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Posted in thread: Trip to San Antonio - Brewery suggestions? on 02-26-2014 at 01:30 PM
I am headed to Ft Sam Houston in San Antonio so I am looking for good breweries to visit
(preferably ones serving food for dinner) and hotel recommendations within walking distance of
those breweries ...
Posted in thread: Safale US-05's alcohol tolerance? on 01-31-2014 at 06:39 PM
I brewed an IIPA that finished at 9.5% using 2 packets of US-05. No issues with the ferment or
carbonation. Only thing I noticed was that it took a bit longer to achieve the proper balance
in the bott...
Posted in thread: St. Paul, MN - breweries to visit? on 01-10-2014 at 07:15 PM
I am headed up to St. Paul next week. Any recommendations on which brewery(s) I should hit? I
am not sure how many days I will be there so if there is a decent hotel located within walking
Posted in thread: Water filter on 12-31-2013 at 01:10 AM
I was thinking about putting one of these together. Question for y'all. My Brita filter says
that you should not let it dry out. If I build one of these it will be for filtering water for
Posted in thread: Anyone canning turkey? on 12-31-2013 at 12:52 AM
For low acid foods you need a pressure cooker so you can get the temp up above boiling
(212F/100C), whereas foods with adequate acid (think tomatoes) you can use a standard canning
set up.We can rabbi...
Posted in thread: Monster mill for cracking corn? on 12-30-2013 at 11:52 AM
Thanks for all the advice. I actually looked at the upgraded MM2-2.0 and it specifically says
that it will crack corn. It has a wider gap which seems to be the problem with the others. I
cannot look a...
Posted in thread: Starbucks vs Exit 6 brewpub on 12-29-2013 at 12:54 AM
Yet another reason to hate those greedy bastards. They make crappy coffee, sell it for way too
much, and do their best to put every small business out of business. I thought they usually
stuck to putt...
Posted in thread: off flavors develop in bottles on 12-27-2013 at 12:42 AM
I am getting a bit frustrated. My last few batches have been phenomenal when I open the first
bottle, but the second is fair and the third is OFF. I made a hefe weizen and the first bottle
Posted in thread: Monster mill for cracking corn? on 12-21-2013 at 12:07 AM
I am about to purchase a mill and have pretty well settled on the MM2 but curious if this will
crack corn as well. I would like to supplement my chicken feed with home grown corn but need to
crack it ...
Posted in thread: dual purpose mill? on 12-18-2013 at 12:44 AM
I would like to have a mill for crushing grain for brewing. I would also like to have a mill
for grinding corn into meal or wheat into flour. Can I do both with a single mill? What do I
need to look f...