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Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 07-13-2014 at 08:24 PM
After I smoked a pair of chickens and after we had finished eating, the skies opened up with a
really impressive downpour. Thanks to a trick I read here, I ran out and turned the middle
section of the...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation - on 07-12-2014 at 09:50 PM
This one is fan-freakin-tastic.
Posted in thread: Boiling instead of sulfates? on 07-12-2014 at 01:49 PM
This is what you're after. Keep the alcohol, kill the yeast.
Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 07-12-2014 at 01:37 PM
SWMBO scored a nice collection of spice blends, so we decided to put some Adobo seasoning on
shrimp and grill 'em up. It was really good! I also grilled some asparagus with salt and nutmeg
and served ...
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 07-12-2014 at 01:07 PM
Going to put a couple chickens on the WSM later this afternoon. Got them sitting in a simple
brine right now. Heck, I might walk over to the butcher shop and grab a couple bratwurst to put
on the fire...
Posted in thread: Electric Stove causing metallica flavor? on 07-12-2014 at 12:04 PM
Hmm ... I'm having trouble believing that stainless is causing a metallic flavor. How's your
water? Are you maybe tasting soap residue? (I scrub my pot with a green scrubby pad, but never
Posted in thread: My first Oktoberfest! on 07-12-2014 at 11:50 AM
Last time I did a really big one, I used yeastcalc.com to calculate the steps. It was something
like make step 1, let it ferment out, make step 2, etc. It took more than a week to get it up
to the rig...
Posted in thread: Funny smelling old yeast in starter? on 07-11-2014 at 10:27 AM
A quick postscript on this one: I wound up using 1007 and all went well. I let the 1272 starter
run because I had seen some other posts about rescuing yeast where some had autolyzed, and I
Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-09-2014 at 03:38 PM
Ha! We used to have a Dick's Last Resort-style place in Milwaukee. A friend had just gotten a
small dragon tattoo on his calf and was showing it off. The waiter said, "You call that a
tattoo?" put his...
Posted in thread: Purging on 07-08-2014 at 04:51 PM
That's a really good idea.