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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
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.