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Posted in thread: How much does home brewing cost? on 02-26-2015 at 04:46 PM
I call my operation "Dumpster Budget Brewery" because my friends all want to know "What did you
find in the dumpster this week?" I have a reputation for finding things I need or want at
little or no c...
Posted in thread: Confession Time on 02-25-2015 at 07:35 AM
I wash my bottles with warm water and a bottle brush. No PBW, oxy clean, soap, etc. Just
water.Give me a few more years, and I'll skip the brush too.I confess I already skip the brush.
It's amazing ho...
Posted in thread: High Gravity BIAB on 02-24-2015 at 11:25 PM
High gravity is nary a problem. The trade off is volume because of the large grain bill. I had
to fill a 7 gal. bourbon barrel with an RIS. I just brewed 2 batches and blended them in the
Posted in thread: What do you do with your beer? on 02-24-2015 at 10:41 PM
Besides drinking it, I cook and bake more with beer now then I ever did...
Posted in thread: Found a bucket after 2 years on 02-24-2015 at 10:38 PM
Great story and a good lesson. :D
Posted in thread: Braunchweiger on 02-24-2015 at 07:54 AM
It is my understanding that the difference between liver wurst and braunschweiger is that the
latter is smoked. I love them both from my earliest memory.
Posted in thread: SUggestions for fermentation time with Imperial Stout on 02-14-2015 at 10:03 PM
Minimum one month in primary, then age several months in a secondary, keg or bottles.
Posted in thread: Sausage stuffer = cheese press? on 01-14-2015 at 06:17 AM
Hey, James, I've got the same size press as you, though no basket. I was figuring I could line
with cheesecloth like any other cheese mold. Might need to cut up a cutting board to fit the
Posted in thread: Sausage stuffer = cheese press? on 01-14-2015 at 06:15 AM
Yep, that's me over there. Their forum wouldn't let me use "passedpawn" because it had "ass" in
it. Heh.Whole Foods probably sells "Grassmilk - Cream on Top". It's pasteurized, but not
Posted in thread: Sausage stuffer = cheese press? on 01-13-2015 at 04:35 PM
I have that exact same stuffer in a 6 qt. version. I have used it for pressing fruit (mainly
grapes and apples) as well as sausage stuffing. what a great piece of machinery!Do you have the