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Jeff Louella's Discussions

Iron Brewer Smack Talk
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Louella Sep 25, 2013.

Kombucha
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Sodano Jun 14.

Looking for some Copper
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Louella Dec 3, 2012.

 

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Craig Peacock replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled
"Joe Canal's, Rt 1 Lawrenceville, NJ does exchange.  "
Sep 25
Craig Peacock replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled
"Just got my 5# CO2 tank filled and it was $15.  They will also do mixed gas but I don't know how much because I don't have that, yet."
Sep 25
Jeff Louella replied to Natalie DeChico's discussion ALEiens WORK SHIRT Preorders!
"Nat, I would love one too. Size: Large Embroidered: Jeff Louella I will get you the cash ASAP.  Jeff"
Aug 7
Russ J replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled
"Cattani's US 1 Beer at 305 W Lincoln Hwy, Penndel, PA 19047 charges about $17 for 5#. A little more but hours are good, including Sundays and you keep your tank."
Jul 7
Russ Clayton replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled
"Figured that I'd add another to the list for folks on my side of town... The Beverage Zone 198 Lincoln Hwy, Ste 6 Fairless HIlls, PA  19030 215-949-9903 $13.99, 5# exchange        Open on Sunday"
Jul 6
Mike Sodano replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Kombucha
"Jeff, I have a friend with an organic food store upstate who has been asking me about kombucha.  I sent her the link to your presentation. Do you have any available SCOBY's?"
Jun 14
Craig Peacock replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled
"I go to Kennedy Welding on Perry Street, Trenton on my lunch break because their hours are: M-F 7:30-4:30, but I live and work close by. "
Apr 29
Russ Clayton replied to Jeff Louella's discussion Places to Get Your CO2 Tank Filled
"Thanks."
Apr 29

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Gueuze, Vienna Lager, Stout, DIPA

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How I Am Storing Bulk Grains

Earlier this month, I got to take part in a bulk grain buy on Homebrew Talk. I picked up two 55lb sacks of 2-row base malt. Now that I got these grains, I was trying to figure out how to store them. I think I would be ok just leaving them in the bags until used, but I think the bags are vulnerable. I am keeping them down in my basement. My basement is not finished and could get wet if we had wicked rainstorms.…

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Posted on December 18, 2010 at 11:23pm — 1 Comment

State liquor sell-off to be ‘top priority’

State Liquor Sell-Off To Be ‘Top Priority’


Gov.-elect Tom Corbett hasn’t taken over the governor’s mansion yet, but he already has a battle on his hands as he tries to privatize the state’s liquor sales — something two of his predecessors tried but failed to do.


Already in favor of the move, Corbett now says there now is the political will to sell off the state’s…
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Posted on November 15, 2010 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Building an Airlock to Ferment in a Corny Keg

I was lucky enough to take part in a small group that obtained a Bourbon Barrel for the use of aging beer. For our first batch, we brewed an Abbey Dubbel and I contributed 10 gallons to fill the 55 Gallon Barrel. The beer aged in the barrel for about 4 months until we pulled the Dubbel and replaced it with a Russian Imperial Stout. This left me with 2 5gallon corny kegs full of Abbey Dubbel.



Since I had 2 kegs of the same beer, I wanted to do something different in one of them. I… Continue

Posted on March 6, 2010 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

February Meeting - It's all about the Hops!



Hop Discussion

The February meeting’s topic will be all about HOPS. For anyone who knows me, this is one of my favorite subjects. I will be doing a presentation outlining hop varietals and characteristics, hop chemistry, different ways to use hops, and growing your own hops. I will also be serving different varieties of hop teas to evaluate hop aromas/tastes and giving away a couple ounces of hops from my private hop collection.



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Posted on February 12, 2009 at 2:00pm — 12 Comments

Sly Fox's Brian O'Reilly At Our Next Meeting

This is the first ever ALEiens Pro Brewer Forum



Brian O'Reilly, the Head Brewer at Sly Fox, will be visiting the ALEiens and discussing Sly Fox beers and brewing. Jeff Lavin has ordered us a bunch of Sly Fox beers for the lecture and tasting. There will be 2 Sly Fox beers on tap (Gang aft Agley and Saison Vos) as well as 4 different 750ml Bottles.



There were 2 cases of the 750ml Bottles ordered and I would… Continue

Posted on January 23, 2009 at 2:56pm — 4 Comments

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At 12:39am on March 24, 2012,
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Jeffrey Lewis
said…

Hi Jeff,

It's Jeff, I guess nothing special is happening Tuesday!?  Oh well, I guess we'll be tasting each others beer...what a shame.  Sorry I can't think of anything.

 

Jeff

At 9:41am on October 26, 2011, Russell Acevedo said…
thanks Jeff, just attended my 1st meeting yesteday eve. Had a great time, learned some new stuff & sampled some great beers!
At 12:19am on September 27, 2011, Tom August said…
Hey Jeff, Thanks for your help hope to have a beer with you sometime. Tom
At 12:10pm on April 13, 2011, John Hudome said…

Hi Jeff,

Thanks for the friend add. I will keep you in mind and I WILL have lots of questions. I intend to brew for the first time within the next few weeks (maybe this coming weekend).

John

At 8:49pm on December 21, 2010, Matthew Nathanson said…
Thanks for the welcome, Jeff!  Happy homebrewing! -Matt
At 4:16pm on December 21, 2010, Drew Rigler said…
Thanks Jeff! Looking forward to being part of a great group and making some good brews!
At 4:30pm on November 30, 2010, Thomas J Farley said…
thanks dude
At 3:58pm on August 13, 2010, Scott Murray said…
Thanks for the welcome Jeff!
At 5:50pm on June 1, 2010, Joe Vogelbacher said…
Thank you! I'm excited to be part of the club. This is a nice site you put together. I came across it when looking for some information about building a mash tun. Do you happen to know anybody that could point me in the right direction? I'm interested in building one from an old half keg. I also need a larger brew pot and hot liquor tank so I was thinking of building a three keg system. A point in the right direction would be much appreciated. Cheers!
At 4:56pm on May 20, 2010, Karissa said…
Thanks for the warm welcome!
 
 
 

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