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  • Started using the "beer in a bag" kit garbage about three years ago, shortly thereafter gave it all up due to it tasting like garbage.

    Decided to go all out with all-grain my first batch and after about three months on this forum and reading JP'S how to first batch!!

    Boil-off was through the roof... ended up with less than 4 gallons and my
  • Fly Blown Again.... missed gravity and boil off was extreme first time around.
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  • Posted in thread: Damn fruit fly on 08-26-2015 at 08:41 PM
    I'm one of those types that has to drink to get on an airplane. Let's just say I landed and
    within 3-4 hrs I had a batch of amazing ginger beer bottled with about 25 unwashed and
    sanitized bottles ful...

  • Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 08-24-2015 at 04:39 PM
    Two experimental brews done with basically whatever grains I had left over. My LHBS just got
    glacier and falconers flight hops so I'm trying those.Fermenter 1 7 lbs Marris otter 1.837 lbs
    Melanoidin. ...

  • Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 08-21-2015 at 01:02 AM
    Revvy, I used this recipe as a base to make a pumpkin ale in September of last year. A handful
    of people said it was the best beer I've ever made. I'm gonna make it again this year.With your

  • Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 08-20-2015 at 07:13 PM
    Revvy, simply just tossed in the wrong hops at the wrong time. 1.36 oz Styrian Goldings [5.40
    %] (30 min) Hops 23.4 IBU 0.71 oz Saaz [4.00 %] (60 min) Hops 7.0 IBU I know this would change
    the bittern...

  • Posted in thread: Ginger Ale - 3rd place 2009 HBT BJCP Comp on 08-16-2015 at 02:59 PM
    First time I've made this and first time that I've accurately controlled fermentation
    temperature, it came out absolutely amazing. Such a clean and refreshing taste.

  • Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 08-16-2015 at 02:57 PM
    I've been making this for a while now, I've tried several others and this one is the best so
    far. Once I accidentally mixed up the hop additions and actually enjoyed the beer more so
    that's what I've ...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Cherry Wheat (Fast and Fake Kriek) on 11-23-2014 at 05:38 PM
    Brewed this yesterday Had troubles keeping the mash at 162 for 40 mins on the stove without
    stirring and agitating. If reached 180 a couple times. Tried using a slow cooker on warm
    setting overnight t...

  • Posted in thread: Carbon monoxide hazards are real on 02-18-2012 at 07:06 PM
    First Post !!My first All Grain batch was conducted (rather unsuccessfully) in my basement with
    no ventilation. After about four months of gathering information on this forum and gathering
    supplies I ...


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