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Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-16-2012, 12:09 AM
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Posted By JGarner
I have used the tap a draft for almost a year. I...

I have used the tap a draft for almost a year. I love it. I don't have the space for a keezer, and I really don't go through enough beer to justify it. Plus, you can buy a styrofoam cooler and cut...
Forum: American Ale 01-15-2012, 02:28 PM
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Views: 142,196
Posted By JGarner
FWIW...I fermented my last batch at 58, and I...

FWIW...I fermented my last batch at 58, and I definitely felt like I picked up some `peachiness` from the yeast. With that being said, I have had a couple people tell me it was my best work so...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-14-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,720
Posted By JGarner
Why stay away from the epsom salts...what are the...

Why stay away from the epsom salts...what are the negative effects? When I play around with that ezwater calculator...I can't get all the levels in the green range without epsom salts. Do you use...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-13-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By JGarner
Thanks, im going to try that

Thanks, im going to try that
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-13-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By JGarner
Just out of curiosity, what do you add in? I buy...

Just out of curiosity, what do you add in? I buy my grains from brewers connection, and they give a pack of salts away with each recipe....but I have no idea what's in them. (Just trying to improve)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-12-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,343
Posted By JGarner
FWIW...I have been fermenting in a water bath in...

FWIW...I have been fermenting in a water bath in an ice cube cooler...bought it at home depot for $40...bought some foam board and made a lid to fit a carboy..3 frozen 16 oz water bottles..changed...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-06-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By JGarner
I crushed the graham crackers and put them in the...

I crushed the graham crackers and put them in the mash. The film was very fine...if the beer was lighter like a pale or amber, I dont think I would have even noticed it. I have searched the forums...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-06-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By JGarner
My first infection?

I bottled a batch of Graham cracker ale on Wednesday. I noticed a very thin film on top of the beer that appeared like it may have something to do with the graham crackers so I didn't freak out. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-08-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By JGarner
My first 2 batches were drinkable at best (both...

My first 2 batches were drinkable at best (both all extract) I switched to AG on the stovetop a la deathbrewer and made a caramel amber ale that turned out awesome ( I would choose it over any...
Forum: American Ale 03-05-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 142,196
Posted By JGarner
Well I finally made it 3 weeks in the bottle....

Well I finally made it 3 weeks in the bottle. This is by far the best beer I have made and is tops as far as an amber goes. I had some Full Sail amber in the fridge to compare it to and this is...
Forum: Scottish and Irish Ale 02-28-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,603
Posted By JGarner
Just out of curiosity, what did you ferment at?

Just out of curiosity, what did you ferment at?
Forum: Scottish and Irish Ale 02-24-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,603
Posted By JGarner
Finally! I have been waiting for someone with...

Finally! I have been waiting for someone with adequate beer knowledge to come up with this. How did it turn out? This one is definitely on deck for me.
Forum: American Ale 02-14-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 142,196
Posted By JGarner
I bottled a batch of this that I brewed a few...

I bottled a batch of this that I brewed a few weaks ago. I ended up with a FG of 1.006. I hit the OG on the nose as well as my mash temp. Has anyone else experienced this or know what would cause...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-03-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By JGarner
How does boilover affect the taste?

My first brew was an American Wheat extract kit from LHBS. It is about six weeks old right now and although it is drinkable (I have already drank 1/3 of it) it is definitely not on the rebrew list....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-30-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By JGarner
FWIW...I did my first BIAB today. A 3 gallon...

FWIW...I did my first BIAB today. A 3 gallon batch of Caramel amber ale that I found a recipe for on this site. I did it using 5 gallon paint strainer bags from home depot and a 5 gallon economy ss...
Forum: American Ale 01-30-2011, 02:04 PM
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Views: 142,196
Posted By JGarner
Well, I am having my first go at AG today with...

Well, I am having my first go at AG today with this recipe...wish me luck. Making the candy syrup was a hoot...I can't seem to stop testing it to make sure its holding its flavor..lol..will report...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By JGarner
Well I took Iron city's advice and bought a six...

Well I took Iron city's advice and bought a six pack of Oak Creek nut brown ale last night. It was tasty...but I don't see myself ever having more than one in a sitting so I am going to go with the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By JGarner
Wow. Thanks for all the quick responses. This...

Wow. Thanks for all the quick responses. This forum is awesome! Fat Tire was the first craft beer I ever tasted...loved it. it was all I drank for a while. I think Im going to do a Fat Tire...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By JGarner
Next brew recomendation

Hello all. I am going to try a partial mash for my next brew and was looking at the kits and recipes from AHS. I have a couple of questions. First, I did some searching to find out what yeast fuel is...
Forum: Introductions 01-20-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 19
Posted By JGarner
First brew finally finished!

Hello all. I've been browsing this forum for a couple months now (since I got my Xmas present) and I figured I should introduce myself now that I am sure to get involved in the forums. I got an...
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