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Posted in thread: Northern VA home brewers get togehter - Cock and Bowl, Occoquan, VA on 02-25-2012 at 05:02 PM
Are they ok with bringing homebrew to sample?
Posted in thread: Post your "Untappd" user name! on 02-24-2012 at 11:13 PM
Same as my username here: Swillbilly, really cool app.
Posted in thread: Northern VA home brewers get togehter - Cock and Bowl, Occoquan, VA on 02-24-2012 at 06:29 PM
about 3 hours from Hampton Roads, just south of DC
Posted in thread: Northern VA home brewers get togehter - Cock and Bowl, Occoquan, VA on 02-23-2012 at 01:22 PM
15 minutes from the house and still haven't made to the Cock and Bowl. Gotta get down there
Posted in thread: Post your "Untappd" user name! on 10-27-2011 at 01:24 PM
Swillbilly, add and I'll do the same thing.
Posted in thread: Fairfax County, VA water on 10-27-2011 at 01:16 PM
Been brewing with FFX Co tap water for a couple years. Never had an issue with the water. Its
Posted in thread: kombucha cultures? on 12-05-2007 at 01:26 PM
Check out this blog from The Mad Fermentationist. He did a whole series on Kombacha:
Posted in thread: 60 degrees too low to ferment? on 12-04-2007 at 03:46 PM
You'll be happy with the results when fermenting at 60. Also, remember that even though ambient
temp is 60, the actual fermentation temp of the wort is around 5-7 degrees higher. Also, a guy
on the HB...
Posted in thread: combo mash lauter tun on 08-24-2007 at 12:28 PM
Instead of the round picnic cooler, you might want to try something larger like the Igloo Ice
Cube 50-68 qt coolers. Will allow you to do bigger beers or 10 gallon batches in the future.
Posted in thread: Special Bitter Recipe Input Request on 08-20-2007 at 08:54 PM
Definitely use Maris Otter and dump the carapils. Maris Otter, Crystal and Challengers makes
for a damn fine Bitter. Look for an OG around 1.038-41 and finish somewhat on the dry side and
keep the car...