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Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 12-21-2013 at 12:47 AM
I've brewed a Chocolate Stout with powder and it was awesome. Seen a few recipes for Porters. I
now have some roasted nibs and thinking about what to do with them. Any other beer style
Posted in thread: What do you guys do for aeration of wort? on 12-20-2013 at 02:51 AM
I have an air pump, filter, and metal "stone" I use for meads. Also use on HG beers and
lagers...and sometimes others just because I have it.
Posted in thread: Tasting raw grains on 12-19-2013 at 12:27 AM
I like the taste too, but rarely have the chance to sample before ordering for a recipe.
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 12-17-2013 at 03:31 AM
Posted in thread: Kegging beer and rootbeer on 12-16-2013 at 04:15 PM
Yes, upping the pressure and agitating the keg vigorously can dramatically speed up the
process. I do this for carbed water/mineral water, but then Im only shaking a liter bottle.
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 12-15-2013 at 11:22 PM
I use AHS often because of their good inventory, good service, and flat rate shipping, but I
have noticed a lot of items on their web site recently that are out of stock. Had an order
Posted in thread: Guate Brewing on 12-15-2013 at 12:05 AM
Speaking of Guate Brewing....we got into a few samples today.Braggot. Has been conditioning in
keg since January. Coming along nicely. Used an ale yeast so it finished too sweet, but very
tasty when b...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 12-14-2013 at 10:38 PM
Mostly high end cigars posted here, so thought I would post something totally different...a
Guatemalan Puro. A very rustic cigar sold in local markets here for 1 to 5Q (about 13 to 65
Posted in thread: Guate Brewing on 12-14-2013 at 10:15 PM
I did not specifically notice the nance, just the resulting acidity. Of course nance does not
have a real distinct flavor.
Posted in thread: Differences in yeast on 12-14-2013 at 07:10 PM
Re yeast. Unless you really want to stylistically nail many different styles you don't need a
lot of different strains of yeast and you dont need jars larger than 1 quart (and smaller will
work for ba...