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Posted in thread: Your recipe or someone else's? on 12-18-2012 at 04:18 AM
I almost always design my own. Recent exception, I needed a 2nd beer (jockey box has two
faucets) for my 1st child's 1st birthday party (also made 20 lbs pulled pork and about 40
burgers :rockin:) to ...
Posted in thread: My Recipe Builder Project on 11-04-2012 at 07:54 PM
Back to the parameters, in our example above, we have selected style 10A. American Pale Ale.
The sheet starts out with 10 pounds of US two row pale malt in the “grist” area of
the sheet (d...
Posted in thread: My Recipe Builder Project on 11-04-2012 at 07:44 PM
A note on this recipe builder: As it is not a program, but rather a file, it must be manually
updated for things like changes in the alpha acid content of the hops you purchase, adding new
grains or h...
Posted in thread: My Recipe Builder Project on 11-04-2012 at 07:34 PM
I decided that rather than spend money on canned brewing software (not that there’s
anything wrong with that), it would be fun to develop a recipe builder on my own. I know my way
around Excel, ...
Posted in thread: Rehydrating Dry Yeast on 06-29-2012 at 02:10 AM
I've tried the rehydrating thing a couple times on the recommendation of Jamil and others, but
to me, the risk of contamination is just too high, and the steps too difficult for me to bother
Posted in thread: LHBS St. Louis? on 06-29-2012 at 01:57 AM
StL Wine & Beer is the place really. They specialize in homebrewing supplies and equipment,
rather than Worm's Way, whose specialty is gardening supplies and equipment and trying to
figure out if ever...
Posted in thread: What Happened to My Beer?!?! on 05-30-2012 at 02:16 AM
A little off topic and not trying to high jack but I agree! Everyone talks about going to keg
and then I read all these threads about all these problems and expenses and I just stick with
Posted in thread: What's your favorite BMC beer? on 05-30-2012 at 01:46 AM
Being a StL boy, I really like Michelob (like a poster commented above, Michelob regular, not
Light, Ultra, 64 or whatever). While Budweiser is just ok, it is rice beer afterall. Michelob
is AB's all ...
Posted in thread: Best practices for washing bottles... how do you do it? on 11-19-2011 at 01:59 PM
Rinse bottle right after pouring the beer in a glass. If the bottle has a label then I soak it
in Oxyclean.Before bottling, I put each bottle in a bucket with Starsan in it. I spray Starsan
on my dish...
Posted in thread: Orval Only Ages for 2 Months... how? on 10-31-2011 at 12:19 AM
I'm going to use some Orval dregs for a beer soon, so I've been going around NYC trying to find
some older bottles of the stuff. Figure I want to get as much Brett character as possible. But
- Greetings from England - First brew: Coopers English Bitter
- What are you drinking now?
- 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE!
- Jaybird's Stainless False Bottoms
- Finally Got A KEG!
- AG Cream Ale
- Kegged brew longevity???
- Sanitizing chocolate powder
- Northern Colorado - Interest check for group grain buy
- time to play the "can you name this style by the pictures" game.
- Wit - 3944 not Fermenting out