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Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 07-25-2014 at 06:29 AM
First time I stepped up a starter.It is party time in that flask
Posted in thread: Yerba Mate Drinkers? on 07-24-2014 at 01:22 AM
Closeup of the side of the gourd and frame.
Posted in thread: Yerba Mate Drinkers? on 07-24-2014 at 01:21 AM
Inside of the gourd. I only drank 3 or 4 cups out of it before I gave up on the lacquer taste.
Posted in thread: Yerba Mate Drinkers? on 07-24-2014 at 01:20 AM
Bottom of the gourd and stand. I assume the stand is made of the same metal as the rim. It's
stiff but I can bend it if I want to.
Posted in thread: Yerba Mate Drinkers? on 07-24-2014 at 01:17 AM
More pics of the mysterious gourd.Metal rim is not magnetic. Originally I assumed it was the
same metal as the straw. Pewter may be correct. But it never tarnished black. So if it is
pewter, it has a ...
Posted in thread: Where to Buy Bar Keeper's Friend on 07-24-2014 at 12:13 AM
Sorry.Misread.Long day at work.:cross:
Posted in thread: Alton Brown Derrick on 07-24-2014 at 12:08 AM
Alton Brown, what the hell are you frying that requires that much of an apparatus? That's
overkill for frying a turkey if you ask me.Sure, I use a ladder as an A-frame when I'm frying
turkeys. But a b...
Posted in thread: "High ABV, No Carbonation" Stories on 07-23-2014 at 11:51 PM
Two stories:1) I did a big citrus saison. I was planning for it to be about 10%. It was my
first time using Saison yeast and I didn't realize how aggressive it is. It ended up about
11.5%. It took two...
Posted in thread: Why do we measure starters in terms of liquid volume instead of weight of the sugars? on 07-23-2014 at 11:39 PM
I agree with everything above. 1.030 to 1.040 is recommended. Mine end up around 1.045 because
that's the only way I can get the cell count I want in two steps without getting a 3L flask.
Posted in thread: Where to Buy Bar Keeper's Friend on 07-23-2014 at 11:32 PM
It has to be in the grocery stores. Try Smiths, Harmons, or Walmart in the cleaning isle.I have
to canisters of it and I know my wife didn't buy it on Amazon.