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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,Bob...it 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 !