Happy Holidays to one and all! I have never had an Anchor Steam brew before and was lucky to be at a Christmas Eve party this year and they had a keg of it. Well I love this beer and of course now I want to take a poke at brewing it. However from what I'm reading it is made with a lager yeast which ferments at 58 degrees and I don't have refrigeration to accommodate my carboy (not yet anyways :).
Added by Matthew Nathanson on December 21, 2010 at 8:58pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Todd Kimmell on December 8, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments
Just a reminder to all you ALEiens, tickets for the craft brew fest go on Sale Dec. 6. The event is march 5, 2011.
Maybe we can organize to go as a group or something?
Also, the past few years I've volunteered to do setup on friday. That means taking a day off of work, but if you have the time to take it's worth it. It's usually it's not too labor intensive, hanging…Continue
Added by Michael Czekner on December 1, 2010 at 8:43pm — No Comments