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Posted in thread: Does anyone else dislike Abbey ales? on 03-13-2014 at 10:26 PM
I have tried and tried....... but, I just have never been a big fan either. I have had some
that I thought were fine, or maybe even "good." But, none would ever make my "top 100 beers"
list. I think e...
Posted in thread: NHC 2014 - Limit of 6 Entries on 03-13-2014 at 07:00 PM
Mine are scheduled to arrive in KC today..... haven't had a chance to check tracking
though.DortmunderBritish MildScottish 70American BrownJust wait and see now.
Posted in thread: Grain Mills - Your opinion? on 03-13-2014 at 12:22 PM
Monster Mill MM2 gets my vote. Two 1.5" rollers.The slightly more expensive 2" roller model,
the MM2 2.0 may have a marginal edge over the 1.5" one, which you may not notice.I agree with
this. I just ...
Posted in thread: Buying RO water for all-grain? on 03-12-2014 at 04:15 PM
In regard to Walmart RO water - I have sent samples into Ward Labs from our area walmart on two
occasions - Both times the results came back the same. Both times the mineral content was
exactly what I...
Posted in thread: Something is plaguing my beer on 03-12-2014 at 12:38 PM
I also bought a scrubbing brush for the tubing and went to town on them last night just in
case. I would be careful with that - sounds like a good way to scratch up the inside of your
tubing and spre...
Posted in thread: how long did it take you to get good? on 03-11-2014 at 05:55 PM
I have brewed on and off for 18 (ish) years. If I am being honest, I do not feel like I got to
the point where I brewed consistently, really good beer until about 4 years ago.......So, it
took me 14 y...
Posted in thread: Gold medal winner Esb on 03-10-2014 at 12:47 AM
Nice job. What comp. was it? Big fan of english beers myself. Always a nice confirmation of
your work to have unbiased feedback from a competition that indicates your beer is to style and
Posted in thread: Buying a house based on homebrewing convenience? ! on 03-08-2014 at 11:55 PM
When we built our house almost 15 years ago, we put in a "brew room" in the basement..... my
wife was all for it as it got me out of the kitchen and garage. It also contained all my
"stuff" instead of...
Posted in thread: Have any of you considered forming a "nano-brewery?" on 03-07-2014 at 08:07 PM
yeah - I think it would be the other things...... If I could actually be licensed to brew beer
in my basement and sell it at a farmers market or where ever - that would be awesome.However,
it would be...
Posted in thread: So what score in a contest would you consider disappointing? on 03-07-2014 at 12:23 AM
I just got my feedback from my local comp that had a ridiculously low score of 22. This same
beer got a 39 and 37.5 in other competitions during the same week. I have no problem if I get a
low score a...