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Posted in thread: Fermentation Schedule on 10-15-2013 at 07:06 PM
I would bottle and expect it to be carbed up when you return. Something to look forward on the
trip home . . .
Posted in thread: Smoked porter on 10-14-2013 at 07:04 PM
To me, it reads more like a smoked stout. Whatever you call it, I'd think it would be pretty
smoky, roasty and full-bodied. I would also think that it would need to condition for a few
months to round...
Posted in thread: Summer of '84 on 10-11-2013 at 04:39 PM
In 1984 I was living in an Athabaskan Indian village in Interior Alaska, teaching school and
learning a great deal about the world and myself.
Posted in thread: Great Literature not about Beer on 10-09-2013 at 05:49 PM
To the many great books already listed, I would add these:Ivan Doig's The Sea RunnersKen
Kesey's Sometimes a Great NotionLouise Erdrich's Last Report on the Miracles at Little No
Posted in thread: Help me to take my beer to 11 - Water Chemistry on 09-04-2013 at 05:34 PM
Most of what is on the report isn't very helpful. Phone the city water company and ask to speak
with a chemist. Tell her / him that you need to know the ppm of these:[*]Calcium Ca[*]Sodium
Posted in thread: Whats the TRUTH about dry yeast? Liquid vs. Dry on 07-11-2013 at 07:53 PM
For most American and English ales, I use dry yeast and find them excellent and cost effective.
For specialty ales I need the more specific strains only available in liquid form. They both
have a plac...
Posted in thread: Bottled Beer (1.5 Years) on 07-03-2013 at 07:48 PM
Smells good, tastes good. Smells bad, tastes bad. This is readily answerable.
Posted in thread: All-Grain Brewers: How long does your typical brew day take? on 07-03-2013 at 07:41 PM
Sweet beginning to bitter end -> 6 hours.Soon to upgrade from a turkey fryer to a Blichmann
burner, and hoping that will shave half an hour to 45 minutes from current times.
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 06-26-2013 at 08:38 PM
In the carboys are a brown porter and an American amber. Porter's moving to bottles tomorrow.
The amber has more quiet time ahead.
Posted in thread: Whats Your Next Batch To Brew? on 06-20-2013 at 05:17 AM
I've a white IPA in mind, inspired by Deschutes' Chainbreaker.