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    Brewing my first Hefe Saturday...

    Hey all, As the title states, I am brewing my first Hefeweizen this weekend and I'm looking to see if there is anything I should watch out for, or things that I should do differently to help make a better beer. I havent picked up my yeast yet so those suggestions would be appreciated as well...
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    Brew Day set for tomorrow. Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone, Suggestions??

    So tomorrow I'm going to be brewing the common Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone recipe that is found both on here and on BYO. I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions or issues that they have run in to when brewing this clone? I know it is a fairly common beer to clone so just trying to avoid...
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    East Coast, Rodanthe NC Trip in March. What should I Try??

    As the title states I will be taking a trip out to Cape Hatteras and staying on the beach in Rodanthe, NC. i'm hoping there are some staple brews from the area I can find and try out. Possible bring some back if I don't drink them all. I prefer Imperial Stouts, Dopplebocks, and Barleywines...
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    Had my first Screw up with AG.....Well kinda...Not Really

    So I was brewing my first Nut Brown yesterday morning which is only my second AG batch and everything was going as to plan. After collecting my pre-boil volume from the MLT I took my pre-boil gravity reading and found it to come out REALLY low (1.038). Supposed to be around 1.046. After thinking...
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    First AG Brew Day set for Saturday... Wish Me Luck!

    Hey all, as stated I'm taking the leap into All-Grain starting on Saturday. I bought all my ingredients last night from my LHBS for my Scotch Ale. Tonight I have to finish up my MLT Cooler but it didn't leak last night. Excited for the new endeavor, but hopefully I won't have too many screw ups...
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    Tried the first bottle of my RIS last night!

    Tried the first bottle of my RIS last night. it has only been in bottles for two weeks after sitting in the secondary for two months. (I can never wait to try the first one) Still only about half way carbonated with no head, but DAMN! I did an excellent job!:mug: I'll probably have a few on...
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    Bottled my first RIS LAST NIGHT.

    After about a month and a half in the secondary and after aging in bourbon soaked chips, I transferred my first Imperial Stout into bottles last night. It tastes damn good so far I might add. A little less "roasty" than I had expected but that may change with more aging. It is still young but I...
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    Slightly Sour Oatmeal Stout

    So, I am about 7 batches in. Some have been great, others just OK. My current brew in bottles is the Midwest Supplies Oatmeal Stout kit that I brewed back in the beginning of Oct. The only addition I made was that I added a bit more chocolate malt (4oz) the last 10min of the boil. It say in the...
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