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  • Posted in thread: 'new old ale' on 12-09-2009 at 02:19 PM
    I'm fermenting a NB-'new old ale'...OG was 1.070...It has been in the ferminter for 1
    week..fermation seemed to stop after 5 days[no bubbles in air lock]..since this is a high
    gravity ale,should I swi...

  • Posted in thread: temps for bottle conditioning on 11-16-2009 at 12:53 PM
    right now,I only have my basement to bottle condition...Is 60 deg. too cold to bottle condition
    ale ?[that is the floor temp]

  • Posted in thread: What's the longest you've ever aged a homebrew? on 05-11-2009 at 01:40 PM
    back on New Years eve,a friend brought 2 bottles of Russian Imperial stout that he found back
    under his basement steps that he bottled in 1992...I wish he could find more as it was
    absolutely FINE !!

  • Posted in thread: where is the "good bottle" list? on 04-16-2009 at 01:29 PM
    AMSTEL bottles are a bitch..lables are like a plastic tape very hard to get off and will not
    cap with my 'wing capper'..bench capper works..just a lot of de-lableing work..

  • Posted in thread: Al Gore is looking to have Beer made illegal on 03-24-2009 at 01:10 PM
    How much CO2 does the average person expel when breathing in a day..??maybe we ought to just
    knock Al Gore off..the co2 saved will make up for the co2 when openning a beers for a long

  • Posted in thread: Explain your handle / De construct your avatar on 03-23-2009 at 03:33 PM
    wbgv+ West'by God'Virginia....

  • Posted in thread: Does cidery taste go away with bottle conditioning? on 03-12-2009 at 06:06 PM
    my pale ale was the same way..after almost 2 weeks in the bottle,I tried 1-UGH..tasted like
    cidery yeast...tried 1 last night[4 weeks conditioning] 1st sip has a very very slight cider
    aftertaste but ...

  • Posted in thread: beer kit ingredients on 03-12-2009 at 03:37 PM
    Thanks, was just my thoughts that english beers should be made with english ingredients
    and american beers with american ingredients..good explaination..thanks

  • Posted in thread: beer kit ingredients on 03-12-2009 at 01:14 PM
    I love ales from the British Isles..I have noticed that a lot of 'kits' for British ales use
    American hops and sometimes American yeasts..If I want a British ale,shouldn't the kit have
    both British ho...

  • Posted in thread: Fun quiz on 03-10-2009 at 06:51 PM
    I got a 71...not too bad for a beginner !