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Posted in thread: Dogs on 06-26-2015 at 01:30 AM
I just had to put down my brew buddy this afternoon. Started internal beelding from tumors on
his liver. No warning. Yesterday he was great and is normal crazy self. This morning he was
slowing down a...
Posted in thread: Dogs on 06-24-2015 at 11:59 PM
After an awful, short-lived battle to a very aggressive lung cancer, we lost our 10 yo golden
mix a few weeks ago. She was irreplaceable and will never be forgotten.The house was unbearable
without a ...
Posted in thread: pH Meter Worth the cost? on 06-10-2015 at 02:02 PM
Yes. Without a meter, you are just taking a stab at what your mash PH is. When I'm considering
buying extra gear, the first question I ask myself is "will this help me make better beer?" In
Posted in thread: 1 bowl or 2 ?? That is the Question on 06-10-2015 at 01:51 PM
Not as sexy as stainless but it's cheap and HUGE:
Posted in thread: Water calculations and ph on 05-31-2015 at 10:03 PM
Even though your program may have calculated the required amount of calcium incorrectly it is
clear that it still calls for a lot of calcium. Your instinctive feeling that some acid is
required was so...
Posted in thread: Water calculations and ph on 05-31-2015 at 07:28 PM
That sounds about right. You don't always need acid. Sometimes you will even find that the
mineral additions will drive your PH too low and you will need to reserve them for the boil.
Posted in thread: Biggest Obstacle Stopping You from Going Pro? on 05-31-2015 at 04:40 AM
I want to brew what I want to brew; not what other people want me to brew.
Posted in thread: Taking the plunge! on 05-30-2015 at 03:19 AM
Yes, there is a 12 step program:Step 1: get a starter kit with an extract recipe kit. Brew a
batch on your stove using the directions and sanitizer that came with the kit.Step 2: Realize
that the dire...
Posted in thread: Dogs on 05-23-2015 at 05:06 AM
Honestly............ I'll probably never have a dog..... I have no need of my OWN dog.... the
last one was in 1977. Since then I have had dogs as working partners..... other people's
dogs.... and as f...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-15-2015 at 03:58 PM
In the late 90's, I got stationed in England for my first duty station. We used to go to a
Belgian themed pub in Cambridge called the Hogshead. My first sip of Hoegaarden was when I
realized there was...