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01-19-2009

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01-30-2010 8:45 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Northern Wisconsin
  • Wendy
  • Very eclectic. But Pink Floyd and Evanescence are my current favs.
  • Batman Begins, The Pianist
  • NCIS, Lost, Monk, Psych
  • Mysteries
  • I've been curious about home brewing for a little bit. A cheap (but good) kit was offered to me for cheap and I bought it and here I am.
  • Give me suggestions. Don't like Pale Ales or IPA's-they are too bitter for me.
  • Honey Weiss
  • Nut Brown Ale
    Cream Ale
    Lemongrass Heffe
  • Female
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: bottle cap sanitize on 01-18-2010 at 11:31 PM
    I was planning on bottling by 4th batch of beer tomorrow. (Honey Weiss) But I'm all out of
    sanitizer and don't want to drive an hour to get more. I have my bottles in the oven after a
    thorough rinse w...

  • Posted in thread: Does this make sense? on 03-22-2009 at 12:08 AM
    I made my first batch of beer 2-3 months ago. It was a Nut Brown Ale. I used Munton's Carb
    Tablets. The directions say use 3 tabs for light carbonation, 4 tabs for normal carbonation,
    and 5 tablets fo...

  • Posted in thread: What kit should I try first? on 02-19-2009 at 09:03 PM
    I made a Nut Brown Ale from Northern Brewer for my first time.Here's how they describe
    it...*Nut Brown Ale - Extract KitOG: 1044 / Ready: 5 weeksStyled after southern English brown
    ales, our Nut Brown...

  • Posted in thread: Cream ale on 02-10-2009 at 11:47 PM
    I have a cream ale in my primary. It was weird when I was making it because the malt stuff you
    add seemed almost like the malted milk stuff you put in malts.

  • Posted in thread: So...I just popped open my first home brew on 02-10-2009 at 11:38 PM
    It was....a Nut Brown Ale.It had.....a good fizz when I opened it (but that quickly
    faded)But...it had only been bottled for 1 1/2 weeks (I know...you're supposed to wait
    longer)And...it was only a ha...

  • Posted in thread: mini mash on 02-09-2009 at 12:09 AM
    Hi. I'm new. I've only brewed 2 batches and I am still waiting for them to be ready. My first
    was a Nut Brown Ale. It had a bag of grains that I had to steep in water then take out and add
    the hops an...

  • Posted in thread: Confessions of a bad brewer... on 02-06-2009 at 01:10 AM
    My confession......OG, FG, hydrometer, refractwhatever, DME, attentuation, mash, partial mash,
    cold crashing, dry hopping.....huh???? What???? I just wanna make beer. Just follow the
    instructions, put...

  • Posted in thread: Lemongrass Hefe on 02-03-2009 at 09:15 PM
    Oh. That sounds yummy. Got a recipe? Or did you buy a kit? If so, from where? That sounds like
    my 3rd batch just waiting to be brewed...

  • Posted in thread: Holy Bejeez! Had the last of my first batch the other night on 02-03-2009 at 01:51 AM
    I'm getting sick of buying beer when I have 10 gallons sitting in my closet-5 gallons which
    were bottled a week ago and 5 which are still in the primary. Buying all these import beers for
    "taste tests...

  • Posted in thread: Is my bottled beer ok? on 02-01-2009 at 08:26 PM
    Ok. I'm new. I only bottled my 1st batch last weekend. But, when I was checking around here to
    see about using the carbonation tablets that I had bought, I read that you can end up with
    white floaties...

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