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Posted in thread: Campden Tablets (Sulfites) and Brewing Water on 08-17-2013 at 02:20 AM
Since I have switched to AG I have been getting a strong plastic smell and taste to my beer. I
have switched tubing, gone over my mash tun and made sure it's clean and I can attest that it
is. I have,...
Posted in thread: Dry Yeast Selection for Dark Mild on 11-14-2012 at 05:44 PM
I like Windsor for it's ester profile. I agree that it doesn't attenuate as well as the other
two. Mash a little lower to compensate. My dark mild is made with Windsor and it's one of my
Posted in thread: what beer to buy in pa. on 11-04-2012 at 06:46 PM
Just a few miles away from Dorney is Emmaus. There's a beer distributor there called Shangy's.
It has an obscene selection of beer. However, you have to buy them by the case. Wegman's and
Abe's (1301 ...
Posted in thread: I hate not finding something I like when I'm out.... on 10-24-2012 at 02:12 AM
A good double or Imperial will taste great without any heavy alcohol notes, most of the time.
Just drink it slower or only pour half a glass at a time. That's what I've had to do with all
of the IIPA ...
Posted in thread: I hate not finding something I like when I'm out.... on 10-23-2012 at 09:04 PM
I was out at Wegmans on Saturday to pick up my son's birthday cake. So, I decided I would check
out their beer selection. For those of you who might not know here in PA you only buy, from a
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 10-17-2012 at 12:21 PM
I offered my sister-in-law (Coors light drinker) an american amber ale I made that took 3rd
place in a competition. Our very short conversation:Her: "Ew! That tastes 'lagery'"Me: "What do
Posted in thread: Naturally Clarifying A Pale Ale on 10-13-2012 at 01:00 PM
no harm in moving it to secondary.clear beer was made, I don't see why people need to jump in
with the primary only hammer. but I guess it's cool to try to be the first one to post it in a
Posted in thread: This is a first on 10-01-2012 at 06:01 AM
Vinegar and water descales and cleans out coffee makers. It's safe and vinegar is cheap. Just
run a pot or two of clean water through the machine to rinse.
Posted in thread: Philadelphia supplies on 08-25-2012 at 03:24 PM
What is this "little convention" you speak of?The National Homebrewer's Convention is in Philly
in 2013. Can't wait!I live an hour N of Philly and I go to Keystone's Bethlehem store. I've
been to Mont...
Posted in thread: 10 days for a Hoppy 3.5% Pale Ale from Recipe to Glass? Gla on 08-25-2012 at 02:51 PM
S-04 finishes quickly and drops out like a rock without fining agents. Especially if you chill
it for a little while. Like the others have said. Pitch a good amount of healthy yeast and make