Last Activity:04-14-2010 10:02 PM
Posted in thread: Everybody Loves Dunkelweiss on 01-03-2010 at 03:37 AM
What dunkelweizen recipe do you use? I love that style of beer, I tried the Northern Brewer
Recipe Kit but I was incredibly disappointed with it. I would be happy to brew this style again
if I could f...
Posted in thread: She's about to blow! on 01-03-2010 at 03:13 AM
My first stout was brewed a few days prior to me going out of town for a week. I used a 3/8"
blow off tube that got clogged the night before I left and I was woken up to the sound of a
gunshot. I chec...
Posted in thread: Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans on 01-03-2010 at 03:05 AM
Sweet with Vanilla should not be referred to as beer.Each to his own. Though I enjoy the
full-gambit of beers, everything from IPAs to fruity beers. They all have their place and I can
Posted in thread: Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans on 01-03-2010 at 02:20 AM
This sounds yummy. Want to share recipe. Anything with vanilla is brew of heaven.I am just
trying to add the vanilla flavor to a sweet stout recipe kit from Northern Brewer.It is more or
less a yummy ...
Posted in thread: Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans on 12-31-2009 at 02:12 AM
I am making a Vanilla Milk Stout and I need to use some vanilla beans. I found a store nearby
that sells Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla beans. Are these a good option to use? Or is there a
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2009? on 12-28-2009 at 03:50 AM
28,279.5 + 5gal Vanilla Milk Stout, + 5gal Blueberry Beer, + 5gal Cherry Pale Ale, + 5gal
Afpelwein + 5gal Bourbon Porter = 28,304.5 (sorry, haven't updated this post in a few months)
Posted in thread: Anyone else brew on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? on 12-27-2009 at 04:17 AM
Bottled a Blueberry Ale on Christmas day. It will be ready to drink on my birthday!
Posted in thread: Explain your handle / De construct your avatar on 10-04-2009 at 05:50 AM
Octang - When I was in high school I liked cars and I needed an internet handle... so I thought
"Octane" would be a great handle... however I sucked at spelling and "Octang" was born....Later
when I r...
Posted in thread: What have you leaned about beer since you started brewing? on 10-04-2009 at 05:44 AM
I have learned that I enjoy heavy beers, particularly stouts, since I began brewing my own
beer. Recently I have really begun exploring the various variety of stouts and I love to
compare my creations...
Posted in thread: Anybody try the Austin Home Brew pumpkin ale recipe? on 10-04-2009 at 05:32 AM
My beer is now ready to drink today: It is very "OK". Then again, I am not a huge pumpkin beer
fan... but still, I've had a few other pumpkin beers, and I was hoping for something a little