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Posted in thread: Things the SWMBO says....... on 03-05-2015 at 07:03 PM
My wife upon entering the basement and seeing what is in the attached photo:"I feel like I
wanna puke when I think about how much money you have spent here."I wanna puke when I think
about the number ...
Posted in thread: Hop Trellis Position + Amazing MS Paint Skills on 03-05-2015 at 03:17 PM
Looks ok, except that growing hops may really not be that visually appealing and it looks like
the pergola/hop trellis is on the street side of the house? If there's a space in the back of
Posted in thread: Hop Trellis Position + Amazing MS Paint Skills on 03-05-2015 at 02:57 PM
So recently bought a house with SWMBO so I am super excited about the more permanent brewing
projects I can now take on. One of which is growing my own hops and building a hop trellis for
them to try ...
Posted in thread: Going in on half of cow on 03-05-2015 at 02:16 PM
Beef shanks are usually ignored, they will cut the meat off and throw it in with the grind for
ground beef. If you get some big meaty shanks you got some good eating for a slow cook beef
Posted in thread: Things the SWMBO says....... on 03-05-2015 at 02:15 PM
Me: So you don't like cold beer?Her: No, I don't like it cold with bubbles. It hurts my
throat.:eek::confused::eek::confused:Still sounds like a keeper, easier to please than my SWMBO
who, no level of...
Posted in thread: bottling belgian dark strong on 03-04-2015 at 06:02 PM
I think lower alcohol BDSAs with lower finishing gravities (sub 1.010) will be fine with lower
carbonation levels. But higher gravity versions, the example I brewed finished damn close to
12% ABV with...
Posted in thread: wyeast 3942 blond on 03-03-2015 at 08:38 PM
yes, i've considered table sugar and i'm uncertain about using it. i'd like to have a medium
body, so i'd say no sugar, but the possibility to increase the apple sourness is interesting.i
could use it...
Posted in thread: bottling belgian dark strong on 03-03-2015 at 05:58 PM
Since the BJCP style guidelines suggest the below:Mouthfeel: Very highly carbonated. Light to
medium body, although lighter than the substantial gravity would suggest (thanks to sugar and
Posted in thread: Fastest all-grain brew day times on 03-03-2015 at 05:53 PM
Usually 4 hours if I leave some cleaning for later in the night, single burner, I do have two
kettles though and I do a sort of weird fly sparge BIAB sort of process since it gives me
Posted in thread: wyeast 3942 blond on 03-03-2015 at 05:46 PM
Since the apparent attenuation is between 72% and 76% for that yeast, even though I've noticed
with a lot of the belgian yeasts they'll blow past the 75% mark pretty easy unless they're in a