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  • Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 03-05-2013 at 05:20 AM
    Tripel. Been in the bottle for about 4 or 5 months. American Barleywine. Only a month in the
    bottle. My first brew. The relatively few that I have left have been in the bottle for nearly
    8 months....

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 02-06-2013 at 11:47 PM
    Something I find funny is when people make statements like "I like dark beers" when I know it
    really means they like Guinness and they've probably never heard of, let alone tasted a dunkel
    or schwarzb...

  • Posted in thread: Extract is expensive! on 02-06-2013 at 03:52 AM
    $1.64/ lb is my cost for LMEThat works out pretty well for you and where you are. For me,
    though, it's $3/lb for DME and about 75 or 80 cents a pound for base grains.

  • Posted in thread: Extract is expensive! on 02-06-2013 at 03:40 AM
    That is still a high price to pay for extract.Yah, that's why if you extract brew full-time
    buying in bulk is your best option. Doing so brings the cost down to about $3 a pound. It's
    still cheaper fo...

  • Posted in thread: Extract is expensive! on 02-06-2013 at 03:15 AM
    I wonder how much extract the OP bought. For $45 I can get 12 pounds of dry extract which is
    enough for a 1.100 beer. Most of my extract batches only cost about $30 for 5.5 gallons
    (excepting HG and e...

  • Posted in thread: I f'd up pitching yeast to starter on 02-01-2013 at 07:06 AM
    What's your OG?

  • Posted in thread: Lürchenbeir Double Chocolate Irish Stout on 02-01-2013 at 05:41 AM
    Sounds pretty good, but just to be precise what you have with the lack of roasted barley and
    the addition of lactose is going to be far closer to a sweet stout than an Irish dry.

  • Posted in thread: Boosting ABV in Scottish Ale kit on 02-01-2013 at 04:09 AM
    3.25% abv is completely appropriate for Scottish ale. Are you wanting to boost the abv just for
    the sake of boosting abv?

  • Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 01-31-2013 at 05:48 PM
    I tend to think that most SA bashing is done because it's trendy. Craft beer hipsterism. By
    craft brew standards most of SA's offering fall somewhere between average and good. Their
    imperial pilsner a...

  • Posted in thread: Did I Just Ruin A Milk Stout? on 01-31-2013 at 07:19 AM
    Lactose dissolves in water (clearly illustrated in the case of milk) but as with all sugar
    solubility increases with temperature. You'll probably end up with some undissolved lactose at
    the bottom of ...