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Posted in thread: Cellaring Beer in the Earth on 12-28-2006 at 09:15 PM
I'm in Eastern Oregon up in the mountains at about 4500ft. We dont have winters as harsh as you
would think being up this high on the side of a mountain. It rarely gets below 20 degrees F.I
Posted in thread: Cellaring Beer in the Earth on 12-28-2006 at 05:31 PM
I've been thinking about how to cellar my beer at a nice cool temperature year around but I'm
unable to do this in my house for lack of fridge space.So here is my idea. I'll dig a deep
hole, put a 55g...
Posted in thread: Picked up some Samichlaus tonite . . . on 12-12-2006 at 05:46 PM
Last night I tasted a 2001 bottle of this stuff with my friend who is a Master Beer Judge and
we were both totally blown away. He had tasted it before and didnt like it , but this 5 year
old stuff was...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Temperatures and Fermenting Temps on 11-26-2006 at 11:47 PM
Hey everyone,I ferment my starters at about 75 degrees F. and I pitch them into wort that is
also 75 degrees. Then I put the carboy in a storage room that is about 63-64 degrees.Is this
too much of a ...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 11-26-2006 at 01:46 AM
With OpusX and Padrón you can't go wrong. Padróns are beautiful in every way and OpusX's are
strong and bold. Both have amazing flavor and aroma.
Posted in thread: Second AG Brewing = Fun and Easy! on 11-26-2006 at 12:54 AM
Congrats.Are you sure you didn't forget anything like mashing, sparging or boiling? :) Or
haven't you cleaned up and put everything away.-a.I did keep double checking to make sure I
wasnt missing any ...
Posted in thread: Second AG Brewing = Fun and Easy! on 11-25-2006 at 10:22 PM
Hey everyone,Well I got back on the all-grain horse today and brewed a Robust Porter.I made
plenty of adjustments and corrections from my last brewing and everything has been much, much,
much easier a...
Posted in thread: First AG Brewing = Total and Utter Insanity on 11-22-2006 at 12:48 AM
Hmmmm. Wel,, you exceeded your target gravity so it couldn't have been all bad. my first all
grain was a simple bitter, and I still like to brew them. One question--why did you add boiling
water to ra...
Posted in thread: First AG Brewing = Total and Utter Insanity on 11-21-2006 at 07:31 PM
Well....I did my first AG brew. I started at 11:30AM and ended at around 9:30PM. So what does
that tell you about how it all went? Just picture a chicken with its head cut off moving around
pots and m...
Posted in thread: What is your favorite intoxicant next to beer? on 11-14-2006 at 05:04 PM
You should have made this multiple options. How can I make this decision?Yeah, it is difficult
to make only one choice but I wanted to get an idea of the one type of drink that people
perferred next t...