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Posted in thread: Breweries in Napa Valley CA?? on 03-17-2010 at 10:43 PM
Napa Smith is relatively new and has some good beers, the other I know of in Napa is Downtown
Joes which I have no knowledge of.
Posted in thread: Hello from the SF Bay Area! on 03-10-2010 at 11:04 PM
More bay area - nice
Posted in thread: Citra Hops on 03-03-2010 at 09:16 PM
The brewery has a standing program of making single hop beers to help patrons learn the
different flavor and aroma characteristics of each. They just use American 2 row and which ever
hop it might be....
Posted in thread: Citra Hops on 03-03-2010 at 04:20 PM
My local brewery has a citra smash on tap right now that is really nice, I can see no reason
not to use them for bittering.
Posted in thread: Question about Transferring on 03-02-2010 at 04:12 PM
I also wonder how you would sanitize the spigot, invert it and fill it with starsan?
Interesting concept but I would stick with a racking cane or autosiphon. FWIW I love my
Posted in thread: Who uses Mt Hood hops? on 02-03-2010 at 10:42 PM
I am currently working on an IPA recipe with MT hood centennial magnum and dry cascade. I am
using the mt hood for the spiciness and noble aromas. I was supposed to brew it last weekend
but now it loo...
Posted in thread: Mason Jars? on 01-18-2010 at 04:30 PM
I too use them as small growlers if I am going somewhere and do not want to worry about losing
the container I brought the beer in. Fill a couple of pints for tasting from the keg and off
Posted in thread: West Coast Brewery Tour required on 01-15-2010 at 05:37 PM
Starting in SF I would go to Anchor one of the originals for sure also a good tour. Lunch at
the rogue ale house in SF could be interesting they have a great beer selection. Might swing by
pyramid in ...
Posted in thread: batch sparging times on 01-08-2010 at 05:19 PM
I have considered dropping the second addition and will probably give it a try on the next
batch.Add strike water, stir well. wait til conversion is done (I find I can reach conversion
in 30 min, but ...
Posted in thread: So how did everyone's pumpkin or sweet potato ales turn out? on 01-08-2010 at 05:17 PM
Not infected just lots of unfermentables that left it sweet and almost cloying and either not
enough or too much spice depending on who you asked. I am an IPA and stout drinker so it just
wasn't my cu...