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  • Posted in thread: Quad cities brewers on 03-04-2014 at 11:58 PM
    I'm from the Quad Cities but I live in Tucson, AZ now so I don't think that helps you! :)

  • Posted in thread: Most annoying response when you tell someone you're a homebrewer? on 01-04-2014 at 10:37 PM
    My mom at Christmas, "why would you want to brew your own beer?"After long thought I think the
    best way to respond to this type of response is to turn it back on them. If they like to bake
    things, "Wh...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Ames, IA on 03-02-2013 at 10:38 PM
    Go Cyclones!!!!!Okay, now that I have that out of my system, if you want to just kind of ease
    into the all-grain world, look into doing a few partial mash BIAB batches. The only special
    equipment need...

  • Posted in thread: adding to beer kits ? on 01-24-2013 at 11:50 PM
    It is very hard to help someone add to a kit when we don't even know what it is, if its a
    canned prehopped kit using dried malt extract instead of sugar and using fresh yeast (dried or
    liquid appropri...

  • Posted in thread: adding to beer kits ? on 01-22-2013 at 11:54 PM
    Well, it sounds like an interesting topic, but can potentially open up a new can of worms. I
    mean there are so many things that can be changed/added/subtracted to make a recipe your own.
    And you reall...

  • Posted in thread: adding to beer kits ? on 01-21-2013 at 11:25 PM
    You know, this was one of the things that encouraged me to go to kitless brewing after my
    second kit. When I buy a box of cake mix it has instructions for making it, but it also
    includes options for s...

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 01-03-2013 at 11:35 PM
    Thanks for refreshing my memory on the rest of the details I also studied this in school in my
    ethic class but its been a few years ago since that class.There is also the fact that phsyics
    with water ...

  • Posted in thread: old school brewing on 11-08-2012 at 11:27 PM
    It also available at Project Gutenberg in various formats for your consideration.

  • Posted in thread: Nice article on how AB InBev is trying to destroy good beer for higher profits on 11-04-2012 at 10:51 PM
    Sure the article seems awful and evil. It's nothing more than capitalism at its finest.It's the
    goal of capitalism to make and sell inexpensive products and not to make and sell cheap
    products. This i...

  • Posted in thread: Lid on or lid off? on 10-31-2012 at 12:32 AM
    When I'm brewing outside where bugs and what-not can fall in I do a partial cover to allow the
    VOCs to escape. When indoors, topless.

Brewer's Dilemma: A watched pot never boils; an unwatched pot boils over.