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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-31-2010 at 05:58 AM
I love Apfelwein. We started two 5 gallon batches early last July (2009). It was a big hit last
new year's eve kegged at right around the 6 month mark. It is SUPERBLY DELICIOUS at this point
Posted in thread: BBD Brown Biscuit on 12-22-2009 at 09:39 PM
Ah - my bad on the terminology. I meant rehydrate, done according to Palmer's How To Brew. My
first three brews, I rehydrated, but this time I tried just sprinkling it direct from the
packet. I'm not ...
Posted in thread: BBD Brown Biscuit on 12-22-2009 at 07:47 PM
So I slacked off and ended up buying fresh grains and I brewed your BBD Brown Biscuit (partial)
~5 weeks ago. I think I made some steeping mistakes (time or temp) and should have done a yeast
Posted in thread: It is time..... on 08-24-2009 at 12:39 AM
I picked up the ingredients to brew your recipe today, Cheshire. I saw the slightly updated one
on the recipe board. I'll let you know how it turns out in a couple months - I'm sure it'l be
tasty - I ...
Posted in thread: Just tried my first homemade beer.. on 08-01-2009 at 01:38 AM
Congrats!I am at the 6 week point with my first batch myself, and am really pleased with how my
first batch is shaping up (it's been kegged for about 2 weeks now and keeps getting better)
Posted in thread: Hi, from South Shore Mass on 07-27-2009 at 02:28 AM
Welcome! It's good to see others from MA. I just started brewing a month ago myself and got to
taste my first batch this weekend...
Posted in thread: Substituting Safale US-05 for Nottingham in a Raspberry Wheat? on 07-27-2009 at 02:26 AM
I've only brewed 2 batches so far - one with notty and the other with safale US-05. I
rehydrated each and left in a jar for 15-30 mins (per palmer's book). I took in the aroma of
each prior to pitchin...
Posted in thread: Just sampled my first batch on 07-27-2009 at 01:52 AM
Good for you! Ijust sampled my first one yesterday. (not ready yet!). I have at least two more
weeks till it's "good". I can't wait. How is the cream ale? I didi the brewers best amber ale
and was thi...
Posted in thread: Just sampled my first batch on 07-26-2009 at 11:16 PM
I kegged my first batch on Wednesday, 4 weeks and a day after my brew day. Force carbed at
30psi for around 36 hrs, then dropped to ~12-15 for 2-3 days. I did take an early sample or two
just to see w...
Posted in thread: Keezer Collar the Coastarine Way on 07-10-2009 at 05:12 AM
Great thread! I just picked up a cheap chest freezer and this will help greatly when I get
around to making the collar.