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  • The Nordlands
  • Nordeast Brewers Alliance
  • Spruce Cider
  • Sour Peach Saison
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  • Posted in thread: I've got the stuck sparge blues... on 08-31-2015 at 09:01 PM
    today, I had to use a large spoon to get under the edge of the false bottom and move things
    around to get things flowing again. The situation added a considerable amount of unproductive
    time to my bre...

  • Posted in thread: What to brew with Irish Ale Yeast? on 08-31-2015 at 03:47 PM
    Irish ale is my current favorite yeast for most english/american alesI think it works well in
    IPAs, Porters, Stouts, Brown's.I've done a few variations of a Red Rye with it.You could do
    Barleywine, Im...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3726-PC Farmhouse Ale, Experience? on 08-27-2015 at 02:32 PM
    That got drier than I've gotten it to go. Did you say you mixed it with some dregs?Agree with
    you on its profile. I've always gotten a bit of bubblegum with it

  • Posted in thread: Would you skip the starter for Wyeast 3711 Saison? on 08-25-2015 at 09:16 PM
    Id still make a starter. Belgians are the most yeast driven large category of beer and saisons
    are the most yeast driven on the Belgians. So why skimp on the yeast pitch? Its like trying to
    make an IP...

  • Posted in thread: Help! tired of chucking beer... on 08-25-2015 at 05:06 PM
    My specific cleaning process is 2-3 tablespoons of starsan and about 1/4 gal of water in what
    ever vessel I am cleaning, I then make sure I have thorough coverage with this concentrate and
    rinse 3 tim...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone else annoyed with newer breweries using cans? on 08-18-2015 at 02:11 PM
    Not annoyed in the slightest. Plenty of free bottles out there for the picking. Reuse my
    homebrew bottles all the time. Get them from friends.Cans are great for outdoors activities
    (canoeing, camping,...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Brewer Applicant on 08-17-2015 at 03:35 PM
    Did they tell you they can't pay you even $30K? That's not exactly out of the realm of standard
    for a head brewer. Depending upon what they're offering, it may not even be worth it. No, if I
    was their...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Brewer Applicant on 08-17-2015 at 02:50 PM
    Best case, you can run the show since they don't have any specifics in mind.Worst case, they'll
    run over every idea you have since they don't have any specifics in mind.Those are my fears and
    hopes, e...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Brewer Applicant on 08-17-2015 at 02:46 PM
    If this is not the job you want to die doing, then maybe just come at it as experience on a
    commercial system? That will be very valuable, and this could be your way in. Just realize that
    if there is ...

  • Posted in thread: Advice for Brewer Applicant on 08-17-2015 at 02:35 PM
    If they have no vision, they cannot see.run...run away.Kinda what I'm thinking.It's not that
    they have no vision. I think they have very grand visions. But lack specifics. Maybe a little
    of not being ...

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