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Posted in thread: Ritebrew West coast style Pale Ale on 06-19-2015 at 05:18 AM
While searching for cheaper extract places online, I stumbled upon ritebrew. I decided on their
West Coast style Pale Ale, and ingredients for another beer. Never dry-hopped so I though a
Pale Ale mig...
Posted in thread: Is Northern Brewer Selling 1 gal Kits at a Loss on 05-18-2015 at 01:57 PM
1-gal bavarian hefeweizen kit: $14.995-gal bavarian hefeweizen kit: $31.99 (with priming sugar
and same yeast as above). They are making money.
Posted in thread: I'm infected What do I do?! on 05-13-2015 at 04:52 AM
Stop opening the damn fermentor so much!THIS! I have my carboys or bucket in my Fermentation
chamber that is built with 2" thick dowboard (which is overkill...complete overkill :D ) I
might look at th...
Posted in thread: NB Caribou Slobber on 04-06-2015 at 04:39 PM
I use secondary only for stouts, porters, and Kolsch. I would also use one for dry-hopping.
Otherwise, as long as its in contact with yeast for less than 4 weeks, I never have any
off-flavors. Its saf...
Posted in thread: Good summer extract on 03-19-2015 at 02:03 PM
X2 on Hefeweizen. Carb it high, I use 5oz priming sugar, and its just about right. Drink it
fresh, and remember its NOT meant to be ice cold, about 45 is perfect for full flavor
enjoyment! Look up "si...
Posted in thread: Best way to clean a carboy (without building anything).... Go! on 03-14-2015 at 04:42 AM
Ultimate Brewery Cleanser from Austin Homebrew. Its somewhere between PBW and Oxyclean, in both
effectiveness and cost. We have super hard water, and its no where near as bad as oxyclean, but
not as g...
Posted in thread: Steeping grains + late addition LME on 03-11-2015 at 02:37 PM
I steep grains from the start of heating, bring to 155, and steep for 20 minutes. Then yank the
grains, add the first 3lbs of DME and crank the heat to a boil, and get things going from
there. The res...
Posted in thread: Favorite Extract Kit on 03-11-2015 at 04:50 AM
AHS Amber Rye. Oh was that good!NB St. Paul Porter. 2 bottles survived 2 years, and my dad and
I enjoyed them camping. That was my SECOND ever batch of beer, every single bottle was
Posted in thread: Cooperstown Brewing... on 11-25-2013 at 11:48 PM
Long time for this thread. I was just in Cooperstown and I really liked the Ol' Slugger Ale!
Anyone have a recipe for a clone? Seems that everyone points to the Ringwood Yeast as the main
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ales -- Don't care for Pumking on 11-25-2013 at 11:43 PM
Tried Pumpking, tasted like a batch of beer gone wrong WITH pumpkin and spices added, mixed
with puke. I decided I would never try a pumpkin beer again. In fact, beers with spices tend
not to sit well...