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Posted in thread: Help me understand gypsum in an IPA? on 05-04-2015 at 05:01 PM
I think the CL:So4 ratio is not necessarily crap, but misunderstood. As martin has said, it's
more of a dryness feeling when sulfate levels are increased. This goes well with the sensation
Posted in thread: Might be slightly sour on 05-04-2015 at 04:47 PM
Ok, well you know lagers generally tend to want a few weeks of fermenting and a few weeks of
LAGERING to get the yeast to settle down and smooth out the flavor. That's just the way lager
yeast prefer ...
Posted in thread: Need help selecting a Cue Stick! on 05-04-2015 at 04:40 PM
I like to use a 20 oz for everything. Breaking is an art. Not an act of
violence..LOLCheersJayIt's more fun to try to hit the break as hard as possible. When I played
at my friend's house I had my own...
Posted in thread: Soapmaking on 05-04-2015 at 04:32 PM
My wife only uses liquid soaps. She and the kid have an aversion to bar soap. I have an
aversion to the "antibacterial" soaps she gets from Bath and Body.I admit the liquid pumps are
handy when you ar...
Posted in thread: What to bring to Homebrew Day? on 05-04-2015 at 04:24 PM
Ended up making potato salad. Kid texted and wanted to see Avengers: AoU so I had her cook the
potatoes and eggs ahead of time so we'd have time to go out. Didn't end up going to movies, but
I got pot...
Posted in thread: Branching Out on 05-04-2015 at 04:12 PM
I enjoyed my vacuum sealer when it worked. My grandma gave me her old Foodsaver and it still
works. My Seal-a-meal gave up the ghost. Nice to have for certain things.I think PassedPawn
uses a containe...
Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 05-04-2015 at 04:08 PM
Boring weekend. (Cooking wise).Wife grilled brats yesterday. I cut a a couple of different
brats/sausage dogs and grilled on a skewer and slathered in BBQ sauce.The cheese sausage dogs
were ok, but th...
Posted in thread: Potato Leek Soup (too simple?) on 05-04-2015 at 04:02 PM
Ham/bacon i would addI like this idea, but it depends on what you are looking for in a leek
soup. Some may want to go with a soup that highlights the leeks and basically uses the potato
for some textu...
Posted in thread: Hop growing question on 05-04-2015 at 03:56 PM
My cascades are pretty hardy. I think it may be worth your effort to fig them up and see what's
happening. If you don't see anything sprouting on the rootstock, you may have to complain to
the LHBS ab...
Posted in thread: I suck at cooking. Please help. on 05-04-2015 at 03:48 PM
Personally, I found watching Alton Brown to be helpful in understanding WHY you do things in
the kitchen, and HOW things work. It's one show I recommend because it doesn't just teach you
how to make a...