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Posted in thread: Wood fire for boiling on 06-02-2015 at 11:14 AM
Found some interesting reading on early nordic/viking brewing rituals and techniques.Drinking
from polished horns etc... do you suppose would work better copper or cast iron cauldron
?Copper would c...
Posted in thread: Wood fire for boiling on 06-02-2015 at 12:30 AM
I visited a brewery in Dayton OH where they use a wood fire. Pretty cool. was very cool !
Posted in thread: Wood fire for boiling on 06-01-2015 at 11:57 PM
If I had a safe place to actually light a wood fire for that long, I would get myself a big ass
cauldron and brew all of my beer there, old world witch-style. Just so that I can say that I
do. I'd pro...
Posted in thread: Wood fire for boiling on 05-31-2015 at 08:08 PM
Anyone ever try doing a boil over a open wood fire ?Seems like it would be the original way to
do it. Maybe some smoke and ash in it would add some character ?Edit: Ok so this has been
Posted in thread: Snow! on 04-06-2015 at 09:54 PM
Still snowing here. Some has melted but still a foot deep in the woods .Nice to see some
patches of bare ground here and there :D
Posted in thread: Trailer Park Boys... on 04-04-2015 at 04:51 PM
SWMBO wonders why i like to watch trailer park boys :D
Posted in thread: Verdict on my Columbus IPA so far on 03-30-2015 at 10:28 PM
call me crazy but it doesn't seem hoppy enough?? 5oz of total hops in a 5 gallon batch IPA? I
use almost double that.id be curious if you took that same malt bill and used about 9oz of
straight citra ...
Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 03-30-2015 at 09:34 PM
That looks good. What is the secret to keeping the loaf in a nice round form like that ?Tried
making a sourdough loaf like that but it flattened out some.
Posted in thread: Verdict on my Columbus IPA so far on 03-30-2015 at 09:30 PM
This Columbus extract IPA kit is probably one of my favorite kits out of about 12 I've done in
almost a year. Gets better with age of course, not as bitter.Kicks ass too...more bang for the
Posted in thread: Safale S05 lag time on 03-23-2015 at 01:21 PM
The package describes sprinkling dry to keep it simple for new brewers.I can't find anywhere
where it says to keep it simple for new brewers :)But i agree hydrated yeast takes off quickly
compared to ...