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Posted in thread: Anyone from Long Island on here? on 12-23-2012 at 12:06 AM
I'm in Suffolk county. The link the other poster put up is your best way to best to find out
what's in your water. Most Long Island water is from the aquifer and is usually pretty good for
Posted in thread: What are you drinking for Christmas? on 12-22-2012 at 11:54 PM
For Christmas eve I've got a bottle of Troggs Mad Elf I plan on enjoying and my fiancée's step
day has a bottle of Brooklyn Black Ops I'm hoping he is planning on sharing.
Posted in thread: Homebrewer's Lament on 12-22-2012 at 11:51 PM
That really sucks! I can't imagine being told I can't drink beer while I heal. I'll be sure to
have an extra one in your honor.
Posted in thread: I just drank a cream ale for the first time ever. on 12-22-2012 at 11:48 PM
Best cream ale I've tried is called Kilkinney. It's brewed by Guinness from what I've been
told. Unfortunately there are only two places in the USA where you can get it. One is at the
Rose and Crown i...
Posted in thread: Brewday gone bad - Burned wort? on 12-22-2012 at 11:44 PM
Looks fine from what I can tell. I burned my wort on my second ever batch, turned the whole
thing into carmel. Yours doesn't look too viscous so you might be ok. There is no true way to
tell until you...
Posted in thread: Beer without hops? on 10-06-2012 at 12:38 AM
I recently had a beer in Scotland that used Heather flowers instead of hops in the brew. Very
interesting. Worth giving its try at. Might be a viable alternative.
Posted in thread: Secondary fermenter myth on 09-25-2012 at 01:03 AM
So after talking with some local professional brewers, all of whom used to be/still are home
brewers, told me that there is actually no real benefit to home brewers to using a secondary
Posted in thread: A friend wants to start a micro brewery and restaurant on 09-25-2012 at 12:48 AM
I have to admit I have thought about opening a brewery. I have to admit I have not been brewing
long enough to actually do it yet but it's kinda a dream. Would a hundred gallons at a time
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 09-25-2012 at 12:28 AM
Planning on a Rye PA with some toasted oak chips and coriander in the fermenter. Brewing from a
partial mash kit and messing with it. Can't wait for it to be done!
Posted in thread: Brewing with new neighbors. on 09-25-2012 at 12:24 AM
I agree, if you have a bunch of neighbors who are not brewers themselves you will probably find
the, to be more of a hindrance. I'd suggest brew the beer than have your neighbors over for a