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Posted in thread: Too late for a yeast starter? on 11-10-2009 at 11:52 PM
So brew and wait to pitch. sounds good. I had considered it but never heard of anyone doing
that. Makes sense. Thanks everybody.BTW, it's an extract tripel with about 12 lbs of
Posted in thread: Too late for a yeast starter? on 11-10-2009 at 11:20 PM
I meant to make a starter last night for a Tripel that I am brewing tomorrow. but I forgot. Is
it possible to do a starter tonight and get a decent one in 12-14 hours? Or should I just get
Posted in thread: Do you support your LHBS? on 11-04-2009 at 09:08 PM
LHBS is close and convenient. I have never oredered online. I love the smell of the grains and
hops at the shop.
Posted in thread: Quality of hops on 10-03-2009 at 08:59 PM
Posted in thread: Quality of hops on 10-03-2009 at 07:15 PM
After a hiatus - I started brewing again recently. Unfortunately two of my recent batches have
been less than great. An IPA that had very low hop bitterness and a stout that tastes a little
thin and s...
Posted in thread: Alaska on 02-22-2009 at 04:40 PM
Anchorage has a great microbrew culture. Midnight Sun likes to make big beers including my
current favorite, a Black Double IPA. Also checkout the Snow Goose, Glacier Brewhouse and
Moose's Tooth/Bear ...
Posted in thread: My local brewery is on FIRE! on 02-21-2009 at 08:08 PM
I always get Saranac when visiting family back there. Always dependable.
Posted in thread: hello from alaska on 02-21-2009 at 08:03 PM
Arctic Brew supply in anchorage sells korny kegs for $60. You might also try craigslist -
someone in eagle river was selling them for 50 a piece a few months ago.
Posted in thread: Back from hiatus in Anchorage on 02-20-2009 at 05:58 PM
Hey all, thanks for the welcomes. Hi jnoffsker - I always want to go to the meetings but I
usually forget or don't have time. Now that my kids are getting older I'm definitely going to
make more of an...
Posted in thread: Back from hiatus in Anchorage on 02-19-2009 at 06:27 PM
Hello all - I started extract brewing about 4 years ago and had great success. Last summer we
put our house on the market and so had to clean, purge and put a lot of stuff in storage. So I
took a hiat...