Last Activity:12-19-2013 10:37 AM
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Posted in thread: Something Different on 12-19-2013 at 11:38 AM
I am basing things on my knowledge and skill set. When someone tells me brewer X makes great
beer all the time and mine are not as good it is a flavor thing and can be REALLY subjective.
Many people w...
Posted in thread: Kids making beer while dad is at work on 12-17-2013 at 08:01 PM
You should leave that in there. Ask them what kind of hops they were going to use and then make
Posted in thread: Backpacking your brew on 12-15-2013 at 02:36 AM
1st person to drink the whole container of concentrate wins.
Posted in thread: What should I make for long term aging? on 12-14-2013 at 11:33 PM
10+ years is normally way out of prime for beer, BW or any other. If it has to be beer I say
look into braggot and if it can be anything look into mead.Brochet can take years to mellow out
and come in...
Posted in thread: Hit you hardest on 12-10-2013 at 10:37 PM
I brewed up a 5 gallon batch of cherry braggot a couple of years ago. The recipe was 10# of
Golden Promise, 10# of honey with a few hops. After a few months I racked it onto 10# of
Posted in thread: What's your favorite glass? on 12-03-2013 at 02:59 AM
I like the New Belgian tulip glasses but if I had to pick just 1 glass that would have to work
for every style I would choose a pint mason jar. Apparently I am beer snob not a glass snob.
Posted in thread: KBS and BCS on 12-01-2013 at 03:02 AM
Was there something wrong with your bottles? I have noticed that Founder's beers can oxidize
after a year or so and the BCS seems to sit forever on the shelves. Everytime I have had those
brews when i...
Posted in thread: Brewing for JRR Tolkiens Bday. on 11-30-2013 at 11:19 PM
If there was any 1 "Hobbit" style of beer IMHO it would be an English Summer Ale. There is no
BJCP cat for it but you can find it in the BA's list of recognized styles. It is a "small" beer
Posted in thread: Brewing for JRR Tolkiens Bday. on 11-30-2013 at 08:42 PM
I have been and still am brewing up stuff fo the movie releases. Last year I brewed up "Smaug
the Dragon" a smoked chocolate robust porter with debittered wormwood.This year I have "The
Posted in thread: Does anyone commercially brew? on 11-30-2013 at 06:34 PM
I started by home brewing and using the search function. Thee are TONS of threads on this very
subject. FWIW unless you like working long hard hours and can not lift 180lbs plus walk with it