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  • Posted in thread: Brew Kettle Size on 11-18-2010 at 06:19 PM
    Thanks for the advice on Academy sports. Might make a good Christmas gift to myself.

  • Posted in thread: Caramel on 11-18-2010 at 06:14 PM
    That makes sense. Sounds like the Crystal 40 might be the best idea. Probably won't add it to
    this batch as I am looking to brew tonight. Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Caramel on 11-18-2010 at 04:16 PM
    Has anyone ever tried to use caramel when brewing, in addition to malt extract? I have a stout
    that I will brewing this week and think that it would be great if it had some caramel hints to
    the taste....

  • Posted in thread: Oldest U.S. Beer Maker, Yuengling, Eyes Expansion on 11-18-2010 at 04:13 PM
    There were featured in the "Beer Wars" documentary that came out recently on Netflix (this is
    my second post today that has featured Beer Wars. They should pay me to promote it). Next time
    I am in PA ...

  • Posted in thread: What is your reaction when you discover a 'local' beer is actually contract brewed? on 11-18-2010 at 04:02 PM
    Has anyone watched the documentary "Beer Wars"? (and no, I am not talking about the Broken
    Lizard movie "Beer Fest":) )Beer Wars documents the fall of regional breweries to the big three
    during the 60...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Kettle Size on 11-18-2010 at 03:48 PM
    I never got to thank everyone for their advice. I need to be better about staying active on
    this site. I took the advice of getting a 5 gallon kettle and it worked great. My first batch
    was bottled on...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Kettle Size on 10-13-2010 at 02:19 PM
    What is the ideal size for a brew kettle. This is my first batch and I have been told that 12
    qts is fine but someone else told me to go with the 20 qt just in case it boils up. I already
    have a 12 qt...