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Posted in thread: Cold crash, air lock sucking on 08-08-2013 at 08:00 PM
So I did a 10% red barleywine and a 7% pale from the same batch of 24# of malt- both were
hooked up to blowoff tubes running into a quart or so of iodine solution.After fermentation was
complete I col...
Posted in thread: New Forum Requests on 06-18-2012 at 04:13 PM
I'm having some issues with the new update to the forum. For starters, why does the search
engine suck so bad now? That was the highlight of this site and now previous searches that were
fruitful no l...
Posted in thread: Ocas Lishky (Pilsner Urquell Clone) on 06-07-2012 at 07:35 PM
That grist looks NOTHING like an Urquell. It's one of my fav styles and I've done tons of
research. I have no idea how the judges didn't taste all of this:7.0 0.50 lbs. Rye Malt 7.0
0.50 lbs. Aromatic...
Posted in thread: Help with Rice Ale on 06-05-2012 at 05:52 PM
I (finally) got a hold of a 6 pack of "Samurai" by Great Divide and absolutely loved this beer.
I know there is a stigma attached to rice in beers, but I feel like Samurai would change the
minds of ma...
Posted in thread: Anyone interested in opening a BrewPub - East of DFW on 06-05-2012 at 05:49 PM
I know the market is ripe for a nice little brewpub in my town - Rockwall, TX. I just need some
partners to help me get something started!I'm in Johnson City and feel the same way. Just need
the $ to ...
Posted in thread: partial vs mini mash on 06-05-2012 at 05:47 PM
Typically you're only steeping for flavor from those grains. Since you're using typically such
a small amount it isn't feasible to count on 1 or 2 pounds of grain to offer that much
fermentability. I ...
Posted in thread: Should I be worried.... on 05-25-2012 at 04:50 PM
No. You should not be worried.Most batches come with 4 oz. of fruit flavoring. Add one ounce at
a time in your bottling bucket, taste, repeat until you're happy.:mug:+1 on tasting first.
Posted in thread: Should I be worried.... on 05-25-2012 at 04:49 PM
I am heading into my fourth batch. All great so far. Tonights batch will be a raspberry wheat
(picked out by my super-supportive wife who very much enjoys our new hobby). My question
revolves around t...
Posted in thread: Closet Temperature Control Ideas on 04-23-2012 at 09:15 PM
I had a canned answer for you until the 'moisture' issue. try a desk fan aimed directly at it.
Of course there's the option of buying a chest freezer w/johnson external thermostat control if
you have ...
Posted in thread: Big Texas Beer Fest on 04-23-2012 at 03:13 PM
Sounds like the Dallas festival went MUCH better than the Austin one, but I'm pretty sure it's
different folks running it anyhow. I'm looking forward to making next years in Dallas. Thanks
for the upd...