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Posted in thread: Finally Got Results from First Homebrew Competition on 08-27-2014 at 07:43 PM
32 is good. In pretty much any competition, scoring over 30 means you've got a pretty decent
beer.One point, though... Consistency is not common between competitions regarding scores. Some
Posted in thread: In Defense of a Secondary on 08-27-2014 at 04:45 AM
This is one of those things that I have never been able to figure out. Every one wants to do a
yeast starter-- nessesary or not. No one wants to do a secondary??? That makes sense, let's
have a good v...
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 08-27-2014 at 02:51 AM
are you seriously just plagiarizing my post? seen this kind of spam on blogs. To make it not
look like spam, they copy an existing comment so it looks like it's legit, but then embed their
Posted in thread: Yeast amount question.... on 08-27-2014 at 12:18 AM
Good question. Proper pitch rates are definitely better than improper rates. That said, at this
point your focus should just be "enough" yeast. Close counts in horseshoes, hand grenades, and
Posted in thread: Free Sam Adams Beer Stein on 08-25-2014 at 08:31 PM
Of course its void in my state. Damn you Sam AdamsMine too... About the only time that someone
can say that TX and CA are alike!
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 08-25-2014 at 12:21 AM
Yeah definitely less. No, the other one was something I picked up at the grocery called "Ride
'em Cowgirl" or some such BS. First ingredient? SALT! Ugh. Didn't pay attention to that one.The
Posted in thread: Help me computer people! on 08-19-2014 at 07:10 PM
Good Question. Factory settings are usually very easy to load, but computers usually come with
a bunch of necessary (and IMO unwanted) software.Exactly. My real answer (if it were me) is
"put Ubuntu o...
Posted in thread: Help me computer people! on 08-19-2014 at 03:25 AM
Buy a portable USB HDD like the WD Passport line (full disclosure: I work for WD). Copy your
files to the Passport. Then, find your computer maker's recovery disk. Follow its instructions
to restore y...
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 08-19-2014 at 01:59 AM
Tri tip you want to do hot and fast. @250-275 until its medium rare (135) and then off the
smoker and onto a fire hot grill to sear it. Wrap it, let it rest, and then slice for
sammichesAll in all it ...
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 08-18-2014 at 02:09 AM
Brisket and some bacon-wrapped asparagus.The brisket came out a bit dry on the flat. I think I
need to better analyze the heat flow in the smoker as I think there's a cold spot right in the