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Posted in thread: Norther Brewer Patersbier. Full Boil? on 01-14-2011 at 06:40 AM
I made this kit over the summer, and did so with a full boil. I steeped the Carapils for 30
minutes at 155. I also scaled back the Tradition to .8 oz, and left the Saaz at .5 oz.For what
it's worth, t...
Posted in thread: 6 hours after first ever brew and I have the "I wish I had done that..." on 01-04-2011 at 05:48 AM
Sounds to me like you'll end up with beer.Relax, I'm willing to bet that it turns out to be
Posted in thread: Brewing 1/4 batch on 12-30-2010 at 07:37 PM
I picked up a 3 gallon Better Bottle to use for my experimental half-batches. Great piece of
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 12-29-2010 at 07:38 AM
+58 = 38,343The weather these last two weeks really put a damper on a strong finish, and has me
backlogged with 4 batches ready to brew.
Posted in thread: Best Commercial Beer You've Ever Had on 12-21-2010 at 05:42 AM
There used to be a stout at 3rd Street Aleworks in Santa Rosa, CA that was great on tap, but
AMAZING when they ran it out of the cask. Aside from that particular beer, I'd have to go with
Posted in thread: What are you drinking for the holidays? on 12-18-2010 at 03:57 AM
SN CelebrationAnchor Merry Xmas Happy New YearDFH Chicory StoutMy dubbelUnfortunately dual
stuck fermentations backed up two of my other brews....talk about terrible odds.
Posted in thread: Why Brew? on 12-17-2010 at 06:31 AM
Why I brew:1) Fun as hell2) The rush from creating something that turns out amazing to my
taste.3) The rush from creating something that turns out amazing to my friends' tastes.4)
Experimentation and ...
Posted in thread: 2010 winter/holiday beers on 12-17-2010 at 06:01 AM
Anchors Christmas ale is fantastic this year.Oh man....just cracked open my first ones tonight
and they're delicious!Do you notice a smokey taste to it this year?I actually picked up an
undertone of s...
Posted in thread: Creating my own extract recipes on 12-15-2010 at 03:09 AM
I guess my huge concern is creating something that is absolute crap and wasting the $30-$40 on
ingredients. If you keep it simple at first, and then continue to evolve your recipe by making
Posted in thread: Go big or go home? well, I'm a "home"brewer... on 12-14-2010 at 07:37 PM
Most beers I brew fall right in the mid 5's. I'm more into the taste versus the kick (not that
big beers don't taste good). So I'd rather keep my beers low enough to have a couple without