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    Beer Challenge: Firestone Union Jack vs Sierra Nevada Torpedo

    I'm going with two great IPA's from two very well respected micro breweries. Who wins this battle and why? Firestone vs Sierra Nevada...let the games begin. vs
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    Difference between Porter and Stout?

    Can anyone help me out on this? Have always wondered what the difference was.
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    Cheap equipment? Planning to move on from Mr. Beer

    Hey guys...just bottled my last batch of Mr. Beer, the Weizenbier which I'm looking forward to trying in 3-4 weeks. However I don't plan to stay with Mr Beer as I want to make some bigger batches...the 2.5 gallon just isn't cutting it. Was wondering where I can get the cheapest and best...
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    Rdwhahb ?

    LMAO...the real answer didn't come until page 4. Thanks for spoiling the fun there, Eddie. lol
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    Lager Vs. Ale

    From what I understand a lager is bottom fermenting and at a cooler temperature whereas ales are top fermenting (meaning the yeast is at the top of the fermenter) and at a higher temp. As far as taste goes...I asked this not too long ago. It seems that ales are a bit hoppier whereas lagers have...
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    Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions

    The next batch I make I want to go for a really strong, high alcohol beer. I want to stick with Mr. Beer for a couple more brews before I put my big boy pants on and get all the right equipment and start brewing for real. What do you guys recommend for a good Mr. Beer with high alcohol, and...
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    Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions

    I tasted it...doesn't seem sweet at all. I might give it another week just to be safe...but damn, I really want to bottle it up right now! lol
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    Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions

    Quick question. I know many say to leave your beer in the fermenter for as long as possible to create the highest quality beer...does that hold true with Mr. Beer as well? I have Weizenbier in the fermenter right now. Today is the 16th day. Can I go ahead and bottle it up or should I wait a bit...
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    Anyone know where I can find Krueger beer?

    My family's last name is Krueger and I came across a cool sign that said "Ask for Krueger ale beer." I thought it was pretty cool and I have found all kinds of cool stuff online that you can buy. Coasters, cans, signs....but no actual BEER! Just wondering if anyone has heard of this and if so...
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    Are pale ales hoppier than lagers?

    Oh yeah...I've noticed IPA's are really hoppy. One of my favorites is the Firestone Union Jack. If you haven't tried it I highly recommend it. Drinking the California Ale right now from Firestone and it's also really good.
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    Are pale ales hoppier than lagers?

    Still trying to learn my different beers. From what I understand there are two main types of beer. Ales and lagers...with of course many different styles of each. From what I can taste it seems like pale ales are much hoppier than any lagers I've tasted.
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    3rd batch! Weizenbier!

    Hey guys...just started my 3rd batch of brew. I have the Mr. Beer kit and went ahead and got the Weizenbier since I'm a fan of wheat beer. Any ideas or suggestions to making it better. It's been sitting in the keg for 10 days now...but unlike my other 2 batches I want to get rid of that...
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    Anyone tried Sam Adams Longshot Double IPA?

    Been on the IPA kick lately and have been trying different ones. My latest favorite is Firestone Union Jack IPA, I reccommend this to everyone. Saw the Sam Adams Longshot Double IPA online but haven't seen it in the stores. Was wondering if anyone has tried it?
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    Firestone Solace

    Anyone living on the west coast that knows Firestone brewery...you have got to get their new seasonal that just came out! Solace is one of the best tasting beers I've ever had. They're not sure if they are going to continue with this seasonal but they are making it through August and I highly...
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    Froze my beer

    Had some people over yesterday and they wanted to try my Vienna Lager home brew. So to chill it fast I threw 3 bottles in the freezer. Drank 2 last night (which they liked by the way, whoo hoo!) but forgot about one. This morning I open the freezer to grab my box of waffles and there sits a...
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