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  • Posted in thread: haze in fruit beer on 08-05-2014 at 07:28 PM
    Although I have done several fruit beers, I have never used strawberries.That being said, my
    technique is to rack onto the fruit in the secondary leave it for 2 weeks and then rack into a
    third carboy...

  • Posted in thread: Midwest Brewers Fest, August 25 on 07-27-2012 at 03:59 PM
    Allow me to fix the FAQ link:

  • Posted in thread: Lemon-Lime Hefe Weizen on 07-09-2012 at 01:48 AM
    Since I am drinking a pint of this outstanding brew right now, I thought that I would add that
    I stuck to the recipe with the exception of the yeast. I would of had to special order it from
    both of my...

  • Posted in thread: Midwest Brewers Fest, August 25 on 06-04-2012 at 10:01 PM
    The second year for the Midwest Brewers Fest is Saturday August 25th, 2012 and more breweries
    are being added weekly and once again should be a good time in a great setting on the banks of
    the the Du...

  • Posted in thread: Aug 27th Plainfield, IL Midwest Brewers Festival on 09-29-2011 at 09:38 PM
    I know this is over and done with but I was at the Wheaton ale fest and they had no tickets and
    it was unlimited. I skipped the Plainfield fest because of the tickets. Hopefully it will
    change next ye...

  • Posted in thread: Free (for most) Newcastle Glass. on 12-30-2010 at 04:38 PM
    I also received mine this week, Monday 12/27.They weren't kidding about the 11 weeks,
    considering it was shipped from Wisconsin and I live in Illinois. The box was in good
    condition, so I do not think...

  • Posted in thread: raspberry ale on 12-08-2010 at 01:06 AM
    I do fruit beers a lot and I always have done what Jami has recommended, a can of Oregon puree
    in the secondary.My beers have always come out really good! I leave it on the puree for 2 weeks
    and then ...

  • Posted in thread: “Learn to Homebrew Day" November 6, 2010 in Aurora IL on 11-05-2010 at 01:43 PM
    I'm just bumping this up as a reminder. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: “Learn to Homebrew Day" November 6, 2010 in Aurora IL on 10-25-2010 at 03:03 AM
    As part of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association) national “Learn to Homebrew Day", The
    Headhunters Brewing Club & Fox Valley Homebrew & Winery Supplies are hosting an event at the
    store on Novemb...

  • Posted in thread: New Homebrew Club in the Naperville / Plainfield IL Area on 10-16-2010 at 03:04 PM
    Yeah, Rick, I want that Honey Wheat Recipe! One of the very best beers of the night, for sure!
    Just to update, the club now has a name: Plainfield Ale & Lager Enthusiasts (P.A.L.E.). Our
    next meeting ...