Last Activity:05-18-2013 5:55 PM
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Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 05-16-2013 at 04:40 PM
Have not had it yet, hopefully its on tap tonight at the place I work at, but Excelsior Brewing
(local place here in MN) is giving us a keg of their Cherry Wheat. Only pre posting it on here
Posted in thread: Huge Road Trip: Where should I stop? on 05-11-2013 at 07:56 PM
If you can avoid 3F on a weekend you'll be better off. It's a line out the door pretty much all
day. Most weekdays you can walk right in. I don't even bother going over there on weekends. You
can get ...
Posted in thread: SMaSH IPA recipe help on 05-09-2013 at 01:07 AM
Agree on the US05. I use it for pretty much everything unless I'm doing a Saison or a hefe.
It's nice and clean and just does it job and let's the malt and hops shine.
Posted in thread: SMaSH IPA recipe help on 05-07-2013 at 06:51 PM
Oops, my mistake. Was thinking Vienna. Yeah, Victory on its own probably wont be good.
Posted in thread: SMaSH IPA recipe help on 05-07-2013 at 06:34 PM
I've done all my SMaSH beers with Maris Otter. I chose that when reading up because I saw
comments that 2 row by itself can be kind of plain and uninspiring in a SMaSH. Some people
roast a portion to ...
Posted in thread: Mosaic IPA recipe critique on 05-07-2013 at 02:02 PM
Should I put them in a mesh bag with a sanitized marble and sink them? I've never dry-hopped
before.I just drop em in. Sometimes I secondary and sometimes I just pop them in the primary.
Depends on ho...
Posted in thread: Mosaic IPA recipe critique on 05-07-2013 at 01:25 PM
Nothing wrong with keeping the Magnum in there to bitter if you're planning to do a series of
these and want to keep it consistent. I called it a pseudo SMaSH when I used Cascade and Maris
Posted in thread: Mosaic IPA recipe critique on 05-07-2013 at 12:45 PM
Looks pretty good. If you've got the crystal 20 in there, I don't think you need the carapils
also. But I also don't think it will necessarily hurt anything. If you want to isolate the
Mosaic, why the...
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 05-02-2013 at 02:27 AM
I'll agree and disagree on Goose Island. I actually like the IPA. I haven't had Sofie yet, but
Matilda is fantastic and I'm not a huge Belgian drinker either. On the down side, Green Line
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 04-27-2013 at 04:02 AM
The lemon berry shandy is, somewhat embarrassingly, pretty tasty. Berry Weiss is nasty though.
Way, way too sweet. Although, considering Leinenkugel craft at this point is a bit of a
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