Last Activity:06-29-2009 3:11 PM
Posted in thread: Sweetening Beer on 06-16-2009 at 04:38 AM
I used Splenda in a raspberry brew for the SWMBO. She's pretty happy with it, but a buddy had
some awhile back and commented that it tasted like it was sweetened with an artificial
Posted in thread: Great British Beer Festival 2009 on 06-15-2009 at 03:16 AM
FYI, we booked out tickets through Virgin Vacations a month or two ago. We got round trip
airfare and 7 nights hotel stay 2 minutes from the festival for $813 each. That's all the fees
and junk includ...
Posted in thread: Ale Yeast Recommendation on 06-13-2009 at 01:22 AM
If cost isn't too much of a factor, try 3 different ones and go with the one you like. I have 5
different strains in my bank now. I personally recommend Nottingham if you are planning British
Posted in thread: Great British Beer Festival 2009 on 06-13-2009 at 01:11 AM
My buddy and I are taking our dads. We'll be landing about 730 that first morning and staying
through to Sunday. Hope to run into you.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 06-13-2009 at 12:47 AM
Brewing a Summer Ale recipe I found in "Radical Brewing" and making up my first recipe for a
chocolate stout. I think the SWMBO will also be helping!
Posted in thread: Buying bottles in DC/Metro area on 06-11-2009 at 06:59 PM
Saw once that somone just goes around on recycle day and checks people's recycle bins. This
guys said his kids won't let him do it in his own neighborhood though. Lol
Posted in thread: all you fruit users..... on 06-01-2009 at 02:17 AM
Btw, I don't think it was mentioned, but the purpose of freezing is to break up the cellular
walls and exposing more of the sugars and flavors in a similar way that pureeing will.As far as
Posted in thread: Great British Beer Festival on 05-27-2009 at 05:32 PM
Just wondering if anyone else will be at the beer fest in London in August? My buddy and I are
taking our fathers and plan to have a great time. Would be pretty cool if we happened to meet
Posted in thread: Brewing with kids? on 05-20-2009 at 08:45 PM
As far as legality goes.... most states allow minors to drink at home under the supervision of
their parents. Ethically..... I personally see nothing wrong with a child being educated in the
Posted in thread: NC officially bans smoking in bars / restaurants on 05-15-2009 at 08:45 PM
I agree springer! Why can't everyone just be the lemings we're supposed to be and stand in line
for our cup of the special Kool-Aid?