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Posted in thread: Finally back to brewing! on 02-11-2010 at 10:33 PM
It's been over 6 months since I last got to brew. Getting married took all of my time and money
for a little while. I decided to ease my way back in with my first all grain, my first batch
Posted in thread: Possibly infected Haus Pale Ale on 06-17-2009 at 03:29 PM
I was completely being paranoid. Looked in this morning and there was a layer of bubbles over
the top. obviously just co2. Guess it is still fermenting. Guess I'll have to wait to bottle
for a few mor...
Posted in thread: Possibly infected Haus Pale Ale on 06-16-2009 at 04:28 PM
Thanks for the advice Revvy. I'm going to start reading those posts now. This is only my third
batch of beer, but I have been trying to absorb all I can about making great beer. My Vanilla
Cream Ale t...
Posted in thread: whoa, i made beer. on 06-16-2009 at 04:11 PM
It's a great feeling! I have 5 beers left from my first batch, and the second is bottle
conditioning now. I think with only my 3rd and 4th batch in primaries I have now spent over
$150 this month on b...
Posted in thread: Possibly infected Haus Pale Ale on 06-16-2009 at 03:52 PM
Cool deal, I am hoping that is all it is. I will be taking pics of it tonight, if it seems to
be getting larger. If not I'm going to bottle it. :p I need to go get more bottles and caps, so
I will als...
Posted in thread: Possibly infected Haus Pale Ale on 06-16-2009 at 03:23 PM
Just tried this recipe and I think I may have infected it. :( I did the extract version of it,
and it has been in my primary (an Ale Pail) for 9 days now. It popped the airlock on day 2 and
I had to c...
Posted in thread: Hops nibbled on... here and there... on 06-11-2009 at 03:26 PM
Hmm, Can't grow hops where I am at, but I have had something similar happen to my jalapeno's. I
believe the culprit to be snails in my case. Not sure if they are fond of hops though.
Posted in thread: A Keezer is Born on 06-11-2009 at 03:01 PM
Wow, that would go great in my bar. I see stuff like this and I want to build it! Unfortunately
I have to save for the wedding before I save for the hobby. Your Keezer looks awesome!
Posted in thread: Need a pseudonym for writing a weekly beer review on 06-11-2009 at 02:55 PM
I P Stout? :pSeriously, how about M G Porter. Not only a play on Mel Gibson's character from
Payback, but also A style of beer. :D
Posted in thread: What is a Homebrew worth? on 06-11-2009 at 02:46 PM
Thanks for all the advice. I'll definitely invite him over and see the pump in action. My
problem isn't really in giving the beer away. I am more than happy to give him a fair share,
especially since ...