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Posted in thread: Coffee Techniques on 03-10-2009 at 01:43 PM
Sorry for the dumb question, but are you assuming the beans to be "sanitary" enough as
packaged? Or should the cold pressed beer then be boiled? Or just leave it as is and trust the
beer gods to do th...
Posted in thread: Coffee liqueur? on 03-10-2009 at 01:23 AM
I'm so excited to post outside of the beginners' forum!!!! :cross:My next baby is going to be
an all grain stout (no, I haven't decided on the exact recipe yet). To get both a coffee AND
oak flavor, I...
Posted in thread: Growing hops in Los Angeles? on 02-11-2009 at 02:11 AM
I know Brewsmith has had a lot of success growing hops in Torrance, so it's not only possible,
but quite productive. Also, the Culver City shop grows hops out back in planters. I've never
done it pers...
Posted in thread: Growing hops in Los Angeles? on 02-11-2009 at 01:48 AM
I am also planning on planting some hops this year, from what I've heard the real challenge
down here (I'm in San Deigo) is keeping them hydrated, maybe someone else with more experience
could chime i...
Posted in thread: So...I just popped open my first home brew on 02-11-2009 at 01:18 AM
It was....And now.....I know why they say to wait longer. It didn't taste so great.But.....once
I got past the icky taste, I think I could taste the potential. So now....I'll wait
longer.....Ya, I kno...
Posted in thread: NB Honey Kolsch boring? on 02-07-2009 at 01:39 AM
I haven't brewed this beer yet, but I'm a little concerned about it. I ordered an extract kit
from Northern Brewer and......lo and behold......an all extract kit arrives. "Duhhhh, what do I
do with th...
Posted in thread: Arrogant Bastard & Ruination on 02-04-2009 at 03:32 AM
About a year ago I picked up an AB to try , and quite frankly I couldn't stand it. So I decided
to pick one up the other day to give it another go. I drank it yesterday , and I can't beleive
how good ...
Posted in thread: How to Grow Hops on 02-01-2009 at 03:12 AM
Hey, I would like to suggest a sticky for the Hops forum. The How To Grow question pops up a
lot, so here are a few links that will help answer the question:[URL=" None of the ColoState
links are val...
Posted in thread: I learned a valuable lesson today..... on 01-24-2009 at 11:14 PM
Sounds like you made it out ok, so now on to naming the brew. What style was it? We can help
with names.2nd degree saisonskin graft stoutburning flesh brown alelost skin lagerJ/k, but
don't reach into...
Posted in thread: I learned a valuable lesson today..... on 01-24-2009 at 10:26 PM
....if you drop a spoon into your boiling wort, don't go after it with bare hands.
D'OH!!!Actually, the real lesson may be: don't home brew with >2 beers in you (if you're a
lightweight like me).So to...