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Posted in thread: Critiquing a bad brew for a newer brewer? on 09-17-2015 at 08:53 PM
I help lead a relatively new brew club. We have a member that has been brewing extract for just
over a year. Unfortunately, he seems to be struggling with some of the basics. Temp control,
Posted in thread: Carboy cleaning (after first batch) on 02-15-2015 at 03:36 AM
If it's really stuck (ie I didn't clean it right after fermentation finished up), I do an
initial rinse with hot water, then soak with oxy clean. I've tried PBW and oxy. Seems like the
oxy can leave a...
Posted in thread: Nierra Sevada (Session SNPA Clone) on 02-15-2015 at 03:30 AM
I brewed a 5 gallon batch of this for my BMC friends on an out of town weekend trip. I ran into
some mash issues, so it ended a little sweet. The BMC drinker LOVED it. Came home with about
half a gall...
Posted in thread: Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA on 02-02-2015 at 05:55 AM
So this thing is a monster beer. By far, the worst brew day that I've ever experienced. I
ground the carafa III in a coffee grinder and tossed it in at the last 15 minutes of the mash.
No real reason ...
Posted in thread: John Blichmann is a stand up Guy! on 01-17-2015 at 03:24 AM
I had the pleasure of meeting John at NHC 2014. A really stand up, easy going guy who clearly
has a passion for what he does.
Posted in thread: What's your best 'fast' brew beer? on 12-25-2014 at 04:00 AM
...For a "gotta have a beer now" fix though, besides a hefe (10d ferment) I do a sierra nevada
pale ale clone. Basic, easy, relatively tasty, and the holiday visitors swarm on it, leaving
the sour and...
Posted in thread: What's your best 'fast' brew beer? on 12-23-2014 at 05:59 AM
I'm getting together with a bunch of friend in four weeks to the day and could use something
fast, grain to glass (keg). I have several APA, milds, etc that I've done that would work, but
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-04-2014 at 02:37 PM
This one is simple. The smaller can stays cold until it's empty. Less flavor. The 12 oz warms
up and by the end, it tastes different/"worse." Over time, he has come to believe that one
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-04-2014 at 02:36 PM
Dup post. Stupid app. :(
Posted in thread: Old Style English Ale. Any advice on my recipe? on 11-28-2014 at 06:40 PM
What style are you going for? Mild, ESB? You're probably going to want some crystal, maybe some