Last Activity:05-27-2015 3:29 PM
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Posted in thread: Got my wife on board with my out of control hobby on 05-27-2015 at 04:48 PM
Life is so much easier when the wife is on board. My wife has gone from a miller lite drinker,
to pale ales, and now to IPA's. She buys me gift cards to the lhbs and the in-laws have bought
me kegs, c...
Posted in thread: Muddy Creek Brewery: Hot Break! on 05-27-2015 at 04:41 PM
Bobeer and 1977, What I can tell you is that everyone told US that summers will reduce your
sales. We didn't believe that. Now, with taverns, it makes sense that people would go out
during the summer ...
Posted in thread: Muddy Creek Brewery: Hot Break! on 05-27-2015 at 03:14 PM
Thanks for all the information you give about the biz! It's very interesting to read. A friend
and I were putting together a business plan to open a startup nano a few years back but decided
to wait o...
Posted in thread: I am giving up beer for 30 days on 05-26-2015 at 08:11 PM
First of all. Good luck man! It's nice to clear the ole noggin every once in a while. I think
you'll really enjoy the time away. Keep up posted! I should do something like this too just for
the sake o...
Posted in thread: how does bad beer happen? on 05-26-2015 at 07:35 PM
The big ones for me are fermentation temp control, oxidation, yeast pitch amount, good brewing
water, sanitation, and the crush when you're milling your own grain. If you get all those down
Posted in thread: kegging half and bottling half on 05-21-2015 at 11:59 PM
It took me a couple tries to get the pressure right, but it works well. I've only opened them a
few hours to a day later and the carb was good, but really... where could the carbonation go
once the bo...
Posted in thread: kegging half and bottling half on 05-21-2015 at 01:16 PM
This. I will never boil sugar rack to the botteling bucket ever again. Bottling from the keg
works out awesome.https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ln3sGEmfijsHey, that looks simple enough... How
long does t...
Posted in thread: kegging half and bottling half on 05-19-2015 at 07:29 PM
No, there is still a bunch of yeast in suspension... more than enough to get the job done. I've
heard people say they take a little longer to carb, but haven't found this to be the case in
Posted in thread: kegging half and bottling half on 05-19-2015 at 05:53 PM
so if I cold crash the whole batch in the fermentor I shouldn't have any issues racking over
enough yeast to carb it naturally in the bottle?
Posted in thread: kegging half and bottling half on 05-19-2015 at 01:26 PM
I split the cost of a batch of IPA with a friend. He has to bottle his half and I want to keg
mine. I usually cold crash IPA's before I keg and force carb so I can drink it fresh asap. This
is my budd...