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Posted in thread: Easy Partial Mash Brewing (with pics) on 09-29-2012 at 05:24 PM
I'm back. Brewing a partial mash Cascadian Dark Ale and I'm using some wild hops for flavor.
These were probably planted shortly after the civil war and were just rediscovered about a
month ago. I hav...
Posted in thread: How does the whole Soda Keg thing work? on 04-17-2010 at 03:29 AM
I keg with pinlock Coke kegs because they are a little shorter and fatter so I can fit two kegs
in my little kegerator. Ball lock Pepsi kegs are thinner and taller. Too tall in fact to allow
two kegs ...
Posted in thread: Dry yeast on 03-20-2010 at 05:03 PM
The last few brews I've done I've mixed either Safale 04 or 05 with Coopers brewers yeast (an
amber, an outmeal stout, and a black IPA). I've had great results. Today I brewed a porter and
threw some ...
Posted in thread: Do I have to do 2.5 gallons for extracts? on 03-03-2010 at 01:45 AM
Just curious if the kits are built specifically for 2.5 gallons of water or can I boil 5-6
gallons to avoid topping off if I have the ability? If so what is the
Posted in thread: Easy Partial Mash Brewing (with pics) on 02-20-2010 at 01:52 PM
It's 6 am and I started my oatmeal stout partial mash. I am excited for this one. It is a kit
from Northern. I wish the kit sellers would develop a program where you could buy partial mash
kits and de...
Posted in thread: Cracked the first homebrew... on 02-13-2010 at 06:29 PM
Nice. I remember my first... She was brown with a great head. Some called it love at first
sight, but I didn't really fall in love until I tasted her. It was amazing...I've never heard
one hiss though...
Posted in thread: Extract Recipe for a Black IPA on 02-04-2010 at 10:37 AM
The Northern Brewer recipe uses 9.5 lbs of dark LME plus some dark specialty grains. This stuff
Posted in thread: Extract Recipe for a Black IPA on 02-04-2010 at 03:07 AM
www.northernbrewer.com has a black IPA kit. It is fermenting in my basement right now. It looks
fabulous! Order that. 5 ounces of hops in the boil and another ounce of dry-hop.Mmmmm
Posted in thread: 1st AG Brew on 01-30-2010 at 05:13 AM
Go fot it. It will be a number of years before I go all-grain due to time. I don't think it is
Posted in thread: 1st brew: All extract or Kit w/grains? on 01-30-2010 at 05:09 AM
I've never done an all extract kit. It is simple to add specialty grains. Go that route.