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Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-09-2014 at 04:25 PM
I think that's a pretty myopic statement and attitude. OP has every right to not return to the
brewery, but I don't think you have the right to pass that judgement.I'm not passing judgement.
Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-07-2014 at 03:21 PM
Maybe they had a few too many the previous evening and they were still hurting a bit. They're
probably working late nights so if they want to kick a few back, they have to do it after they
close up sh...
Posted in thread: Homebrew belly issues on 07-07-2014 at 09:36 AM
My guess is that it's the yeast. A couple suggestions:- Don't rely on the bubbles to tell you
when it's done. Take at least 2-3 gravity readings over a couple days.- Try cold crashing
before you keg t...
Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-07-2014 at 09:22 AM
I'm sure the brewer isn't brewing for live if the craft. He wants to make money.I'm assuming
you meant to say "love" of the craft. If a brewer is driven by money, not passion, he/she needs
to find a n...
Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-07-2014 at 12:57 AM
Not surprising, considering it's owned by AB now. It is purely a business to them I'm sure.But
I don't disagree with keeping some secrets to yourself, not necessarily secrets that could be
helpful to ...
Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-07-2014 at 12:45 AM
the guy could also be tired of every amateur brewer orconnoisseur wanting to talk beer with
them, asking stupid questions or making uninformed claims.I don't think this is the case. If
the brewer is t...
Posted in thread: Brewers not wanting to talk about brewing..... on 07-06-2014 at 11:58 PM
Maybe it's on the owners, not the brewers. Mitch Steele has a recipe for Goose Island IPA in
his book but it isn't very detailed. I contacted GI to see if I could get some more info but no
Posted in thread: Drunken Baked Beans on 07-06-2014 at 11:19 PM
Dried beans aren't that hard to work with. Rinse then soak overnight. Then put it together to
cook in the morning.I will probably use dried beans next time. I did this batch in a pinch and
Posted in thread: Drunken Baked Beans on 07-06-2014 at 11:05 AM
The beans were a hit! I used 2 lbs of canned beans to try to make up for fact that they already
absorbed liquid. But, it wasn't very beany. If I had to use canned beans again, I would use at
least 3 l...
Posted in thread: Need a kegerator or keezer on 07-05-2014 at 09:42 AM
all these keezer posts and replies indirectly answered my question, forget about a kegerator
:)Now I just need to figure out if I want a coffin or collar keezer. Is a coffin keezer, just
the bar back ...