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Posted in thread: Guidance for newbie on brewing a simple "gateway" IPA? on 08-28-2014 at 11:55 PM
I missed that earlier with the crystal. I've moved from doing one chunk of the same crystal to
using the same amount by weight, but splitting it up between 3-4 different crystals. I like a
lot of crys...
Posted in thread: Guidance for newbie on brewing a simple "gateway" IPA? on 08-28-2014 at 08:20 PM
OK guys, I've put together this recipe. Again, this is the first time I've tried to create my
own recipe, and I'm wanting a "starter (or gateway)" IPA with a decent amount of bitterness,
but balanced ...
Posted in thread: Ranking of states by beer... interesting. on 08-28-2014 at 06:17 PM
You should visit...then you'd know.I should just delete my original post, I was being
hyperbolic and joking :( As I said above if I was going to move out of Wisconsin, I would pick
Posted in thread: Going to Columbus, OH this weekend, What should I bring Back on 08-28-2014 at 01:24 PM
Long story short I am going to be in the Columbus area this weekend to see my sister and just
generally hang out. We might have time to go to a brew pub, I know her husband likes beer
(bringing him a ...
Posted in thread: A Controversial Question: What is the best crappy beer? on 08-28-2014 at 12:53 PM
The best crappy beer has to be Blue Moon since it's owned by Coors. I'm still baffled how they
they get the horses to piss in the cans.The trick is to have someone water hose the pee into
Posted in thread: Ranking of states by beer... interesting. on 08-28-2014 at 12:42 PM
It's not "just because you have the most breweries." Try reading the article again. Oregon is
rightly placed.I'm not necessarily saying that Wisconsin should be in 1st place. I'm more
rankled because ...
Posted in thread: 99 Cans of beer in a box, take one out... on 08-27-2014 at 07:08 PM
2 people to carry it?Pfft, if you're gonna buy a 99 pack you shoudl carry it to show how manly
you are (or uh, womanly?)
Posted in thread: Decoction questions and concerns! on 08-27-2014 at 07:01 PM
Had a discussion with Dr. Bamforth about this which backs-up the above experiment that there is
not a significant enough difference to bother with it given todays highly modified grains.It
was my impr...
Posted in thread: Decoction questions and concerns! on 08-27-2014 at 05:56 PM
I like decoction mashing, if its appropriate, I do it. If you find it fun, do it. You could
substitute decoction with adding other specialty malts that could *maybe* mimic the taste of
Posted in thread: Ranking of states by beer... interesting. on 08-27-2014 at 05:44 PM
I agree with Michigan being in the top 5. They have some amazing breweries in that state, plus
the homebrew community is really large. Let's not forget Kuhnhenn's brewery either which has
some 100 poi...