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Posted in thread: Hops - Moving House on 12-10-2010 at 05:19 AM
Cool. Thanks for the advice. I might try leaving most of it on there, but if it gets damaged in
transit or anything, I can trim off any broken bits.
Posted in thread: Hops - Moving House on 12-09-2010 at 10:13 PM
So, I have my very first hop bine. The rhizome sprouted shoots a few weeks ago. At the time, I
knew we were going to be moving house, so I put a conical trellis in a pot with the rhizome,
giving the b...
Posted in thread: How to enjoy a sour? on 08-12-2010 at 07:10 AM
Seemed pretty sour to me, but I guess it's not a lacto kind of sour. But if that's true that it
just a brett flavour, then that puts me off using brett in beer. I was thinking of doing a
Brett b beer ...
Posted in thread: How to enjoy a sour? on 08-12-2010 at 04:03 AM
I think I've decided that most types of sour beer I will never enjoy. I bought an Orval and a
Duchesse de Bourgogne recently. The orval smelled really interesting, but I just find the
sensations of dr...
Posted in thread: All foam on 07-31-2010 at 05:29 AM
Yeah, I don't want to lose carbonation either. I could try longer serving line on just that
tap, but I'd rather not have to experiment with extra line only to find out it doesn't help,
because money i...
Posted in thread: All foam on 07-30-2010 at 10:43 AM
I have three kegs in my kegerator. All are at 1bar. All with 3m (~9') flexmaster II as
beerline. Two have picnic taps, and one has a fatlock with an Andale tap. For some reason I
can't get a good pour...
Posted in thread: Beer and a Cigar anyone? on 07-20-2010 at 12:20 PM
I'm really new to cigars. I had heaps of cheap and nasty ones when I was younger, but my
experience with cubans amounts to having had a couple of Romeo y Julietas. The last one I
really sat there cont...
Posted in thread: Bohemian Pilsner on 07-17-2010 at 03:10 AM
Absolutely agree with everything you are saying. However, I was simply answering the OP. The
question was not about decoction mashing. The question was about what can be used to replace
carapils in a ...
Posted in thread: How to enjoy a sour? on 07-16-2010 at 01:43 AM
Have you tried anything from Jolly Pumpkin? No I haven't. Not sure if they'd be available in my
area, and a quick search on my locals show up nothing.Otherwise, do you know the vintage of the
Posted in thread: Bohemian Pilsner on 07-16-2010 at 01:08 AM
Negative to the wheat, IMHO wheat does not belong in a proper Bo'Pils.I'm curious as to why you
feel this? I agree that if you want to use traditional methods you would avoid using wheat
malt, but you...