Last Activity:11-19-2014 10:35 AM
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Posted in thread: Smoking while brewing? on 11-15-2014 at 09:53 PM
I often smoke ribs while I brew.
Posted in thread: Short-neck Bottles on 11-11-2014 at 07:45 PM
Almost all of my bottles (8 cases) are shorties. They are my favorite bottle style My capper
works better on Sierra Nevadas than Lagunitas.
Posted in thread: What is your neighborhood brewery? on 11-04-2014 at 01:29 AM
It's hard to believe that here in the center of California I find myself in the beer
Netherlands. Our neighborhood brewery is Tioga-Sequoia (Fresno) and they don't make very good
Posted in thread: I forgot to starsan. Fatal mistake? on 10-25-2014 at 01:39 AM
I just racked my latest beer to secondary but I failed to sanitize the Better Bottle vessel
with Starsan. Oh, I cleaned it well with oxyclean and rinsed with warm water 3 times but I
failed to swirl s...
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning in 12 days on 10-16-2014 at 03:25 PM
Absolutely. My bottles are always well carbed after 12 days.
Posted in thread: To all those who hate pumpkin beer... on 10-16-2014 at 03:45 AM
I've never tasted a pumpkin beer and I never want to. Sounds disgusting.
Posted in thread: Rhino farts only when reusing yeast on 10-15-2014 at 03:46 PM
I'll bet your problem is a house "bug" just like I got in my brewery. Re-using yeast greatly
multiplies the house bugs that all breweries have. I had to dump all my slurries, start fresh
with new yeas...
Posted in thread: Muscle cramps after drinking a few brews? on 10-13-2014 at 02:24 AM
It may be Gout. Have your doctor check your blood for uric acid. Beer exacerbates gout.
Posted in thread: Drink Beer from Primary - yum on 10-11-2014 at 05:23 PM
I usually sample a couple ounces from the fermenter before bottling day and I always drink a
small glass of my new brew on bottling day. I love beer so much that I think it tastes great
even uncarbed ...
Posted in thread: Ageing beer that is under carbonated on 10-01-2014 at 03:55 AM
I've found that long cold aging improves undercarbed bottles. Put 'em in the fridge for 3+
weeks. They will become very clear probly taste great.