View Full Version : Anyone do homebrew?

07-26-2012, 10:18
I'm looking for a good recipe.

07-26-2012, 15:45
That's a pretty open question: Style? Full grain or Extract?

07-26-2012, 22:44
I'm looking for a good recipe.

I did for quite a long time, but haven't in @ 4~5 years.

Go here The Cat's Meow WWW page (http://realbeer.com/spencer/cats-meow/top_page.html)
That should get you started...
You're welcome :smiley20:
I take payment in beer :smiley36:


07-27-2012, 07:21
Lot of recipes out there on the internet, my friend. I brew mostly stouts and nut brown ales. My most recent was a coffee stout. I'll halve the coffee amount next time. Tasted too much like a cold cup of coffee, not enough malt and hops flavors.

That Guy
07-27-2012, 09:28
Do you have Charlie Papazian's Complete Joy of Homebrewing?

If not, it's a good read.

My own brewing has mostly been from the partial grain kits so far.

07-27-2012, 09:53
That Guy,

Once you go all-grain, you won't go back. It's not any more complicated than partial. You don't need an expensive rig either. I use the EasyMasher (http://schmidling.com/aysindex.htm) with great success. You just have to drill a hole in your boiling kettle.

07-27-2012, 11:27
Here are a couple more places:

Gambrinus' Mug: Index of all recipes (http://brewery.org/gambmug/gm_index.shtml) My brown ale recipe is the first one in this collection from 96
The Beer Recipator (http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/recipes)

There are more just need to look.

07-27-2012, 16:01

I clicked on a dozen of the early links and all of them failed. Further down the list, the pages were being displayed.

07-28-2012, 15:25
Sorry I haven't looked at them in a while. The Homebrew Digest site (http://hbd.org/) has been collecting old homebrew sites for a while, Gambrinus is from one of my favorites, The Brewery (http://brewery.org/).

08-02-2012, 23:15
I found a great recipe. Even got to try a finished bottle. Is a all grain what beer with agave syrup added to it. I normally keg my beer but someone gave me a bunch of grolsch bottles so I might give that a try.

08-03-2012, 07:30
I wish I had another refridgerator so I could keg, then keep my beer cool. So, I'm stuck bottling, which is a real PITA. Another fridge would also allow me to lager, versus just ales. Finally, it would allow summertime brewing here in Texas. 106 degrees outside, means my air-conditioned house remains around 76-78 degrees, which is not conducive for fermenting nor bottle/keg conditioning.