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Posted in thread: Recipe critique - Rye IPA on 11-20-2008 at 12:46 PM
Correct, I used EdWort's as a framework, had to scale back a little to accomidate my 5gal MLT.
I am pretty sure I like Chinook (love SN Celebration Ale) and I loved Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye
so I figu...
Posted in thread: Recipe critique - Rye IPA on 11-19-2008 at 07:14 PM
All,Trying to put together a recipe for a rye IPA. This is what I have come up with so far. I
would appreciate your comments and suggestions!!!Type: All GrainBatch Size: 5.00 galBoil Size:
6.00 gal Bo...
Posted in thread: Favorite WINTER beer? on 11-17-2008 at 02:49 AM
Just cracked my first ever bottle of SNCA 15 min ago... It is delicious I must say!! That being
said I enjoy an IPA all year round, and in that category Bear Republic Racer 5 is hard to beat
Posted in thread: Fredericksburg Homebrew Supplies on 10-27-2008 at 07:15 PM
I just noticed this thread... Roxbury is down the street from me and is a great place to pick
up odd ands ends (DME/airlocks, etc.) Does anybody know if they will crush grain? I haven't
invested in a ...
Posted in thread: HBT... my story (and why beer is taking over my apartment) on 10-21-2008 at 05:32 AM
First off... I may have had 1 too many Apfelwein's....All off you (I was going to say guys but
then I remembered all off the great advice from Yooper) have done more to foster and encourage
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 09-29-2008 at 02:25 AM
Just tried my first batch of Apfelwein:5 gal white house apple juice1 pound brown sugarEC-1118
yeastPrimary 4 weeks, primed with 5oz dextrose, its been in the bottle for a week. Just chilled
one down ...
Posted in thread: Best Beer Bars in America on 09-15-2008 at 01:19 PM
The Bier Garden in Portsmouth, VA sports a beer menu of over 300 selections and has one of the
most educated bar/waitstaff of any place I've ever been. (Not to mention pretty good Bavarian
Posted in thread: Brew kettle spigot sanitation on 09-10-2008 at 03:16 PM
I am currently doing 3 gal extract boils but want to switch to full volume boils.I am looking
at brew kettles with a spigot so that I can drain the wort directly into the fermenter. I am
using a home-...
Posted in thread: IPA/Weiss Hybrid on 08-27-2008 at 01:33 PM
Last christmas (before I started homebrewing) I was in NYC and took the opportunity to visit
the Brookyln Brewery. At the bar they had a limited edition, draft only beer that I believe
they called "ho...
Posted in thread: Acetobacter Infection? on 08-25-2008 at 03:59 PM
Just wanted to point out - I never said I "knew" what was wrong with the beer, or that it was
in fact an acetobacter infection. I am however a working chemist and I know what vinegar smells