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  • Fly Fishing,Brewing
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  • Posted in thread: So. NH Newb on 12-27-2007 at 02:52 PM
    Welcome from the Lakes Region! I got a kit for Christmas last year and am now a full fledged
    beer geek. I don't know about your area, but there is a really good homebrew supply shop in

  • Posted in thread: Chilling the Wort rapidly on 12-24-2007 at 08:39 PM
    The key to a quick cool down (sink or copper coil) is water movement. I use the kitchen sink
    method (without ice...my well water is about 45F). I can cool down a 4 gal boil in about 20 min
    with no ice...

  • Posted in thread: bulk buy whoas on 11-25-2007 at 05:50 PM
    I stole an idea from the Beer Nut in SLC of an Bulk Grain Club. You buy a whole bag of grain at
    a substantial discount and the LHBS keeps it for you. You get the freshest grain and the LHBS
    gets your ...

  • Posted in thread: bulk buy whoas on 11-25-2007 at 05:42 PM
    I'm not saying it's bad to have a LHBS. They're great. But, if it's a choice between my bottom
    line or their bottom line, I know who I care about more. I want the lowest price,
    period.:confused: If e...

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy beer on 11-23-2007 at 06:02 PM
    I would brew the same batch again and see if the unusual taste remains. If so, i would try
    bottled water for a batch and see if that changes the taste.

  • Posted in thread: Apfelwein...to carb or not to carb? on 11-15-2007 at 06:54 PM
    I tried searching for info in whether people preferred Apfelwein carbed or still. Good lord
    almighty, there is way too much info on Apfelwein! (I guess I am adding to the heap).My first
    batch should b...

  • Posted in thread: New PM'er needs more mash info on 11-15-2007 at 05:35 PM
    I am getting ready to do my 3rd PM. I have read a lot about mash techniques from the Joy of
    Home Brewing, BYO mag and, of course, HBT. I have concluded that there are many techniques and
    many opinions...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature step on 11-12-2007 at 02:41 PM
    Is there any benefit/effect of finishing a cool fermentation with a couple days at warmer
    temps?I am fermenting a stout. I had it in the primary for a week at 70F. It has been in the
    secondary at 62F ...

  • Posted in thread: New brews from Sam on 11-09-2007 at 12:35 AM
    I was atthe local pub last week and there was a rep from Sam Adam's there pouring two preview
    tastings. They were soliciting feedback as only one of the two will make it to next years
    offering. One wa...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Carboys & Bottles! on 11-08-2007 at 05:30 PM
    Count me in on the Boston area buy. I will take two to four carboys.

Following Stats
Spearo To drink, or not to drink??? That is the....gulp, gulp, gulp. Nevermind! Primary: EdWort's Apfelwein, Scottish Ale Secondary: Conditioning: Oatmeal Stout On the shelf: Copper Ale, Ginger Porter, Sweet Stout (it sucks...future fertilizer)