Last Activity:11-27-2013 1:15 PM
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Posted in thread: Sierra Nevada on 10-25-2013 at 02:48 PM
Man, that is really awesome! It is amazing to see some companies that "get it". It makes very
solid business sense too : 1,000* knit caps @ $4 bucks a pop** = $4,000 1,000* cards @ $1 a
piece = $1,000...
Posted in thread: Soapy Taste in Session IPA on 10-24-2013 at 05:40 PM
In some commercial brews I have definitely picked up a "soapy" taste to the IPA and always
wondered if it was my nose/taste buds reacting to a specific hop... interested to hear what
others have to sa...
Posted in thread: Grain shelf life in bucket on 10-16-2013 at 07:55 PM
I plan on buying a 55lb bag of grain soon and I am going to do exactly what the preppers do for
this kind of medium to long term storage. It' a grain, so just get a mylar bag and some oxygen
Posted in thread: Solo Cup on 10-04-2013 at 08:51 PM
All the time. Either that or a one pint canning jar
Posted in thread: Does brewtoad make anyone else want to shoot themselves in the face? on 09-04-2013 at 10:41 PM
I use Brewer's Friend ( but it has a really annoying limit in the number of recipes before it
wants you to pay (I think it is 5... which is really low). It seems to work and stays pretty
much out of ...
Posted in thread: cream ale brew with large yeast cake(i think) on 09-04-2013 at 01:16 AM
Yeah - agree with STZ. Definitely looks like leftover proteins from cold break. Did you strain
the wort when moving it into the fermenter? If not, might be worth looking into picking up a
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 08-30-2013 at 05:17 PM
Hey bedman - Fair enough & not a bad philosophy. I was hearing that hop bines during the
hottest days of summer really needed up to 4 gallons of water per day (I think this is for
mature plants?). I t...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 08-28-2013 at 02:43 AM
Holy shnikes... the yeilds off of some of the first year hops posted in this thread is making
me insanely jealous. That is a hell of a haul. I picked off maybe 2oz from my cascade (at best)
and have b...
Posted in thread: Torn: Keg -OR- Burner on 08-28-2013 at 02:32 AM
Just ordered the burner. Pissed - ordered from NB but 20 min later saw midwest was running a
free shipping deal. Could have saved by 15 bucks. Such is life I guess...Will be saving up for
the keg purc...
Posted in thread: Things SWMBO says on brewday: on 08-27-2013 at 12:50 AM
At first, when racking to the fermentor or secondary, my wife would ask me in a smart ass tone
- "are you rackin' off again? Jeez, you're always rackin' off.. can't help yourself..." Now
when when I e...