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Posted in thread: Anheuser Busch and their deceptive marketing on 01-30-2013 at 03:37 AM
Ok, honestly guys. Nothing wrong with someone pointing out some dishonest business practices of
one company, contrasted with honest business practices of another. AB-Inbev are dishonest,
period. Why s...
Posted in thread: Milling Grain by Hand? on 11-19-2012 at 06:54 AM
I asked the same question back when I switched to all grain and was told hand cranking would
suck. I use a standard corona mill (appropriately adjusted for the proper gap) and it is a lot
of work to b...
Posted in thread: Basic and Awesome Schwarzbier on 11-03-2012 at 02:59 AM
How late do you add your carafa? Do you mill it more carefully than the other malt? I just
finished making a similar recipe and coincidentally I also used exactly .5 lb of carafa and my
nose also told...
Posted in thread: Making my own oak cubes. on 10-18-2012 at 09:45 PM
I am also looking into this idea. I understand that in my area (Pacific Northwest) there are
two major types of oak. Red oak, more common and not suitable, and white oak which is suitable.
Is the cons...
Posted in thread: All Wheat Beers on 10-13-2012 at 07:49 AM
How did it go? I also emailed James Spencer after watching the all wheat vid asking about the
necessity of a decoction/step mash. His only reply was that it is optional. Can anyone tell me
what I woul...
Posted in thread: Brewing with whole corn instead of flaked corn on 09-12-2012 at 03:06 AM
So, brew day went great. Cereal mash with whole feed store corn only added about 45 min to brew
day but was a hell of a mess with splattering corn chunks all over. The bag of corn looked just
Posted in thread: Brewing with whole corn instead of flaked corn on 09-10-2012 at 11:41 PM
lol! My friends would sure disagree. They always ask me to quit trying different styles and
make their favorite style again.I'm making a recipe from Gordon Strong's book called "Ben
Franklin's ale". I...
Posted in thread: Brewing with whole corn instead of flaked corn on 09-10-2012 at 11:21 PM
Thanks Revvy,I kept searching and reading some more. It answered some questions.I'm no expert
but I feel pretty comfortable with cereal mashing.Still not sure how crushing whole corn will
go. I use a ...
Posted in thread: Brewing with whole corn instead of flaked corn on 09-09-2012 at 09:29 AM
I have a similar question myself. I'm thinking about buying bulk corn from a feed store and
crushing it myself, then cereal mashing for any recipes that require corn. I've looked at all
of the threads...
Posted in thread: "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale on 03-08-2012 at 06:46 PM
Wow, my first post and it seemed to have ruffled some feathers. That certainly wasn't my
intention. Just for the sake of clarity regarding my original question, I have read a lot about
secondary vs pr...