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I had no idea of the diastatic power of malted barley
I was just watching a recorded show which includes a segment from the Yuengling brewery, which includes this statement: Reporter: "The malt is transferred to a mash tun where it's mixed with boiled...
12 years ago 20
 
Brewing with a Conical Fermenter
I am looking for techniques used brewing with Conical Fermenters. I have some people boil and load up the conical and do their primary and secondary in the conical, No sparging, just mashing out on...
12 years ago
 
Best ingredients to make a stronger beer
Hi all, I'm new to this group and I have been a home brewer for about a year or so. I'm just wondering what would you recommend putting into a beer to make it stronger? Do you put more sugar in or...
12 years ago 1
 
If you buy online ... where and could you share your experiences???
Hello All, I am getting ready to plunk down some cash and get into the home brewing hobby. My local brewing shop (abt 15 miles up the road), doesn't have a very good selection of starter kits so I'm...
12 years ago 1
 
Genesee Cream Ale???
Does anyone have a recipe for Genesee Cream Ale (brewed in Pennsylvania). I used to drink this everytime I went out there on vacation, and loved it. Since I'm from the midwest, I would like to come up...
12 years ago 2
 
bullion hop substitute?
hi folks, i'm just getting back into brewing after taking a hiatus due to a move. i'm looking at a recipe for imperial stout i made several years ago that calls for bullion hops. well it seems these...
12 years ago 1
 
A Newbie wants to know about MR.BEER
Hi all! I'm seriously interested in finding out any pro's or con's on the MR. BEER kit...I've been reading BREW magazine and never finding anything at all talking so I figure this has got to be the...
12 years ago 3
 
Help!
I brewed my 3rd homebrew tonight and ran into to a problem. All 3 have been extract kits and the 1st two went great and taste better. The 3rd (Brewer's Best Holiday Ale) was going fine until I checked...
12 years ago 4
 
Hop shortages seems to be some incentive for hop growing
Recently there has been a pretty good rush to join my 'Grow-Hops' group -- 34 new members in the past week to bring the total to 442 members -- with _many_ of them expressing interest primarily due to...
12 years ago 14
 
How many brewers are abusing their kettles to fry a turkey for Thanksgiving?
Well, I'm getting ready to fry a turkey in my 'turkey fryer' (aka 'beer kettle'). Since that's what it was given to be for as a gift some years ago, I'd have a hard time explaining to SHMBO that I...
12 years ago 14
 
My first time to have 5 full carboys at the same time :-)
Well, after a three-batch partigyle a couple of days ago, I now have five carboys full of beer. I'll bottle two of the carboys this weekend and perhaps brew again to refill them. I still have a little...
12 years ago 5
 
'Homebrewers' Team is celebrating its second birthday today
Two years ago, on 11/21/05, I formed the 'Homebrewers' international grid computing team on the World Community Grid -- an IBM project. I now wish to express my thanks to the various homebrewers who...
12 years ago
 
re: brewing software - another question
Hi Reading Bill Velek's post on brewing software has prompted me to ask a question that, admittedly, crops up regularly in the homebrew NGs but hasn't been mentioned for a while. What on earth has...
12 years ago 7
 
Brewing Software: any recommendations?
Brewing Software: any recommendations? For the past year I have been using BeerToolsPro, and after devoting probably more than a hundred hours in usage and in trying to help the developers identify...
12 years ago 7
 
I'm a happy brewer -- just got a great deal on a bulk order of malt
Well, after about six weeks or so without the usual 2-row pale malt I use -- because my LHBS was constantly out -- and after patiently waiting for three weeks after joining in on a bulk order with my...
12 years ago 6