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Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 12-13-2013 at 11:40 PM
Go buy a 6 pack of Winter Ale and some Vanilla stoli. I don't much enjoy dropping shots in beer
but this is a great exception. 1/2 shot of stoli in 12 oz bottle= amazing. It's my favorite
thing to dri...
Posted in thread: Michigan beers on 12-12-2013 at 02:59 AM
Sean, First of all, sorry about the loss. It absolutely sucks losing friends. But in the spirit
of keeping his memory alive, you can always try finding some Founders Brewery beers. Breakfast
stout is ...
Posted in thread: Too long to chill? on 12-10-2013 at 07:21 PM
I don't use/own a wort chiller. Ever. If I had one, I would. However I do use the ice bath
method when it's warm outside.. When it's cold outside, I leave my pot alone for about an hour
until temp com...
Posted in thread: Name your shortest fermented beer! on 12-07-2013 at 03:30 PM
I brewed an oatmeal stout that finished in 5 days. I bottled on day 6. No bottle bombs, wasn't
super sweet. It finished just right. I think it was right around 6.5%, too. It was one of my
Posted in thread: German homebrewing? on 12-05-2013 at 11:10 PM
Here's a translated version of the page; sounding lagers he has there...Best beers I've ever
had. He took great care, like most brewers do, in making sure his been was delicious.
Posted in thread: German homebrewing? on 12-05-2013 at 04:02 PM
A friend of mine, who actually got me in to brewing, started in Switzerland back in 1997. He
was unhappy with certain beers and styles and decided he was going to brew something that he
loved to drink...
Posted in thread: frankenmuth? on 12-05-2013 at 03:52 PM
There is also Lager Mill, which is on the south end of town. I've never been in there but other
brewing buddies have. If you have time to kill (let's face it, you will) go to both.
Posted in thread: frankenmuth? on 12-05-2013 at 03:50 PM
You'll have to go north of Bronner's about 3/4 of a mile. It's on Main st, on the east side of
the street. They have decent beer. Definitely worth stopping in and checking out. I lived near
there for ...
Posted in thread: Airlock Question on 12-04-2013 at 02:43 AM
Beer used to be fermented in large, wooden, open vessels hundreds of years ago. They would
produce a safe beverage for consumption using techniques that would make most of us cringe.
Don't worry about...
Posted in thread: California Lager questions on 12-04-2013 at 02:39 AM
I'm a big fan of Vienna malt. I think a 50/50 split is perfect for this type of recipe. This
looks like a very good and simple recipe. Go for it.