Last Activity:09-06-2012 7:13 PM
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Posted in thread: Varieties to start with on 05-01-2012 at 05:20 PM
I haven't anything to add, but my wife and I just spent a number of days in Kilkenny last
month. Beautiful part of the world.
Posted in thread: Pacman yeast is awesome! on 04-26-2012 at 11:38 AM
I love me some pacman, I keep slants of it now as my house yeast. It chews trough a beer for
Posted in thread: Show off your 2012 Hops garden! on 04-25-2012 at 12:05 PM
58746Here's my first attempt at a trellis, needs some shoring up but hope it works. These are
2nd year Mt Hood, Fuggle, Golding, and Centennial.
Posted in thread: When and how to cut... on 04-25-2012 at 12:56 AM
Wait until the longest bines are 2-3 feet.Shoot, with the warm winter we've had all of mine are
about that long. Time to start hacking I guess?
Posted in thread: efficiency's impact on taste on 04-19-2012 at 01:32 PM
Completely unscientific and purely personal, but after I stopped chasing efficiency my beers
got better. All of my 70-75% beers always had a more satisfying mouthfeel and better flavors
than my 85% an...
Posted in thread: Formulating my first SMaSH.... on 05-28-2011 at 01:31 PM
I agree. Amarillo and MO are made for each other in an APA.
Posted in thread: Mashing in a Keggle question on 04-25-2011 at 07:20 PM
I have reflectix on my mash tun, done two mashes now and no problem with direct firing here. I
cut it to go a few inches above the bottom and just above the holes on the lower collar. I then
Posted in thread: Mashing in a Keggle question on 04-25-2011 at 06:52 PM
I'm not sure how well the Reflectix will hold up to direct firing.Good luckEdIt won't, mine all
melted off at the lowest possible burner setting. I now just preheat the keggle and hit it with
a few se...
Posted in thread: Group grain buy Pittsburgh / Western PA on 04-11-2011 at 03:13 PM
Pumphouse this Thursday for the 'tasting' should have a few too. :D:mad:I know, I'm always away
for work it seems. :mad: Every third thursday is it?
Posted in thread: Group grain buy Pittsburgh / Western PA on 04-11-2011 at 02:04 PM
Also, Scut Monkey and Drizzle - My buddy from the homebrew shop will be putting together a more
in depth email about the Brew Grass Derby, May 7 in Hillsville, PA. I will send it out to you
guys as so...