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  • Posted in thread: What is your fav. way to clear your palate for next type of beer? on 02-26-2010 at 11:41 PM
    Why bother? Just drink it the new beer until you get the full flavor. Even with a "clean
    palate" it takes a few sips to really experience the full flavor anyway.

  • Posted in thread: The homebrew "twang" is gone!!!! on 02-18-2010 at 11:23 PM
    I am soooo not getting into this argument :) but I did want to point out that the recent HBT
    competition required a posting of the winning recipes. Here is the thread: those who are
    interested can do...

  • Posted in thread: Hot Chics, underwear, and BEER on 02-04-2010 at 11:52 PM
    i feel mislead by the title of this thread :(I have the same reaction.

  • Posted in thread: Have I turned into a HopHead? on 01-30-2010 at 12:08 AM
    Before last weekend I would have said that while I enjoy drinking IPAs I don't like them. I
    have had several tastings of different IPAs, and in November I brewed my own - a mildy powerful
    dry hopped I...

  • Posted in thread: Temperature control: peltier? on 01-28-2010 at 11:41 PM
    Think you can fit a couple cornies in there?Definitely not. But a carboy will just barely fit.
    A lot of the cheaper wine coolers will also have thermoelectric cooling. The problem is that
    this kind of...

  • Posted in thread: Temperature control: peltier? on 01-26-2010 at 11:54 PM

  • Posted in thread: Distilled water! on 01-26-2010 at 11:45 PM
    And that is a big problem too. Just because you read about some guy messing with mash PH or
    counting yeast cells doesn't mean you need to. Perfectly good beer is made by people who just
    follow a basic...

  • Posted in thread: How good is your beer? (really!) on 01-23-2010 at 12:05 AM
    Actually, to really answer this question, the only standardized test is competitions (or at
    least the best test out there). Most of the good craft brew places that I have been to will
    have won multipl...

  • Posted in thread: How good is your beer? (really!) on 01-23-2010 at 12:02 AM
    I wish there was an objective way to actually answer this question.This will seem cynical by
    definitions, but honestly I am guessing that most homebrew is nowhere near as good as good

  • Posted in thread: COLD CRASHING and CONDITIONING on 01-22-2010 at 11:49 PM
    My understanding has always been that the temperature of storage is related to flavor
    stability. The warmer you store the beer the more the flavor is negatively impacted. Beer
    freshness (in terms of d...