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Posted in thread: New Brewer -- What if I don't actually Lager my Lager? on 12-14-2016 at 09:46 PM
How I lager:Do the boil, add hops, etc. as normal. Chill, rack it to my carboy, and put the
carboy in a big plastic tub in the garage and fill the tub with cold water so my carboy is
basically in a wa...
Posted in thread: Birch Syrup on 09-02-2015 at 04:05 PM
Hi:A friend in Canada sent me a bottle of birch syrup (think: Maple syrup, only from birch
trees.)I've done some playing around with maple syrup in beers before (made a porter that had
maple syrup add...
Posted in thread: Where are you at INDIANA on 02-27-2015 at 12:18 PM
If there are any folks in/around Muncie who'd be willing to freeze and save spent grains then
donate them, let me know. All ya gotta do is put the grains in a large ziplock type bag and
throw 'em in t...
Posted in thread: Two Tone Helles on 07-27-2013 at 12:09 PM
Maybe it is the yeast... But this line where the colors split is about half way up a 6.5 gal
carboy... I didn't use THAT much yeast. I van see the trub settled at the very bottom, and this
Posted in thread: Two Tone Helles on 07-26-2013 at 10:27 PM
Hi, gang. Me again. Brewed a batch of German Helles from a Brewers Best kit. Followed
directions, and pitched yeast on Saturday (week ago.) Has been at a steady 72 degrees, dark
corner of my den, sinc...
Posted in thread: Where are you at INDIANA on 06-24-2013 at 01:22 PM
Now if only Wolfshead in Muncie would launch. Right now they are just a Sunday-only bier haus
out of the Heorot. I've only been able to make it twice though, and it was pretty good. I'd say
the best i...
Posted in thread: summer shandy on 06-18-2013 at 12:57 PM
Well, I tasted a bottle of this yesterday evening. First impression is that it isn't nearly as
sweet as I was hoping for... There's a real lemon taste, but it's more tart than the sweetness
I get from...
Posted in thread: Ring around the carboy on 06-10-2013 at 06:05 PM
Seems that Oxyclean is the consensus. I'll give it a go. Thanks, everyone.
Posted in thread: Ring around the carboy on 06-10-2013 at 05:42 PM
So, brewed a batch a couple weeks ago, and after four weeks in the carboy, my FG numbers
stabilized and I bottled. There's a ring around the inside of the carboy where the beer was,
and it's pretty dr...
Posted in thread: Blow off bucket on 06-10-2013 at 03:07 PM
A question on Blow off bucket/bottles:Should the carboy and BOB be on the same level (i.e.,
both sitting on the floor?) or should they be at different levels (one elevated on, say, an
overturned milk ...