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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-15-2014 at 01:15 PM
Posted in thread: Keezer build question on 02-23-2014 at 11:11 PM
I'm getting ready to start my keezer build next weekend and have a question. I am planning to
use 2x6's for the collar and plan to adhere that to the chest freezer meaning that the lid will
Posted in thread: Who's brewing this thanksgiving (or the day after)? on 11-27-2013 at 02:56 PM
Doing a holiday ale for Christmas and an ESB.Chris
Posted in thread: Has brewing affected your opinion of commercial beers? on 08-26-2013 at 11:19 PM
I have definately become more critical but would stop far short of saying that all commercial
beers are bland. I think we have seen the craftbrew movement take the term "commercial beer" in
a whole ne...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-10-2013 at 10:36 PM
Just finished putting an oatmeal stout and a porter, both 5 gal, to bed to ferment.Chris
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 08-07-2013 at 02:45 PM
Had the opportunity to visit AHBS while in Austin last month. Very professional and clean
operation. Extremely helpful staff who are passionate about beer. They are my go to place as I
don't have a LH...
Posted in thread: First attempt at a yeast starter on 08-01-2013 at 12:02 AM
There's many threads on this subject, but suffice to say the flavor contribution of pitched
starters is worried about far more than any actual observed problems. If you are worried about
it, go ahead ...
Posted in thread: Primary to secondary question on 07-31-2013 at 11:00 PM
I don't rack to a secondary...at least haven't yet. Nowhere near an expert but have had good
success with just primary. If for no other reason, I worry about increased chance of infection
Posted in thread: Better to over or underpitch on 07-30-2013 at 11:27 PM
Nowhere near an expert, but...Unless you are planning to have a batched judged, a commercial
brewer friend of mine told me that it is normally better to over pitch. Not necessarily an
issue for you bu...
Posted in thread: Freezing sausage for smoking at a later date on 07-30-2013 at 11:21 PM
Yes, you can freeze the sausage before smoking. Make sure to get as much air out of the package
before sealing as possible. If you have s vacuum sealer, that would work best. Otherwise, you
can use fr...