Latest Home Beer Brewing

Subject Author Posted Replies
 
apple cider newbie question
*sorry about the extra post, at first it went to the wrong place, apologies* Hi I have brewed a few batches of beer, a belgian golden, a framboise and a chocolate coffee stout, all of which turned...
13 years ago 1
 
Whey Beer
I was reading a book yesterday on the history of beer. Apparently during WWI, the Germans had to resort to making beer with odd ingredients, as grains were in short supply. One type of beer the bo...
13 years ago 2
 
Not My Beer
A living Will Is Important To Relationships **A man and his wife were sitting in the living room and he said to her, "Just so you know, I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on ...
13 years ago
 
Newbie Question
I've brewed just one batch successfully, it was a brewhouse wort-in-a-bag type kit and came out very good, in fact it exceeded my expectations. I started a second brewhouse kit and that is coming ...
13 years ago 7
 
Rising Specific gravity
This may sounds a rather stupid qus, but being very new to brewing were really not sure of the problem I know this is a brewing group, but in addition to brewing some beer we decided to have a go a...
13 years ago 5
 
If operating systems were beer
If Operating Systems Were Beer For most IT professionals coffee is the most preferred drink but, directly after that black liquid, beer is a close second AND, it helps when discussing the advantage...
13 years ago 1
 
Question on "Ready" to bottle and Specific Gravity
I just checked my fermenter by tapping off a small bit into my holder that came with the specific gravity hydrometer. I placed the hydrometer into the beer and it went straight to the bottom, not r...
13 years ago 2
 
Brewery links
A new list of breweries in the world has emerged : http://www.food-info.net/links-beer.htm with 1250 links to breweries. Ralf
13 years ago 6
 
very high specific gravity
Just covering my bases in case any of you saw this over at the rec.crafts.brewing group -- don't skin me. Hello folks, I couldn't find an answer after searching for a while so I thought I'd just po...
13 years ago 18
 
The Office Party Guide - The "what not to do" video!
Remember the "mom'isms" that shaped your childhood? (Yes, I realize some of you adults are still being shaped by mom.) Confused about what I am referring to? Take a peek at my list: {{truncated}} ...
13 years ago 1
 
new to bottling
I have been brewing for about a year, have been kegging everything, now i have bottled my first batch, used dextrose to carbonate in bottles,, everything is fine except the beer is a bit sweeter ta...
13 years ago 3
 
Kegs...
Ok, I'm new to kegging. About 7 or 8 batches into kegs to date. Ecstatically happy about not having to wash bottles, but frustrated at getting the pressures right. Either too frothy, or flat. What...
13 years ago 11
 
help with "hard root beer" recipe
I am planning a hard root beer for my next batch. I started with Charlie Papazian's MacJack root beer recipe which suggest 2 oz sassafras bark and 2 oz sarsparilla for a 5 gallon batch. However, in...
13 years ago
 
sweetening cider
My recipe for hard cider is this: 5 -6 gallons of apple cider 5 pounds of brown sugar a little bit of honey champagne yeast. It fermeted for about 2 weeks, and has been clearing nicely for about a...
13 years ago 12
 
Question on Priming/Carbonation
Hello to all again, another question, what the hell else am I good for, eh? When I go to bottle, I am to place a lolly as Coopers video tape calls it, or what is labled a carbonation tablet (whihc ...
13 years ago 4