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Posted in thread: Brewery doesn't allow mixing beers on 02-14-2014 at 01:39 PM
I work at a brewpub and our brewmaster/owner is very picky about how his beers are served -
proper glass, no fruit, no mixing. we don't have a nitro faucet, so usually telling people that
the beer won...
Posted in thread: Other states saturated with low quality micros? on 01-14-2014 at 01:30 PM
had a couple come into the brew pub where I work last week and start talking about how they
were going to open a brewery because "craft beer is in and we got a big grant from the state so
why not?" la...
Posted in thread: Souring an already carbonated beer? on 01-08-2014 at 04:12 PM
go for it. when you transfer the beer back to a fermenter (with airlock) the excess CO2 will
come out of solution and the beer will have the same amount of dissolved CO2 as it would
normally in a ferm...
Posted in thread: Doubling my cleaning? on 12-31-2013 at 07:53 PM
clean and dry after use, sanitize before use. that's all you'll need 99% of the time. make sure
you store things so they don't get dirty - a quick rinse can remove any accumulated dust before
Posted in thread: Jack's Abbey Brewing springs a leak (video) on 12-13-2013 at 11:58 AM
oh man that suuuucks. especially because that looked like a bright tank so they're going to
have to pay taxes on all 100 barrels...
Posted in thread: What is the difference between commercial brewers and homebrewer's on 12-12-2013 at 03:22 PM
commerical brewers are obsessed with efficiency.this is only really true of the big breweries,
where an extra point translates to a lot of savings in grain. not that the little guys don't
care about e...
Posted in thread: How Quick do you Chill after Flameout? on 11-26-2013 at 05:46 PM
I usually wait an hour or longer after flameout.My Double Bastard has 5 oz. of Chinook. It was
plenty bitter but I could not taste the Chinook. Compared to a bottle od D.B. it was very
absent. Dry hop...
Posted in thread: Understanding brewpub apparatus on 11-25-2013 at 06:22 PM
whoa, I'm not suggesting you go in during dinner or something and start asking a ton of
questions. go in at a slow time (Saturday afternoon), order a beer and chat up the bartender.
tell them you're i...
Posted in thread: Understanding brewpub apparatus on 11-20-2013 at 06:47 PM
Get a job at a brewpub.^^ this is really the best way to go. Doesn't have to be a brewpub, any
commercial system will do (although larger systems have different features/issues than smaller
Posted in thread: Mash temp issue on 11-01-2013 at 04:22 PM
you've effectively denatured all the enzymes and stopped conversion. the good news is that most
if not all of the conversion was already done, so you should probably be on target for FG. the
bad news ...