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  • Posted in thread: Liquid v dry yeast on 08-15-2016 at 10:45 PM
    I always use dry.... because I brew 2-3 gallon batches and it just doesn't make sense to spend
    the money on liquid yeast for such a small amount. I've used 04,05,06, Nottingham and Abbey
    with good res...

  • Posted in thread: Catalyst Fermentor Kickstarter on 08-15-2016 at 10:39 PM
    Why does everyone want to see what's going on :fro: from brew day until a couple of seconds
    before I drink it I never see my beer.... and haven't ever really had a desire too.There is
    just something a...

  • Posted in thread: Catalyst Fermentor Kickstarter on 08-13-2016 at 01:01 AM
    This. $195 for a SS Brew Bucket.Which is a great item, but it doesn't make it easy to collect
    or get rid of the yeast like this does. That is the major advantage of the Catalyst. The Brew
    Bucket has t...

  • Posted in thread: What brewery are you visiting? on 08-05-2016 at 03:15 AM
    Last week I was in deep west Texas.... Alpine to be exact and I was able to visit Big Bend
    Brewing Company.Really good people making some really good beer. If you find yourself out
    there, give them a ...

  • Posted in thread: Catalyst Fermentor Kickstarter on 08-03-2016 at 02:34 AM
    It looks like it's 100% plastic. I don't trust the base or the valve. Any of it
    actually.Garbage in less than six months.The pledged amount is surprising for something so
    cheaply made, yet costs almos...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 08-03-2016 at 01:33 AM
    I'm in! Great prize!

  • Posted in thread: The Big Three should die on 07-23-2016 at 02:41 PM
    Can they do that? I swear we weren't allowed to buy shelf space in NCI'm pretty sure they
    aren't supposed to be able to do that, but they have a lot of weight to throw around and
    they've certainly don...

  • Posted in thread: What's your next brew? Why? on 07-23-2016 at 12:51 PM
    Three next brews coming up:1. First attempt at an English Mild- I've always wanted to try and
    brew one so let's get it done.2. Two Mo's Pale Ale-this is the favorite beer of my friends that
    I brew. Ge...

  • Posted in thread: AB InBev Considering Takeover of SABMiller on 07-23-2016 at 12:37 PM
    Someone important..... or really someones important got paid to make sure this was allowed.

  • Posted in thread: Brewed my recipe at a brewery on 07-23-2016 at 12:31 PM
    Congrats! Now you should probably mail out samplers to everyone here who can't make it to the

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