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Posted in thread: Does anybody actually try to make beer with their starters?a on 05-09-2013 at 05:25 PM
I had a friend tell me how much fun he was having making one gallon batches. He had some good
points, but my brew time needs to be dedicated to keeping things in the pipeline of the keg
system. Later ...
Posted in thread: Late addition extract question. Lead to a 30 min discussion that was cut way short. on 05-04-2013 at 12:33 AM
This is a good thread. But does style matter? With a scotch ale for instance, aren't there
reasons to do a long boil with the extract to give some extra malt character? You are not so
concerned about ...
Posted in thread: Hammer & Nail Scotch Classic Style Ale on 05-01-2013 at 01:06 PM
Has anyone tried this kit from AHS? Hammer & Nail Scotch Classic Style Ale (9E)Looking for
Posted in thread: Which would u choose? on 04-19-2013 at 06:45 PM
I made an Oktoberfest with the Wyeast California Lager yeast. I kept the temps under 65 pretty
well, but I do not love this beer. It had more yeast character than I wanted. Sounds like you
Posted in thread: What to brew.... on 04-14-2013 at 12:33 AM
I am a newer brewer and I am concentrating on some variety but centered around a theme. I like
crisp beers with some floral character. I went straight for a keg system too so I am really
Posted in thread: Lager Primary Fermentation Question on 04-12-2013 at 05:31 PM
By no means an expert, but I feel like it will be fine. Its been two weeks, the yeast are done
as you point out, then they should not do any harm. My suggestion would be to go ahead and move
the beer ...
Posted in thread: How to measure ACTUAL fermentation temp? on 04-10-2013 at 05:00 PM
Am I the only one who opens the carboy and sticks a sanitized thermometer into the wort? I
don't do it alot but once or twice when fermenting gets going to see where my temps are
settling and adjust m...
Posted in thread: SafLager 34/70 or Wyeast California Lager Yeast for Oktoberfest on 11-02-2012 at 02:06 PM
So I am brewing an Oktoberfest and trying to decide between these two yeasts. I usually prefer
the ease and convenience of dry yeast. My basement is 62 right now and I could probably keep
Posted in thread: 1st Beer started a little hot, what now? on 10-30-2012 at 12:17 PM
Since this thread got revived, I can happily tell you the beer, dubbed The Village Blonde, came
out fine. I think the combo of getting a swamp cooler going as soon as I realized I might have
Posted in thread: Dry Dock Breakwater Pale Ale from NB on 10-12-2012 at 11:12 AM
I dry-hopped my version of this yesterday. It is tasting nice from a sample I took then. I was
planning on ordering this kit, but when I ended up with an extra 6lbs Pilsen LME, I just bought
the hops ...