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Posted in thread: What do you do with your fractionally left over hops? on 08-25-2015 at 04:10 AM
I take them to work, and use them as an air freshener/potpourri until they start to stink.
Posted in thread: Kari Poikolainen's "Perfect Drinking and Its Enemies" Book: What is Moderate Drinking on 08-23-2015 at 12:25 AM
I've been studying the effects of drinking beer for almost thirty years. Conclusion? It's good.
Posted in thread: Lagers and Pilsners on 08-22-2015 at 08:05 PM
Could I get the recipe to the mammas little yella pils PLEASE?? I LOVE that beer!Just scroll
back a page or two.
Posted in thread: CO2 good or not? Help with an experiment? on 08-19-2015 at 05:29 PM
It sounds like there's not much alternative for you, but here's a good blog post on the grade
of CO2 and how it relates to the amount of O2 that you introduce into your beer when force
carbing. If you...
Posted in thread: sour mash vs acidulated malt. on 08-18-2015 at 05:49 PM
I have used up to ~8% acidulated malt in a saison before (3711 with Brett L.), and didn't get
much noticeable acidity. I think that if you want it to be tart, you'll need to either go big
with the aci...
Posted in thread: Firestone 2015 Helldorado on 08-12-2015 at 05:18 AM
I had one, and thought it was awesome. I would never bet on it getting better (I'm not a huge
fan of oxidized, raisin-y flavors). I doubt you'll regret drinking it now. You'll just regret
only having ...
Posted in thread: Oxygen Absorbing Caps on 08-06-2015 at 07:01 PM
They may absorb more, but the ones we buy could be 10 years old for all we know. The ones I
tested did not burn through the oxygen very fast, but maybe if they were fresh and packaged
under argon in a...
Posted in thread: Oxygen Absorbing Caps on 08-06-2015 at 05:43 PM
Interesting twist of words in that trade name "Oxybarrier." Yes, it's a "barrier" to oxygen
only insofar as its ability to seal up. So, in other words, it's just another crown cap, an
Posted in thread: Beer Bars In Charlotte, NC on 08-06-2015 at 02:39 AM
If you like lagers and German beer, find some Olde Mecklenburg and drink all you can.
Posted in thread: Opinions on homebrew competition circuit on 08-02-2015 at 04:18 PM
I wouldn't lose any sleep over it. As long as you hold competitions, stuff like that will
happen. At least he's paying for all his entries, right? Shipping costs must be enormous, too.
I would expect ...