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Posted in thread: Fire Island Sea Salt Ale Beer on 11-26-2014 at 03:28 PM
I was visiting NYC yesterday and I tried a Fire Island Sea Salt Ale. I really enjoyed it. It's
a nice refreshing, hoppy blonde ale with a slightly salty finish. It's not in your face, but
Posted in thread: Half filled bottle on 11-22-2014 at 03:40 AM
I've never capped a half-bottle. Anything less than a bottle becomes a 'sample' and is consumed
immediately. :DMy advice is to wait at least 3 weeks before you start messing with the beer.
Give it tim...
Posted in thread: 2014 Celebration on 11-22-2014 at 12:01 AM
I finally found a 12-pack of Celebration. I think it tastes about the same. Mine's pretty good.
Maybe a touch less malty than I remember, but not that much different.
Posted in thread: Mouse Vapor on 11-20-2014 at 04:16 PM
My vote is to just get a cat. :D
Posted in thread: Storm preparation. on 11-19-2014 at 03:55 PM
I left work yesterday from Getzville, NY at 6PM and drove south. The wall of snow was visible
in the distance. It was about 3-5 miles away. It is literally a mass of clouds that stretch
across the sky...
Posted in thread: Wanting to start all grain on 11-19-2014 at 02:59 PM
I think being able to control your mash ratios gives you just a little bit more control over
your process. It's another variable you can play with to fine tune your beer.I batch sparge. I
play around ...
Posted in thread: Storm preparation. on 11-18-2014 at 10:30 PM
Don't forget the classic Ice Storm of '98. 11 days without power. I strapped on my hockey
skates to go to the neighbours house. No joke.CADjockey has it right. As crappy as winter fury
at the time of ...
Posted in thread: Storm preparation. on 11-18-2014 at 08:25 PM
Don't forget Jan, 1985. I was stuck in my apartment for almost a week. Then there was the 2000
Thanksgiving storm where some people were stuck on the Thruway for a few days. do I live here?
Posted in thread: Drip tray attached to front of keezer? on 11-18-2014 at 08:01 PM
You mean the brackets can be removed, even epoxied?:(Yep - I pulled them off when I had to move
the unit into my basement. They came right off with some pressure. Didn't leave a mark on the
keezer. I ...
Posted in thread: "Gamma Seal" lids on 11-18-2014 at 04:24 AM
I use them for grain storage as well. I think people avoid using them for fermenters because of
the difficulty in cleaning them. The lids snap on and it's easy to get gunk up under the lip of