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  • Posted in thread: Flip top problems on 04-11-2008 at 05:04 PM
    I've had the same problem with liter bottles. The first time i used them carbonation was great.
    The second time i used them i made a batch and bottled half in the liter bottles and 1/2 in 12
    oz bottle...

  • Posted in thread: Maximum time in a secondary fermenter? on 04-05-2008 at 03:49 AM
    My last APA i left in secondary for 5 weeks (not planned just happened). Tastes great. I just
    bottled a IPA which sat in primary for 4 weeks (again longer than planned). While i was
    bottling it looked...

  • Posted in thread: Explain your handle / De construct your avatar on 04-05-2008 at 03:38 AM
    I live in VA and am a blues fan. So in the spirit of several old timin' bluesmen i used my
    state to start my name and Brew because well, that is why i am on the site. I plan to up my
    membership once i...

  • Posted in thread: Second beer just not as good?!? on 04-05-2008 at 02:38 AM
    Tonight, I drank a bottle of my homebrew APA (excellent) and then the next beer i drank was a
    Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Now, i'm not saying MY APA is better than Sierra Nevada (it is:rockin:
    ) but the S...

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe Replacement on 04-05-2008 at 01:37 AM
    Like Yooper brew said and according to Brew mag. there is no replacement for simcoe. I would go
    with amarillo as a sub. There is differently a differencd but i am drinking pale ales with both
    simcoe a...

  • Posted in thread: 3 hefe's in one day! on 04-03-2008 at 02:53 AM
    where do you order your yeast from? Last hefe i made with WL300 was not up to snuff. Given the
    flavor and bitterness of hefe, do you really think that the hop variations are needed, my
    novice opinion ...

  • Posted in thread: spruce ale? on 03-30-2008 at 03:42 AM
    I am looking for a good spruce ale recipe (extract or partial mash) to brew? Also, what is the
    taste different in using pine needles instead of spruce?

  • Posted in thread: Strange bottling experience. on 03-30-2008 at 12:54 AM
    the bottle with the crack in it was an amber bottle bought from a LHBS and the bottle that
    broke at the neck was reused from a local brewery. Yea, i didn't think about a hairline
    fracture which sounds...

  • Posted in thread: Strange bottling experience. on 03-29-2008 at 12:05 AM
    I made a very good pale ale (best i have done yet) and bottled in liter bottles, 12 oz bottles
    and grolsch bottles. All of the liter bottles i have opened have had no carbonation but still
    had the sam...

  • Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 03-28-2008 at 11:52 PM
    I attempted to make a cherry hefe about a month ago and there were floaties at the top of my
    bottles. I assumed they were from the cherry extract i used but i guess i will never be sure.
    It case you w...