Monthly Archives: February 2011

Beer Cellar

share   Thinking about getting a freezer and a digital temperature control to use as a beer cellar for my garage… Any Suggestions?

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Presidents Day = 10gallon Brew Day

share   Presidents Day means I get a day off of work! It also means I have time to Brew another beer! Using Northern Brewer (Phat Tyre Ale Kit) x2 to Brew a 10 gallon batch of what I’m going … Continue reading

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Beer Advocate

share   Bought a subscription to Beer Advocate ( @BeerAdvocate ) the other day… Looking forward to the first issue!

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Bottling Front Row Stout

share   Bottled on 2/12/11 … Hope I’m not rushing things along… But I thought it tasted good and all it needed was some carbonation. Here is a picture of a few bottled 22’s.

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Taste test… Front Row Stout

share   I almost forgot… I tasted my Front Row Stout the other day and it tasted very good I think … especially for my first attempt… I think the wyeast Irish Ale smack pack did it’s job great.  My … Continue reading

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share   My OG after boil was around 1.053 adjusted for temp. for my dry Irish stout. After a week in the primary I decided to rack the beer… Transferring it to the secondary carboy… Primary really kicked off fast … Continue reading

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Currently Reading…

share   Currently Reading… How to Brew: Everything You Need To Know To Brew Beer Right The First Time (9780937381885): John J. Palmer: Books.

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Added Groups and Forums to the site!

share   I’ve added groups and forums… Users should now be able to register and start their own conversations on

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My Equipment list

share   I got a few things a little larger than need for a beginner or not needed for extract brewing (false bottom) so I’ll be ready to try my hand at extract brewing when the time comes.  I brewed … Continue reading

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