[GLLUG] Penguicon Beer Brewing

Dan DeSloover zifferent at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 5 16:42:32 EDT 2008

Clay Dowling wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Sep 2008, Dan DeSloover wrote:
> I would definitely welcome your input, and if you wanted to come out to
> our brew sessions that would be great.

I'd love to. I'll have to find some time.

>  I know just enough to be
> dangerous, so a more experienced hand to offer some guidance and catch the
> stupid mistakes would be good.

I hope you are unaware that most of my knowledge is either book knowledge;
stuff gleaned off of people that own a brew kit (I'm working on it), or
from my own experimentation on the fermentation side of the equation.

>> Ales are easier and you could do something like an IPA, an Amber and
>> Kolsh
>> (a golden colored, clean flavored German ale, more like the Pilsner)?
> Kolsh might be workable.  I have a problem brewing a beer I won't drink,
> and I won't drink an IPA.  I find that chewing on the hops flowers
> directly has the same effect and takes considerably less effort.
> Amber recipe that I use is very good, but we would be going head to head
> with the Rochester Red that the con serves, and I don't see any point in
> duplicating effort.  Especially since mine probably won't be as good,
> owing to the inferior brewer.

One of my personal favorites is cider. And it's dead simple to make. A
cider/mead put down in the next few months will be ready by May.

> Clay

Dan DeSloover
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