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Posted in thread: Question about BIAB method on 02-11-2016 at 06:18 PM
Not if you sparge. Likely you could do this using both your pots...and maybe also a bucket
:)^ThisYou could split up the grain after milling and do concurrent mashes. Or do a single big
mash, do a pou...
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-11-2016 at 02:42 PM
Maybe remove the discussion of business and replace it with discussion of an attack on our
hobby and something we are passionate about.They're perfectly within their rights as a company
advertise and ...
Posted in thread: What does "good beer" mean? on 02-09-2016 at 11:31 PM
As I'm typing and thinking about it... maybe that's the question... can you have a beautifully
made beer that is "bad"?I think I would argue "no". If it is made perfectly, then I would argue
Posted in thread: What does "good beer" mean? on 02-09-2016 at 10:28 PM
Maybe the definition of a good beer is simpler than we are digging at.Question 1: Does the beer
taste like vomit/band-aids/chemical/plastic/gasoline?Answer: No.Conclusion: Beer is probably
Posted in thread: What does "good beer" mean? on 02-09-2016 at 10:08 PM
Since you were talking about brewers intent I think a recent score sheet I got back is relevant
to the discussion.Entered a beer into British Brown Ale category even though I knew
stylistically it was...
Posted in thread: Did Anybody do a lager vs ale (neutral ale yeast) comparaison with the same recipe? on 02-09-2016 at 07:43 PM
Side by side testing? No, I haven't done anything formal.Anecdotal testing? Yes, I have used
1007 German Ale yeast to make faux-lagers with relative success. Fermented cool under 65F for
primary then ...
Posted in thread: What does "good beer" mean? on 02-09-2016 at 06:54 PM
As Dr. Bamforth said recently on the Brewing Network. People love the three letters. IPA is a
great example. Why do you think they call Pale Ales, session IPAs now instead (don't fool
yourself, its ju...
Posted in thread: Dissecting pro-brewers' fermentation practices and comparing to homebrewing? on 02-09-2016 at 02:32 PM
@DurtyChemist @tagzI see what you are saying and I am not personally in a hurry ... However
considering a beer with big hop character that you want to consume as fresh as possible. That
would be a rea...
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-08-2016 at 04:22 PM
"Golden suds"? Tossing around their bottles that way, then opening them, they'll be getting
"golden showers" when they open them. Fitting, when their product has been compared to the dog
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-08-2016 at 03:26 PM
Budweiser is a brand, not a company. So they can make fun of silly craft beer trends and be
part of a company that sells those trends. Ford makes big burly work trucks and has commercials
making fun o...