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Posted in thread: Lactation Ale on 05-25-2013 at 09:21 PM
Yes the old wives tales are true. Beer does increase milk supply. Specifically, the barley and
the hops. The B vitamins in the yeast are also good for making milk more nutritious. Oatmeal
Posted in thread: Spent Grain Meatloaf on 12-18-2012 at 09:44 AM
Yeah, it was worth it. I pretty much just substituted spent grains instead of breadcrumbs. It
seems really wet when it's raw, but the grains absorb more than you think they will, so the
danger is your...
Posted in thread: Simplest Cider? on 12-17-2012 at 07:41 AM
Is there any reason I can't just use 5 gallons of apple juice and a dose of yeast, without
adding anything else? Maybe a few cinnamon sticks, but that's it.
Posted in thread: Coffee porter on 12-10-2012 at 09:24 PM
You'll get far more surface area from grinding the beans, and consequently a lot more flavor. I
did 3 oz of freshly ground coffee in my mocha stout, and it was intense. It was my first time
Posted in thread: Whitehouse Honey Ale on 12-10-2012 at 09:19 PM
Besides the honey, theres also the yeast. It's also a dry yeast, which get to work a lot faster
than the liquid varieties, but also calm down faster. Don't be surprised if you get nearly
nothing from ...
Posted in thread: Samoa Stout on 12-10-2012 at 12:30 AM
I don't personally mlike coconut, but I make homemade coconut milk for my 18 month old with an
intolerance to dairy. If you toast up the spent coconut after making milk, you'll get all the
Posted in thread: What should I buy for my husband? on 12-09-2012 at 09:43 PM
If you're looking for something he'd love but would never buy himself, consider some custom tap
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 12-09-2012 at 09:38 PM
I sewed up two grain bags and two hop bags while the 80/- wort was boiling. Still have enough
voile left to make a BIAB when the hubby decides what pot to buy.
Posted in thread: Ale or lager? on 12-09-2012 at 08:42 PM
I'm just curious as to where individual preferences lie. All else being equal, do you prefer to
drink ales or lagers? Personally, 99.9% of the beers I like are ales. I only ever met one lager
that I t...
Posted in thread: Kofta kebabs on 12-08-2012 at 04:13 AM
This looks like the same kofta recipe I've made, but I've only used beef. My six year old will
eat himself sick when I make it. I have to double the recipe. It's really fantastic with either