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Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-29-2016 at 02:45 PM
You can't win if you don't play.
Posted in thread: Important Statement From Midwest Supplies on 09-04-2013 at 01:12 PM
This is humorous. A job listing for a VP of IT/eCommerce at Northern Brewer on July 25th. Also
confirms the merger of Midwest and NB. Talks about David Kidd (he's an Eagle Scout but
apparently didn't ...
Posted in thread: Lurker now Member - Cincinnati Homebrewer on 09-09-2012 at 01:20 PM
Welcome from the middle of the state! You'll find it's less of a hobby than an addiction.
Posted in thread: Good website to buy kits from? on 09-08-2012 at 05:44 PM
I've only been brewing for seven months now. I started out with Midwest kits but switched to
Austin. I found that the AHS kits produced better tasting beer. Now, that could be because of
my methods im...
Posted in thread: Boosting alcohol? on 08-23-2012 at 11:54 PM
AHS has something called a BrewVint alcohol boost that is 55% maltose, 45% glucose that should
add 1% ABV without altering flavor. I've used in two kits from them. Blue Moon knockoff tasted
Posted in thread: best place to by used corney kegs on 07-27-2012 at 10:13 PM
not a real website..It's www.cornykeg.com. Without the "e".
Posted in thread: Do I need a starter for Blue Moon clone? on 07-26-2012 at 11:12 PM
From Fermentis site on US-05:"Re-hydrate the dry yeast into yeast cream in a stirred vessel
prior to pitching. Sprinkle the dry yeast in 10 times its own weight of sterile water or wort
at 27C ± 3C (8...
Posted in thread: Adding oxygen after fermentation starts on 07-16-2012 at 09:34 PM
I know this topic has been discussed before, but my searches have come up empty. I've heard of
some people adding O2 to wort prior to pitching and then again a couple days after fermentation
Posted in thread: Would you folks help me evaluate these pin lock kegs I just bought? on 07-13-2012 at 01:01 AM
Sounds like a steal to me. You could always replace the PRV's for $6-$7 or maybe get a
fermentation lid for one of the kegs.
Posted in thread: Beer in Chicago on 07-06-2012 at 09:24 PM
Was just there last weekend. Some good bars with great tap selections are Oscar Wilde Bar, The
Local Option, Paddy Long's (they had beer and BACON pairings!), and Clark Street Ale House.