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Posted in thread: Critique my first recipe/Munich LME? on 07-18-2010 at 12:45 PM
Thanks guys. I was having some jitters, but I figure it'll turn into beer one way or
another!I've used Munich LME. It's perfect when you want to use Munich malt, but can't do a
mash. Do you know if th...
Posted in thread: Critique my first recipe/Munich LME? on 07-17-2010 at 08:29 PM
I've been brewing for several months and have pretty much confined myself to kits and
pre-designed recipes, with a few minor tweaks of my own. I've also been shopping exclusively at
my lhbs, which is ...
Posted in thread: has anyone used "Top Levure" as a fermentor ? on 07-14-2010 at 11:19 PM
Uh, my French is pretty rusty, but I'm fairly sure that's a health supplement. The ingredients
seem to include yeast, but ....
Posted in thread: How long til skunking? (aka OMG I ruined my beer!!) on 06-19-2010 at 04:36 PM
Hah, well, I guess nothing to be done about it now. If it's bad, I'll just call it my Ol'
Skunky brew and tell my friends that it's a little known style they aren't familiar
Posted in thread: How long til skunking? (aka OMG I ruined my beer!!) on 06-19-2010 at 04:19 PM
I've been doing this homebrew thing for several months and I was just starting to feel
confident in my mad skills, when I made a stupid mistake last night. Until now, I've been doing
standard five gal...
Posted in thread: DC/NYC/East Coast Beer on 06-12-2010 at 04:50 AM
Hey, finally something I'm qualified to talk about! Regarding DC, at least....+1 on Churchkey,
which is attached to a restaurant (Birch & Barley) that is definitely worth going to, if you
can get rese...
Posted in thread: Peeking in my bucket.... on 03-13-2010 at 09:05 PM
I keep reading the title of this thread as "peeing in my bucket". LOLWait, I did that too. Is
that bad? Is my beer ruined?!
Posted in thread: Peeking in my bucket.... on 03-13-2010 at 09:04 PM
I sympathize with you though. Just buy a glass carboy, toss a t-shirt over it to protect it
from light, and take a look whenever you want to. You can even see more that way--you get a lot
of swirl and...
Posted in thread: Peeking in my bucket.... on 03-13-2010 at 04:47 PM
Okay, so I'm two weeks into fermentation on my first brew. The anticipating is killing me. So
much so that ... once or twice ... well, maybe three or four times ... I carefully lifted off
the lid of m...
Posted in thread: Bucket lid very loose on 02-28-2010 at 03:49 AM
You'll be ok as long as you followed a decent sanitary regime.Heh, well ... that's a whole
other worry. But I tried! Lord knows, I tried.Thanks everyone.