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Posted in thread: Snow! on 04-22-2015 at 03:47 PM
Snow this morning. About 1/4 inch on the ground. I just love Michigan spring, last week shorts
this week coats.
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 04-14-2015 at 01:21 PM
I am in. Thanks for the cool stuff!
Posted in thread: I Love My City on 03-03-2015 at 05:17 PM
I do not like cities... I like woods and tress that go for miles and no houses closer than 1/2
mile. I have lived in many cities:Fort Wayne Indiana -- yuck!Cleveland Ohio -- yuckMiami
Florida -- yuckG...
Posted in thread: [laughs maniacally] on 02-23-2015 at 12:19 AM
Posted in thread: Made a yeast starter but couldnt brew today on 02-23-2015 at 12:18 AM
you can refrigerate in the flask covered for two weeks at least. Longer if you can step it up a
few days before using it.
Posted in thread: whats the best available software? Beer Smith? on 02-21-2015 at 08:43 PM
I have tried Beersmith, BrewTarget Brewers Friend and many others, some free, some were
subscription some were licensed. None of them matched my process or equipment or the way I brew
exactly. So I wr...
Posted in thread: protein rest...Ha on 02-16-2015 at 07:41 PM
I do not brew GF but I do use a protein rest as part of cereal mash. Basically many grains need
a protein rest as they are not significantly modified during malting. (most 2 row barley does
not need a...
Posted in thread: Converting historic recipes on 01-12-2015 at 06:39 PM
A cereal mash is not hard or complicated it is just a separate mash using some of the original
strike water. I use a cereal mash all the time in a stepped mash process. Taking the info
posted for perc...
Posted in thread: going to be a long night on 01-10-2015 at 05:11 AM
Ouch... that's a tough sport to be in, don't give up... some times a little adversity turns out
some great brews
Posted in thread: Having a hard time deciding what styles/recipes of beer I would enjoy... on 01-10-2015 at 05:09 AM
from your descriptions I would think you may enjoy English style ales, they are certainly less
assertive in the hop area and the ones that are hopped a little more use English hops which are