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Posted in thread: I hate Grand Rapids! on 01-20-2012 at 02:42 AM
HopCat is fabulous. Good draft selections from everywhere, occasionally rare beers. Great
bottle menu, great food. Too bad I don't live there, but am sure to stop by when I visit.
Posted in thread: FREE - bottles, crown & flip top, SE Michigan on 01-31-2011 at 12:24 AM
Bottles are all gone.
Posted in thread: Hbt iPhone app not working on 01-26-2011 at 12:58 AM
Another w/ 3.1.3 that doesn't work.
Posted in thread: FREE - bottles, crown & flip top, SE Michigan on 01-26-2011 at 12:29 AM
At least 12 cases, mostly 12 oz crown tops, but also a good amount of Grolsch flip-tops,
English pints, Belgian 750s, etc.Free. Pick-up only. Location: Dexter, MI.PM me if interested.
Posted in thread: Another Noob Question on 01-05-2011 at 05:04 AM
+1 on the wort chiller. I meant to mention that. An immesion chiller is a nice investment
whether or not you decide to try all-grain at some point.
Posted in thread: Another Noob Question on 01-05-2011 at 04:43 AM
If your kettle is large enough, a full volume boil (6-ish gals reduces to 5-ish) will make a
better beer. But you need a way to cool the larger volume, since you're not diluting, adding
ice, etc. Full...
Posted in thread: hello from west michigan on 01-05-2011 at 04:26 AM
Welcome to HBT from a former west Michigander.
Posted in thread: going rims with Blichmann autosparge on 01-01-2011 at 10:58 PM
I think the autosparge spits it out parallel to the top mash surface. I made a sprinkler out of
cpvc and stainless parts, based on a zymurgy gadgets article. Cheap and effective.
Posted in thread: First All Grain Day - See also, "Train Wreck" on 01-01-2011 at 10:52 PM
1). I'd suggest a single infusion mash. Go for a mash temp of 150-154, or slightly more or less
depending on the body and fermentability you want. The step mash isn't required. This is one
less step, ...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 01-01-2011 at 10:32 PM
41508 plus10 wit + 10 IPA + 10 brown ale + 10 English mild + 10 ordinary bitter + 10 best
bitter + 10 APA equals... 41578