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Posted in thread: State Fair Homebrew Competition on 08-28-2013 at 09:40 PM
I have not but keep meaning to. The cool thing is that you win based on your county. You could
walk away with a bunch of firsts/golds just because you were the only entry in that category
from your co...
Posted in thread: Low attenuation please help! on 02-04-2011 at 06:59 AM
Was thinking if you are fermenting outside it could be getting colder than 68 in a temp
controlled fridge. Im no expert, but I dont think you have a starter issue. When I started I
brewed a few beers ...
Posted in thread: Temperature change on 02-04-2011 at 06:17 AM
Suck it up and turn it down to 65. ;)
Posted in thread: Low attenuation please help! on 02-04-2011 at 05:53 AM
What temp are you fermenting at...... is it fermenting outside of a heated area?
Posted in thread: Samual Smith's Stingo on 10-26-2010 at 04:45 AM
My favorite $10+ beer this year. Many delicious and distinct flavors going on. If I wasn't a
cheapa$$ I would buy a bunch and age them. Worth the $13.... wont buy again this year.... but
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Lager - Slow Starter? on 10-24-2010 at 05:36 PM
I have a dunkel on this right now. The pack was 2 months old and did not swell. The first
starter took longer than usual to get going, about 24 hours. My beer has been on this for about
6 days now, an...
Posted in thread: Lagunitas - Little Sumpin' on 10-04-2010 at 01:20 AM
Really liked this beer. Nice to find something different in the AIPA style, very nice. Tried
Sumpin Wild also. Nice beer but thought the Belgian yeast was drowned out by the high IBU's.
Posted in thread: Quick question/survey on water adjustments.MASH and SPARGE on 09-16-2010 at 09:24 PM
I do add the salts to my boil as the spreadsheet suggests. My understanding is that it
influences the flavor of the final product, enhances bitterness/maltiness etc. As for the 5.2,
in my experience i...
Posted in thread: Deschutes Hop in the Dark on 09-12-2010 at 04:41 AM
Bottle I am drinking right now has it listed at 70 IBU's, as opposed to 75 on the website.
Bottle also has a "best after" date, which I have never seen before.
Posted in thread: Samuel Smith Stingo on 09-09-2010 at 11:58 PM
All the Samuel Smith's I have seen are in the $3-4 range....... except the Stingo. It was $13.
I dont know if its worth it, but Im picking one up tomorrow night. Everything I have had from
SS has been...