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Posted in thread: Thanksgiving! on 11-25-2013 at 04:12 PM
Anyone here baste the turkey with beer? I recently heard about this technique and it supposedly
yields great results.
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 09-11-2013 at 02:29 PM
Has anyone use Rum instead of Bourbon?I am thinking about using a nice dark rum in place of the
bourbon.I did and didn't really like it at all. I used Zaya which is an excellent Rum, but the
Posted in thread: Blue Moon made me feel ILL! on 07-06-2012 at 05:24 PM
Used to enjoy a Blue Moon every once in a while a few years ago, but the last two times I've
tried it they gave me a 5-star hangover after only 2-3 of them. Never again.
Posted in thread: extract kit companies on 06-08-2012 at 02:33 PM
Northern Brewer has some great kits, as does Austin Homebrew. Favorites would be NB's Bourbon
Barrel Porter, and Austin's Stone's Imperial Russian Stout clone. But there are so many more to
Posted in thread: Apricot Blond. on 05-22-2012 at 02:43 PM
I just bottled this kit and initial tastings at bottling were very close to the original. They
must have bumped up the kit a bit though as it calls for more than 7 lbs of 2-row. I did the
all grain re...
Posted in thread: Williams Brewing Kits on 05-10-2012 at 05:27 PM
CLEAR------"BZAP!"Bringing this one back from the dead quickly.Just had to chime in regarding
the Amarillo Ale kit the OP mentioned.I just brewed this one up and cracked the 1st one last
night after o...
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 05-09-2012 at 02:35 PM
Mine has been in the bottle for ~9 months now (brewed 10 months ago) and I think it is finally
coming around. I subbed a nice spiced rum for bourbon with my batch and I was beginning to
think that it ...
Posted in thread: wort aeration on 04-24-2012 at 02:22 PM
One more thing.Hopefully you have a basement or other closed off area to ferment this in. The
smell emitted over the first few days is like a rotten egg salad, sulfur, fart bomb. When I
opened the doo...
Posted in thread: wort aeration on 04-24-2012 at 02:11 PM
mrkrausen, here is what I did.Primary = 2 weeksSecondary = 2 weeksAdded provided additional
champagne yeast right before bottling.I called Williams to get the yeast they used in this kit
and went to m...
Posted in thread: wort aeration on 04-23-2012 at 08:58 PM
I just bottled up a batch of that Williams Quad yesterday. The sample I pulled tasted amazing
already. Can't wait for it carb up and condition. You're gonna love it!