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Posted in thread: LBS is missing ingredients for your next brew - what do you do? on 01-26-2015 at 04:56 PM
I always buy whatever I can at LHBS. The owner is great about ordering things I need - and I
try to let him know far enough in advance the things I will be looking for. I recognize it is a
small shop ...
Posted in thread: 2015 Minnesota Mashout Opens Tomorrow! (Formerly Upper Mississippi Mashout) on 01-26-2015 at 04:50 PM
Got 1st and 2nd in the US Light beer category and got 3rd in the Double IPA category! :mug:Wow
- great showing. That is a huge comp with a ton of really good brewers entering beer. I had a
Posted in thread: Saying Goodbye To A Dog on 01-26-2015 at 04:19 AM
That is a hard thing to do...... Sorry to hear. My wife and I had to put our two pugs to sleep
two years ago, about 6 months apart. They were both 14 years old and lived great lives until
the last wee...
Posted in thread: Need to understand off flavor on 01-26-2015 at 03:53 AM
One possibility is acetaldehyde....... It would be kind of a green apple skin type flavor that
can come off as tart/tangy maybe. It can be associated with yeast not really finishing their
job on the b...
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 01-24-2015 at 04:30 AM
heady topper uses a very hard water profile according to ward lab analysis.It will be
interesting to hear how this turns out. I don't necessarily think it will be bad. And, who
knows, maybe it will be...
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 01-24-2015 at 04:24 AM
well....... I guess I would "expect" a somewhat "chalky' beer. However, who knows??? You are
definitely into the "you don't know if you don't try range"........ so, I am eagerly awaiting
your report b...
Posted in thread: Competition Frustrations on 01-24-2015 at 03:56 AM
Oxidation is a process problem made worse by time, not a time problem.If you're getting
oxidation as a consistent feedback, you need to look at your post-ferment handling and racking
Posted in thread: So you're on a deserted Island... on 01-24-2015 at 03:52 AM
Lawson's Double Sunshine. Not only is it delicious...... the lengths people will go to in order
to get it - I will very likely get rescued in short order too.
Posted in thread: 2014 Ahtanum Hops on 01-23-2015 at 01:20 PM
I got this last bag from Adventures in Homebrewing - First hops I got from them. I get most of
my Hops from my LHBS - From Grain to Glass. Sometimes I pick something up from Label Peelers if
LHBS is o...
Posted in thread: 2014 Ahtanum Hops on 01-23-2015 at 03:55 AM
I just got a pound HopUnion bag of ahtanum delivered the other day. I will likely open them in
the next few days and will let you know what they look like/smell like. I have never used them