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Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 01-25-2014 at 04:28 PM
Someone introduces themselves as "Brett,"you nod and reply, "Funky."
Posted in thread: Beginner Brew on 01-14-2014 at 11:38 AM
This episode of Tudor Monastery Farm includes some of the process of making historic ale,
including malting and collecting wild yeast. I'm sure it can be done, but I don't think the end
product will b...
Posted in thread: Extract brews often do not go below FG of 1.020 on 01-13-2014 at 02:09 PM
I think the biggest issue with extract recipes is the variability of what additives are already
present in the extract. I generally use gold LME that is made from 2-row and a bit of carapils
Posted in thread: Single 12oz pouch or box for checked luggage? on 01-13-2014 at 11:00 AM
Wow... that is expensive bubble wrap! It may be easier to just buy a big roll of bubble wrap
from a moving or storage place. You can just wrap the bottles and tie a ribbon on each side.
Or, a slightly...
Posted in thread: Bottling without a tree on 01-08-2014 at 10:35 PM
Amie, Love the Idea with the bin and was going to buy the parts to make this but started to
think the cost is just about the same as a bottling tree. (currently using the the dishwasher
method.) What ...
Posted in thread: Bottling without a tree on 01-08-2014 at 07:12 PM
I use a rubbermaid bin with two of these plastic dish racks from Ikea. I like that they're easy
to sanitize before I start putting bottles on them.
Posted in thread: Recommended Further Reading on 01-08-2014 at 06:39 PM
Not a book, but I found BobbyFromNJ's all-grain video series to be really good for helping me
understand some of the science content of beer. I can't recommend it
Posted in thread: So, where are all the women? on 01-07-2014 at 11:52 PM
Now that's an interesting point. I've been involved in male-dominated fields my entire adult
life. I was a professional sound engineer on the road for years, and you can't imagine some of
Posted in thread: So, where are all the women? on 01-07-2014 at 09:22 PM
Those are some generalizations...LOL! Heart's in the right place, even if the logic is flawed.
(eg. So men lack patience because hobbies like knitting and quilting are female
Posted in thread: So, where are all the women? on 01-07-2014 at 08:57 PM