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  • Posted in thread: The beer that got you into beer on 02-08-2014 at 10:30 PM
    La Trappe Dubbel. It used to come in a clay pot bottle. It was quite expensive so I started
    looking at the English ales as they were cheaper, then I got the taste.Btw San Miguel is great
    in Spain. 5.6...

  • Posted in thread: I listened to my wife.... Am I in trouble? on 01-11-2014 at 11:35 PM
    The only real risk s a stuck sparge due to the finer crush making the grain bed so dense. If
    that didn't happen you're probably great

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Confusion on 11-27-2013 at 09:46 PM
    I am a little confused about fermentation temps.I've been listening to brewstrong and the BN in
    general (as its great). I've been listening to the advice of fermenting at 50-60f for a clean
    ferment (i...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use liquid yeast without making a starter? on 11-15-2013 at 07:59 PM
    I've done it and made good beer. But I've definitely had better results when using a starter.

  • Posted in thread: Cooling after boil on 11-09-2013 at 03:12 PM
    I'm still fairly new to this and I'm on my 10th or so batch. As a result, i don't have all the
    equipment yet and one this has got me puzzled.I used to have access to lots of ice, so after
    the boil, wh...

  • Posted in thread: Bitter taste on 11-08-2013 at 09:45 PM
    Try brewing a low IBU beer. If you still get the "bite" then you could eliminate hop usage
    angle. Have you changed anything else in your process?It's no real comparison, but I brewed a
    hefeweizen in b...

  • Posted in thread: Harvesting yeast from commerical beers on 11-08-2013 at 07:41 PM
    Hello.If I were to harvest yeast from a commercial beer, what's the minimum amount I need?Can I
    do it with a single 1ltr bottle? Or do I need more?

  • Posted in thread: Bitter taste on 11-08-2013 at 07:39 PM
    Here's one that's not really an issue but more just something that has piqued my interest. The
    last couple of batches I have brewed have used Wyeast American Ale II, (smack pack, no starter)
    when they...

  • Posted in thread: What does 53 IBU's taste like? on 06-24-2013 at 07:06 PM
    I've recently upgraded my equipment from 3 gallon pot to a 6g.I've recently made a Pale Ale I
    used 50g Perle hops @ 60m for bittering. And then 25g Amarillo at 15 mins and again at 0 mins
    and Beersmit...

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith Priming Sugar on 06-15-2013 at 09:25 AM
    Apologies if this has been asked before.In Beersmith I can select the type of priming sugar,
    and the desired volumes. This doesn't affect my ABV.Should I be adding the amount of sugar i
    use for primin...