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  • Posted in thread: To Blend or Not to Blend? on 12-09-2012 at 04:19 PM
    Hi all. I have an Northern Brewer Oud Bruin Kit that has been in primary for 12 months. Getting
    ready to consider bottling it but was also considering making a blend. Wanted to hear other
    people's sug...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie with Problems with Basic Mozzarella on 10-31-2012 at 02:08 AM
    I purchased a thirty minute mozzarella kit, but had difficulties with making it. Before I
    progress further with a hobby that I have spent lots of time considering entering, I want to
    see any advice on...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone try Sturm? on 10-24-2012 at 09:41 AM
    Thanks for your replies. Federweisser is effectively the German version of Sturm, from what
    I've gathered. While you are stating that it doesn't keep, and is really a seasonal treat as a
    result, you c...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone try Sturm? on 10-23-2012 at 11:29 AM
    I just returned from a trip to Austria and Italy. In Austria, it is Sturm season. Sturm is a
    young austrian wine that is fermented only slightly and is therefore very sweet. I doubt it has
    much of an ...

  • Posted in thread: Oud Bruin and Sour Beer Newbie on 09-16-2012 at 01:10 PM
    Well, it's been nine months on primary. Not too much longer. Considering moving it to secondary
    now, or to wait awhile longer. The oud bruin doesn't have much of a pellicide but does have a
    thin layer...

  • Posted in thread: Laziness and Not Bottling Cider on 09-16-2012 at 01:00 PM
    I have lots of experience brewing, but little with cider. I made my first batch in April, but
    never bottled it. It's been in the primary and am worried that after 5 months, it is not going
    to taste so...

  • Posted in thread: Is a 10+ year old beer drinkable on 05-20-2012 at 09:01 PM
    Drinking it is the only way to tell and I will give it a try. Just hope I don't lose my vision.

  • Posted in thread: Problem: Moving with a sour beer on 05-20-2012 at 08:59 PM
    Found out my landlord is raising my rent by $200 a month. This a year after it was raised $250
    the year before. It's just too much for me to pay and I have to move.Problem is I have been
    aging a Oud B...

  • Posted in thread: Is a 10+ year old beer drinkable on 05-20-2012 at 08:52 PM
    I found two bottles of Fullers Vintage Ale, one from 1999 and one from 2001. Still perfectly
    sealed still present.Any danger in drinking a beer this old? Found it at my parents from before
    I moved awa...

  • Posted in thread: Looking to make a complex strong dark beer on 04-14-2012 at 03:59 AM
    While my two fermenters are bubbling away (an Oud Bruin and a cider), I'm planning on brewing
    my next beer and would like some recipe suggestions for my research. Oh, and I can only make
    ales (no lage...