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eBay: Brew Your Own magazine - 3-year subscription, $10
Not likely at all, so I wouldn't trust the link enough to click on it and take any chances; some websites can now automatically install malware on your computer. At the very least, you're likely to...
12 years ago 3
 
(Beer King??) mini-keg system. UK
Hi I notice that several homebrew shops in the UK are selling 5 litre mini-keg systems (made by Beer King I think). As the party season is fast approaching and scrounging friends always ask if I am...
12 years ago
 
Updates re my "Pumpkin Ale" and also the new "Red" hops I tried
Bottled three batches yesterday: the remnants of my batch of Oatmeal Stout (half of which I spilled down the bathtub in a mishap I messed around with the whole soaking spices in vodka before and found...
12 years ago 7
 
airlock relatively quiet, but yeast cake still active in primary
Hi all. Brewing an English Bitter and I've had it in the primary for four days now and fermentation has quieted significantly, but there are still small eruptions of yeast cake in the trub, indicating...
12 years ago
 
Storing hop pellets -- what about freezing in water
My LHBS is supposed to be ordering two one-pound bulk packages of pellet hops for me, if he can get them. He quoted $24/pound which seemed good since he is already charging $2/ounce and indications...
12 years ago 8
 
Anyone ever heard of "Red" hops?
I brewed a few batches last week and in one of them I used a sample of hops that were sent to my by a commercial herbalist on the Internet -- "The Raven's Nest" -- which she referred to merely as "Red...
12 years ago 6
 
question about soaking pistachios in vodka to make a nutty beer with the essence
Hi, I've set some 2 cups of pistachios soaking in about 250ml of vodka but it appears to have all soaked into the nuts now. I put the (hopefully) airtight container in the fridge, would this have...
12 years ago
 
Racking into secondary... bubbles!
I'm very new to the hobby, and this is my second brew. I purchased and brewed a canned malt wheat brew. When I pitched the yeast, the head rose nearly to the top, and then dropped after several days....
12 years ago 1
 
Broke my first carboy ... and then things got even worse
Well, it was probably bound to happen eventually, and today I broke my first carboy while cleaning it; but I guess that's not bad for over 10 years brewing and probably a hundred plus batches. I...
12 years ago 8
 
should I bottle now/how much priming sugar?
Hi, I've made a dark chocolate stout using four cans of Toohey's extract (2xclassic, 2xdark), plus 2kg of sugar and 250g of cocoa powder. The start gravity was off the scale and estimated at 1200, and...
12 years ago
 
IMPORTANT Caution re possible Phishing or Malware re beer groups
This is an important warning to all homebrewers. There is a strong possibility that someone is harvesting email addresses from one or more homebrewing forums and is using a fake website to plant...
12 years ago 3
 
Soot on bottom of kettle
I use a outdoor propane turkey fryer for my kettle. For a long time now I've been getting a bit of soot on the bottom of my pot -- not the entire bottom, but a few spots that create a lot of extra...
12 years ago 7
 
Pitching new yeast to stuck ferm: Concerns
Hi Everyone. I did a Doppelbock 12 days ago. Pitched a packet of BrewFerm. Fermentation got off well, and I even did a 2-day D-rest last week at the mid 60's F. Well, it's been back to a 50F temp now...
12 years ago
 
FS: Brewing Equipment in Oklahoma
OK I have taken a closer at all of my brewing equipment and I have A few more items that I need to add include the following: 1 - Carbonator Cap works with a three liter bottle $10 1 - CO2 Injector...
12 years ago
 
Professor Baetsle
If anyone is interested in a lecture about beer brewing from an official Belgian professor in beer brewing, you can apply for a one day course on saturday 13 october 2007 in the " Kolpinghuis" in...
12 years ago