 09-25-2013 at 03:15 AM
Calichussets that's a fantastic idea, kind of like multiple hop additions. I'll try that next
time and change my yeast as well. I thought about sorachi ace hops, but I didn't want anything
too strong ...
Posted in thread: Adding Lemongrass to my Wit on 09-21-2013 at 11:02 PM
Update: can't taste it at all. May try it again with a different yeast or method. Sigh.