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Posted in thread: Homebrewing slump... on 01-24-2016 at 03:15 AM
I'm in an incredible slump - I haven't brewed since July 4, and I can't seem to get back into
it. I want to, badly, but with a leaky immersion chiller that I can't seem to fix, and
absolutely no way t...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 12-26-2015 at 05:23 AM
A 2013 Chimay blue, which I had been aging. It was saturated with subtle flavors; that may
sound contradictory, but compound it, and it will make sense.
Posted in thread: Naming Question on 12-13-2015 at 04:43 AM
Good evening,What's sour AND smoky? I'm thinking of a brown ale, that is very sour, but uses
smoked malt, and although I can usually conjure up some tangentially-related name, I'm drawing
a blank on t...
Posted in thread: Sonoma/Napa on 10-04-2015 at 04:29 AM
If you're a guitar player, going to Lagunitas has another plus: it's a block away from Mesa
Boogie, who make some of the best amps in the business.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 09-17-2015 at 01:11 AM
...You spend hours looking for induction burners large enough to accommodate your MegaPot.
Posted in thread: Prepping for a colonoscopy.. on 09-04-2015 at 02:32 AM
My parents explained to me that after they finished their prep, and after the colonoscopy
procedure itself, they each felt so clean, that they didn't want to spoil the moment by eating.
They told me t...
Posted in thread: Kari Poikolainen's "Perfect Drinking and Its Enemies" Book: What is Moderate Drinking on 08-23-2015 at 01:56 AM
No, I like the idea that he's a crackpot even better. And, I'm saying this, as I slowly sip my
imperfect, yet satisfying, IPA.
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 08-21-2015 at 12:15 AM
I'm sampling my newest homebrew - a rye-based red ale, derived from a Brewer's Best kit. It's
actually pretty good, but next time I'm going to use a fresher batch of yeast (I used two
packets of Lalle...
Posted in thread: Brooklyn Brew Shop on 07-31-2015 at 01:24 AM
Not to be confused with Brooklyn Brew Shop, I assume. They're still very much in business, and
they have a Galaxy IPA kit, and a limited-edition Dandelion Gruit. I'm actually taste-testing
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 07-26-2015 at 07:11 PM
15460.5, thanks to yesterday's red ale brew. No guarantee that it will be any good, but that's
part of the fun of homebrewing. This Friday, I get to test my last batch: a Warrior hop-based